Mortgages Blog

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:05 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Whether you’re talking interest rates, PMI or new down payment requirements, 2015 may be the last best year to buy. Here’s how to do it right.

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Friday, March 6, 2015 10:04 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

With the economy growing by 295,000 jobs in February, it looks like rising mortgage rates are here to stay.

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Tags: economy, jobs
Friday, February 6, 2015 10:28 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Higher mortgage rates are coming, maybe soon. That’s what the January employment report implies.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 12:15 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

When 65 percent of homeowners say they are “very confident” that they know their mortgage rate, most of them are overconfident.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:32 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The homeownership rate fell to its lowest point in more than 20 years in the final quarter of 2014.

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Tags: economy
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:40 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Wages have been stagnant since the recession, but the median wage of homebuyers and refinancers has been all over the map.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:42 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

According to the Supreme Court, you can rescind, or cancel, the mortgage any time within three years. All you have to do is send a letter to the lender.

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Tags: gnews, news
Friday, January 9, 2015 12:25 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The December employment report brought mixed news for potential mortgage borrowers and homeowners.

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Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:16 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Mortgages for borrowers with low down payment will soon cost less.

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Friday, December 5, 2014 3:06 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The employment report released this morning is great news for the economy but not so much for mortgage borrowers.

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