Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage’

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?

If you speak to any financial planners or so-called experts on the matter, they’ll probably say, “Yes, pay off your mortgage before you retire.” But is it fair to make […]

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Citi Is Offering .50% Off Your Mortgage Rate If You Deposit a Million Bucks

Okay, it sounds a little silly, but it’s not a bad deal if you happen to have a million dollars lying around the house. CitiMortgage has so-called “relationship pricing” that […]

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What Mortgage Rates at 4-Year Highs Does and Doesn’t Mean

You’ve probably already seen the alarming headlines, that mortgage interest rates rose this week to highs not seen in over four years. Gasp! It sounds like doomsday for mortgage rates, […]

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Freddie Mac HomeOne Mortgage: New 3% Down Mortgage with No Income Restrictions

A new home loan program is being rolled out this July by Freddie Mac, known as “HomeOne Mortgage,” which features a 3% down payment and no income restrictions. While Freddie […]

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Mortgage Rates Vary by Lender, So Shop Around

While mortgages are largely a commoditized product, unlike perhaps a TV or a smartphone with unique technology, their cost can still vary considerably by lender. The reason mortgage rates are […]

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MassHousing Launches Zero Down Mortgage

There is yet another zero down mortgage option available to prospective home buyers, the latest being offered by The Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing). The quasi-public agency already offers 30-year […]

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PHH Mortgage to Provide Borrowers with $30.4 Million for Improper Loan Servicing

It’s 2018 and the mortgage settlements continue. As part of an agreement reached today with 49 states and Washington D.C., PHH Mortgage Corp. will pay out $ 30.4 million to […]

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2018 Mortgage Rate Forecast: Overall It’s Looking Pretty Good

It’s that time of the year again, when we take a look at what’s in store for mortgage rates the following year. So without further ado, here is the “2018 […]

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Guaranteed Rate Brings Back Same Day Mortgage Underwriting

Back in the good old days, pre-mortgage crisis, you could get a fully underwritten mortgage approval the same day. In fact, you could get approved for a mortgage by the […]

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A 30-Year Fixed Mortgage That Is Adjustable, Self-Refinancing, and Ideally Paid Off Early

Confused yet? Yeah, me too. Let’s dive in. For a while now, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been under attack. In short, opponents of the popular loan program argue that […]

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