Posts Tagged ‘Rate’

loanDepot Has a 150-Day Rate Lock for Those Who Want Today’s Rates This Summer

I came across a flyer today from loanDepot advertising a 150-day rate lock for borrowers interested in today’s mortgage rates, who are worried (like everyone else) that they’ll be a […]

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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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Would You Rather Have a Low Mortgage Rate or Pay a Lower Price for a Home?

My friend asked me the other day if I’d rather have a low mortgage rate or pay a lower price for a home. I paused briefly, then said I’d rather […]

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Six Ways to Secure a Low Mortgage Rate Despite the Recent Jump

Since the election, mortgage rates have been on fire. And by on fire, I mean rapidly escalating from the mid-3% range to above 4% with no end in sight. That […]

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Never Mind the Mortgage Rate Fear Mongering

It’s finally happened. The Fed raised rates for the first time since 2006. In their FOMC statement just released, they raised the target range for the federal funds rate to […]

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The Mortgage Crisis Needed More Adjustable Rate Mortgages

You know what the mortgage crisis needed more of? Adjustable-rate mortgages. Yep, we needed more loans with variable interest rates to both avoid such a disastrous downturn and recovery more […]

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Your Low Mortgage Rate: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

While the news is just starting to trickle in, over the next week or so you’ll be hearing a lot about how mortgage rates surged higher, and that the days […]

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Locking vs. Floating Your Mortgage Rate

To mortgage men and women across the country, it’s an age-old question: “Lock or float?” It’s a question loan officers and mortgage brokers get asked on a daily basis, often […]

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