All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Is paying off your mortgage right for you?

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Front view of brownish house with small front yard, blue sky in background.

The truth is there are pros and cons to paying off your mortgage. Consider the examples laid out in this article.

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Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Senior African American couple talking to a financial agent (female)

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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U.S. Outlook: Gauging the impact of a housing slowdown

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of monthly home supply in the U.S.

The plunge in new home sales during March caused a lot of buzz this week. It feels to me more like a cyclical change happening, rather than a weather-related shock.

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How to shop for the best interest rate

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Woman at cafe using her laptop. (Credit: Flickr/Ed Yourdon)

What you see in advertisements is not necessarily what you’re going to get. Lenders are required to display the assumptions associated with their advertised interest rates.

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