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What do falling mortgage rates mean for you?

At the start of February, mortgage interest rates dropped to their lowest since 2016.1 Most people know this is good news, but not everyone understands exactly how it may affect them. Here’s a short explanation of the two big ways you may be able to benefit from falling mortgage rates.

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6 reasons why now is a great time to get a mortgage

With the start of the new year and the warming weather, spring is a great time to buy a home. But when is it a great time to get a mortgage? That answer rarely follows the seasons, but thanks to several positive recent trends, now is a fantastic time to finance a new home or ...

What real estate listing status terms mean

When is a home for sale not quite a home “for sale”? Surprisingly often. If you’re just starting your search for a new home, you may have noticed the numerous terms used to describe a home’s status on the market. To the uninitiated, this industry jargon can be a source of confusion and frustration, making ...

Mortgage Market Week Ahead

In just the first three weeks of the year we have already seen some big moves in the bond market. This week there will be a number of housing reports, including todays NAHB housing market index, as well as housing starts and building permits on Wednesday, and existing home sales on Friday. European news will ...