There hasn’t been any urgency to refinance this year, as mortgage rates have been consistently low. But, now that rates are in flux, and there may be a substantial increase over the coming months, Nasdaq.com has some good information to take into consideration regarding refinancing. More, here.
MarketWatch examines 3 primary reasons why your mortgage costs may go up before you close. More, here.
CBS News’ Money Watch has assembled a list of the top—and bottom—5 real estate markets in the U.S. More, here.
Bankrate reports a reduction in mortgage rates today. The changes of late have been minor, and rates remain historically low. More, here.
Jack M. Guttentag, writing for The Huffington Post, offers a fairly in-depth assessment on just when you should care about APR (annual percentage rate). More, here.
USA TODAY has a report on the .05% increase in mortgage rates—nothing to be alarmed about. Existing home sales are up 3.2%, as well. More, here.
Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin at the Washington Post address a reader’s question about the best way to pay off their mortgage loan in a shorter time. More, here.
Kelsey Ramírez, with HousingWire, compiled a list of 5 trends in real estate over the last 35 years. More, here.
Jack M. Guttentag, Professor of Finance Emeritus at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, shares 5 mortgage shopping mistakes to avoid. More, here.
The Washington Post reports that mortgage rates have risen, slightly. The increase may be attributable to an anticipated Federal Reserve rate increase later this year. More, here.