Mortgage rates shoot up to their highest level in nearly 8 years

Strong employment numbers caused mortgage rates to take off with the 30-year fixed-rate average the highest it has been in nearly eight years. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average jumped to 4.94 percent with an average 0.5 point. (Points are…  [“source=forbes]

Mortgage rates today, October 29, 2018, plus lock recommendations

What’s driving current mortgage rates? Average mortgage rates today are nearly unchanged. However, early indicators in financial markets could cause higher repricing later. Personal Income (expected to increase by .1 to .4 percent) only actually increased by .2 percent (good for mortgage rates), Consumer Spending (expected to increase by .1 to .4 […]

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What’s the difference?

The fierce competition between the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets has been heating up ever more in 2018, with rampant price drops and the arrival of the much-improved HTC Vive Pro. These virtual reality platforms all run on headsets connected to a PC. The software has plenty of overlap, the hardware […]