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Mortgage Rate Trend Index: May 17, 2017
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
Fence-sitters, check out mortgage rates. They're down
Mortgage rates fell this week, making it a great time to apply for a home loan.
National mortgage rates for May 17, 2017
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.
Average closing costs by state
Want to know your state's average closing costs? Use this breakdown to find out.
How much are closing costs in your state?
Mortgage fees vary. Check your state to see a detailed itemization of average costs.
4 ways to pay off your mortgage early and calculate the savings
Use these methods to hasten the day when you no longer make a mortgage payment.
Mortgage rates drift higher on satisfactory economic news
As the stock market has mostly been creeping higher, mortgage rates have done the same.
5 facts about refinancing a reverse mortgage loan
You can trade in your reverse mortgage loan for a new one. Here's why -- and how.
More homebuyers hit the streets while mortgage rates fall
As spring homebuying season revs up, mortgage rates are drifting down. Nice timing!
11 must-do's for the first-time homebuyer
Here are steps you can take for making that big leap to homeownership.
Mortgage rates rise on promise of tax reform
A promised tax reform plan propelled mortgage rates higher this week.
How to buy a second home
Interest rates are low and property prices are rising. Time to buy a second home?
5 things to know about getting a VA loan
Demand has surged for Veterans Affairs mortgages. Find out why.
Best and worst ways to use a reverse mortgage loan
There are many good reasons to take out a reverse mortgage loan and one lousy one.
5 mortgages that require no down payment or a small down payment
Short on down-payment cash? You still have several affordable options.
7 crucial facts about FHA loans
FHA loans play a vital role in today's real estate market. Here's what you should know.
You don't have to make a down payment on a VA loan. Should you anyway?
You don't have to make a down payment on a VA loan. See the pros and cons.
Mortgage rates dip to 2017 low, but homebuyers sit on the sidelines
Mortgage rates dipped to their lowest level of 2017, in time for homebuying season. Now, where are the homebuyers?
Mortgage rates fall as global tensions rise
This week's world events sent investors scrambling to buy bonds as a safe haven, which sent mortgage rates a little lower.
Reverse mortgage loan: What does it mean for your children and heirs?
Reverse mortgage loans have been structured to protect seniors' family and heirs.
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