Friday, February 15, 2019

Mortgage rates today, February 15, 2019, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2STj8mF

Off-base: Avoid substandard military housing with your BAH and a VA mortgage

Congress is investigating unsafe military housing provided to servicemembers in the US. But you may be able to buy your own home using a VA mortgage and housing allowance. Here's how.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2X5wmfy

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mortgage rates today, February 14, 2019, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2BB1cUa

What the experts say: Should you buy a home with someone you’re not married to?

You're not exactly single, and you're not exactly married. And you're not exactly (yet) a homeowner. So, should you buy a home with someone you're not married to?

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2DEIBXs

First-time homebuyers: The central U.S. makes it easiest to buy a house

Americans looking to buy a house — and do so affordably — might want to head to inward. According to a new ranking, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Oklahoma City are the best cities for first-time homebuyers, boasting affordable entry-level homes, low down payment averages and not-so-stringent credit score standards.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2tuDDbn

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Mortgage rates today, February 13, 2019, plus lock recommendations

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2GpWpsR

More married homeowners are bringing in renters to cover housing costs — especially in the West

The number of married couples living with roommates has more than doubled since 1995. According to new data, nearly 280,000 married homeowners had renters on their properties last year. In the costly Western housing markets, the trend is growing even more.

from Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports http://bit.ly/2E7qta9