Buying a home comes out on top as a cost-saving strategy in these 100 metropolitan areas, but only under 3 conditions.
Here's where mortgage rates could go and when, and what you need to know if you're buying, selling or refinancing.
With interest rates on a 15-year loan so low, it's tempting to make the switch. Here's what to consider.
New record-low mortgage rates have many wondering whether to refinance again and how that could impact their credit history.
An adjustable-rate loan is good for the Facebook founder, but most borrowers today should prefer a fixed rate.
Someday, your online-influence score could affect the prices you pay, who you date, where you get a job and even your mortgage rate.
With the average rates on fixed-rate mortgages once again breaking the record for all-time lows, it's a good time to think about this.
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