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9/19/2019 4:45:39 AM

Mortgage rates are up this week according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey, but house hunters shouldn't lose heart. Here's why.

9/19/2019 4:30:07 AM

Mortgage 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.

9/19/2019 4:30:05 AM

Affordability is the No. 1 priority for today’s homebuyers, but that’s not all they want in a house. Research shows crime and commutes matter, too.

9/18/2019 11:21:35 AM

Federal Reserve cuts its rate, but mortgage rates undecisive A highly debated move — both in markets and within the Fed itself — resulted in a 0.25% rate cut to […]

9/18/2019 6:16:54 AM

The Fed adjourns from a 2-day meeting Wednesday. The group doesn't set mortgage rates but it can influence them. How this week's meeting could affect your refinance and purchase mortgage rate.

9/18/2019 5:50:21 AM

The Federal Reserve is the central banker of the USA. How "the Fed" works, what it actually does, and how it affects everyday U.S. mortgage rates.

9/18/2019 4:30:51 AM

Mortgage 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.

9/18/2019 4:30:44 AM

Want great weather and affordable housing costs? Then consider buying a house in the Southeast. The region is America’s “sweet spot” for both.

9/17/2019 7:07:26 AM

Mortgage 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.

9/17/2019 4:45:40 AM

The Fed is feeling pressure to lower bank rates at this week's meeting. Learn how Trump and others are influencing the Fed, and how this might affect you.

9/17/2019 4:30:44 AM

The American dream home has white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. For Millennials, it's also in the suburbs.

9/17/2019 2:36:54 AM

All about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) including how to get a mortgage that won't require it. Live rates from actual mortgage lenders.

9/16/2019 4:45:30 AM

If the Fed decides to cut the federal funds rate at this month's meeting, consumers could see savings reflected in mortgage rates and elsewhere.

9/16/2019 4:30:25 AM

Mortgage 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.

9/16/2019 4:30:11 AM

According to a new analysis, the U.S. is home to three of the world’s best cities for Generation Z — Los Angeles, Boston, and New York.

9/16/2019 2:45:17 AM

Many home buyers assume spring or summer is the best time to buy a house. Experts disagree. Buying in the fall of 2019 can yield huge mortgage rate and home price savings.

9/13/2019 5:42:14 AM

How much do refinance rates need to drop before I refinance? Is the rule 1%, or should I refinance for just a 0.25% lower rate?

9/13/2019 4:45:26 AM

A time-proven method to get lenders to compete for your business. Want a ridiculously low rate? Do these 10 steps.

9/13/2019 4:30:46 AM

Mortgage 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.

9/13/2019 4:30:13 AM

A new app is looking to add more transparency to the homebuying process — particularly when it comes to real estate agents.