Weekly mortgage applications to purchase a home drop 3%, even as falling rates spark a rush to refinance

  Jamie Rector | Bloomberg | Getty Images Another drop in mortgage interest rates continued to confound expectations, but current homeowners saw a clear path to savings. Mortgage application volume rose 2.8 percent last week, all thanks to refinances. The Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted weekly index remains 12 percent […]

Mortgage Rates Wednesday, May 3: A Little Wiggle; Awaiting Word From Fed

You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we receive compensation when you click on links to products from our partners and get approved. Here’s how we make money. Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed loans ticked lower, 15-year fixed rates moved slightly higher, […]

Can the Intel Thunderbolt 3 Give Your Mediocre PC Superpowers?

As we move to smaller computing devices with hosted applications, the hardware that takes up space is being removed for better overall functionality. This includes powerful graphics cards, which are essential for playing games and watching rich 4K media. Intel has a solution that will solve this particular problem. The company […]