Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage’

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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Leasing VS Owning

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Mortgage?

Mortgage Q&A: “How long does it take to get a mortgage?” This is a fairly common question because we humans aren’t very patient. This is compounded by the fact that […]

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Removal of Tax Liens and Judgments Might Boost Mortgage Approvals

Beginning July 1st, the credit reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian, TransUnion) will begin wiping tax liens and judgments off of millions of credit reports in a bid to improve accuracy. The […]

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Movement Mortgage Launches Zero Down Mortgage Called MAP

Movement Mortgage is the latest of many mortgage lenders to offer a zero down option for prospective home buyers, referred to as the Mortgage Assistance Program, or MAP. Like others […]

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