The Mortgage Reports

Affordable homes: the country’s 10 hottest neighborhoods

Affordable homes: the country’s 10 hottest neighborhoodsAffordable homes: They're out there Finding a neighborhood that’s within your budget and desirable to live in isn’t easy. Home prices continue to climb across the country, and many of the best cities with in-demand amenities are too expensive for first-time buyers. That does not mean affordable homes and areas don't exist. Worthy areas – […]...

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New report predicts higher home prices but lower taxes and deals in some areas

New report predicts higher home prices but lower taxes and deals in some areasHome prices are higher overall. But that does not necessarily mean housing has become less affordable....

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Mortgage rates today, February 16, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today, February 16, plus lock recommendationsMortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall....

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What mortgage rate history can tell us about the future

What mortgage rate history can tell us about the futureHow useful is mortgage rate history? Mortgage rate history may sound a pretty boring topic. Indeed, you may subscribe to the Henry Ford school, which believes that all history is bunk. However, knowing how mortgage rates behaved in the past can help you understand what might happen to them in the future. That knowledge could […]...

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Renovations named top reason for HELOCs – but many still don’t know what HELOCs do

Renovations named top reason for HELOCs – but many still don’t know what HELOCs doHome renovations are the No. 1 reason homeowners take out HELOCS – or Home Equity Lines of Credit, but that doesn’t mean they’re popular by any means. In fact, according to a new survey, the majority of homeowners have never even heard of a HELOC – or the ways it can benefit their home and pocketbook....

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Mortgage rates today, February 15, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today, February 15, plus lock recommendationsMortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall....

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