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.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:06 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Monday, November 21, 2016 9:45 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Several benchmark mortgage rates increased today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both saw an increase. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1 ARMs also increased. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 3.96 percent, up 19

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Monday, November 21, 2016 6:05 am
By Cheryl Cox · Bankrate.com

Non-lender mortgage fees can run into the hundreds of dollars, but you can and should shop around.

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Friday, November 18, 2016 11:37 am
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:04 pm
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 12:56 pm
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:15 am
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:20 am
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:15 am
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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Monday, November 14, 2016 12:30 pm
By Bankrate · Bankrate.com

If you’re purchasing or refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.

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