Mortgages Blog

Here you can find news and advice about mortgage rates, real estate, mortgage servicing, the housing market and how they are affected by the economy. Our reporters offer relevant information and useful tips for homeowners, those looking to buy a home, refinance or get a home equity loan or line of credit. See the latest Mortgage Blog posts below.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 5:20 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Will tapering make mortgage rates spike as some had feared?

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 12:05 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

If you plan to get an FHA mortgage next year you may have to settle for a smaller loan, depending on where you live.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 3:33 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Before buying a condo, make sure you won’t carry the weight of delinquent owners.

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Friday, December 6, 2013 11:34 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The November employment report brings good news to the economy but should serve as a wake-up call to mortgage borrowers.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013 12:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Buyers don’t seem fazed by higher mortgage rates as home sales surge.

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Tags: home, new, october, sales
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 1:08 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Investors are sniffing around the two mortgage companies, but the effect on rates is unclear.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:24 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Buyers who were frozen out in the spring and summer will seek deals this winter.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 1:19 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Mortgage loan limits will rise in 18 counties next year but remain the same elsewhere.

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Monday, November 25, 2013 3:29 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

California saw the biggest decline in signed home contracts, while the Northeast gained.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:48 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

In a market with tight inventory, California homes are selling the fastest.

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