February 7, 2018

Mortgage rates move upward for Wednesday
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates advanced today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both climbed. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile……

Rising rates don’t dampen new mortgage loan application volume
week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 2 found that the refinance index increased 1% from the previous……

Don’t Panic Over Stock Market Mayhem
The housing market likely won’t be deeply affected by the sharp decline in stocks over the last two days because underlying economic fundamentals remain strong, say researchers at the National……

February 2, 2018

 Fed leaves rates unchanged, for now 
transferring some of their debt to a low-interest balance transfer credit card . Mortgage rates will continue climbing, too, according to Bankrate’s latest mortgage rate index . If you’re……

3 tips for buying a home as an unmarried couple 
1981, says Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communication for NAR. But many couples don’t realize how risky buying a home with an unmarried partner can be. Here’s how……

Housing Market Starts 2018 on Positive Note 
Contract signings on home sales rose slightly in December, reaching their highest level since last March, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Wednesday. NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index……