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Bad Credit FHA Loans? A Reader Question

A reader got in touch about bad credit home loans in our comments section this week. “I am looking for companies/banks/ or mortgage companies that help people refinance during bankruptcy 13 and bad credit.” Does the FHA single family home ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rate trends have generally been moving in favor or lower rates over the short term, and since our last report we’ve seen those rates move into territory not firmly held for quite some time. What is good for the ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Sharply Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report, mortgage loan interest rates have fallen sharply. Market watchers give at least some of the credit for this to bond market activity, and following a recent persistent upward trend any improvement is a welcome step in ...

Mortgage Rates: Five Days Of Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rates have been moving steadily higher for the last five business days; the most recent move higher on Wednesday was motivated in part by investor reaction to stronger economic data including a stronger Retail Sales report and better news ...

Mortgage Rates: Four Days Of Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

In the short-term, mortgage rates have been on an upward swing. Tuesday’s rate activity had early higher moves, but with recovering later in the day, resulting in a continuation of the recent range of conventional rates but with more lenders ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan interest rate trends have been up and down within a certain range in the new year, but uncertainty over the new administration in Washington D.C. has investors skittish. Since our last report we’ve seen mortgage loan rates push ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

While we don’t report on mortgage rate trends on a daily basis, we do give more time to that coverage when circumstances warrant, and this week definitely rates a closer look at the trends. Since our last report, mortgage rates ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Edging Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Markets were closed on Monday for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, so today’s post should be read with that in mind. Since our last report, mortgage rate trends have taken a turn upward. That move has given back some ...

Mortgage Rates: Slightly Better

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan rates recovered a bit on Wednesday, making nearly a full week of either no upward movement or slight recovery on a daily basis. Borrowers affected by these four days will likely have noticed the differences in closing costs ...

Interest Rate Trends: Unchanged To Slightly Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rates closed out unchanged for some, higher for others, depending on the lender. After some steady upward pressure on rates, we’ve seen both conventional and FHA mortgage loan interest rates affected ahead of an important week for rates with ...