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At least that's what a report from Bloomberg said back in 2009. They were talking about rates hovering around five percent. Today, rates are under four percent for a 30-year fixed-rate loan. Reason No. 1 to buy now: Rates are low"Low mortgage rates continue to keep ownership less expensive than r...
04/09/2015
   This is one of the best times to get a fixed-rate mortgage. A fixed rate simply means that the mortgage lender charges you a fixed rate of interest that doesn't ever change over the life of the loan.    If you get a fixed rate of 4.00 percent, you will be paying four percent in interest until ...
04/02/2015
   You may think it's your last chance to refinance your mortgage before interest rates go through the roof. Or, you feel your home's value has risen enough that you can get a better deal on your mortgage debt.    So how do you determine whether or not you qualify to refinance? First, establish h...
04/01/2015
   The Mortgage Bankers Association announced in late February that housing is poised for stronger growth in 2015. Yet mortgage interest rates remain low. Should you lock in a rate now or see what happens?      That depends on your tolerance for risk. Despite a positive outlook for the economy, r...
03/29/2015
   Home purchases among single people are a growing trend, as buyers take advantage of low rates and available funds to transition from renting to homeownership.    And by and large, those singles are not men.     "A few decades ago, a single woman buying real estate on her own was a rarity. Bef...
03/15/2015
    National average 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rates have been under five percent for over five years. They should stay low forever, right? Economists predict that the soaring economy, improved job outlook and ebullient consumer confidence will cause the Federal Reserve to start raisin...
03/10/2015
The National Association of REALTORS® has announced that there's a housing supply shortage. Homes are selling quickly and home prices are starting to inch up again. It's becoming a seller's market in many areas. Any time the market changes, it's time to change strategies. During a buyer's market...
03/10/2015
   When you go online to look at mortgage rates, it can be confusing. The only way to get the best rate is to talk to real lenders.     First, decide on which loan program you're going to compare. You need to decide between a fixed, an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) and a hybrid. A fixed rate is...
02/24/2015
         Depending on your desired area of residence, budget and personal preferences, searching for a new place to call home can be tedious. Whether it be an apartment, condo, townhouse or single-residence you’re in the market for, including close family and friends in your search can alleviate ...
01/27/2015
         The banner statement of the tech revolution is adorned with the words "innovation" and "disruption". More than creating products, the tech industry is about creating ideas that change the way we think about everyday commodities and activities. It seems only logical that the shifting visi...
01/26/2015
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