October 2010 Mortage Articles

Mortgage applications register an uptick in late October.

October 28th, 2010
Mortgage applications increased and mortgage rates inched higher for the second week. Mortgage calculators for new home loans and mortgage refinances have helped home buyers complete applications. In economic news...  Read More

Mortgage rates: when to lock

October 27th, 2010
What if I lock in my mortgage and rates fall? What if I don’t lock and rates climb? If you’re applying for a mortgage, you’re probably asking these questions no...  Read More

Mortgage rates pop on existing home sales

October 26th, 2010
Good news for housing markets past leads to some not so good news for housing market present. Backed by strong housing data investors have put a spike in the rate...  Read More

Mortgage rates and international news

October 22nd, 2010
In a slow week for economic data there was little news to impact mortgage rates. Most of the housing news concentrated on the latest foreclosure news which may be turning...  Read More

Closing costs calculator: understanding fees

October 20th, 2010
Closing cost calculators are great for helping you determine how much money you need to have available for your new home loan. What they cannot do is decipher the confusing...  Read More

Foreclosures: latest crisis impacting you?

October 19th, 2010
In the past two weeks the housing markets across the country have changed dramatically. Recent discovery of serious flaws in the foreclosure process of major lenders has halted foreclosures across...  Read More

Rates drop, refis surge as Fed frets about economy

October 15th, 2010
The Federal Reserve filled headlines this week causing great speculation on the future of mortgage rates. Economic activity continues to slump. What impact does economic news have for you and...  Read More

Mortgage rates: stocks and bonds and rates, oh my!

October 13th, 2010
You are considering a new home loan or refinance mortgage and it seems the mortgages rates are changing every day. Why? What causes mortgage rates to go up and down?...  Read More