Low Mortgage Rates, Rising Incomes Nudge Housing Affordability In The Right Direction

Low mortgage rates and rising incomes are increasing housing affordability across the country. GETTY Mortgage rates have hovered below 4% for 10 weeks now, and their impact on overall housing affordability is starting to show. According to new data, housing affordability is actually at its highest point in 18 months—despite a […]

Rising Mortgage Rates Shut 1.4M Out of Refinance Market: Black Knight

Mortgage interest rates have been rising all year, potentially shutting first-time home buyers out of the market. But the increase in mortgage rates is also affecting homeowners looking to refinance, with more than 1 million now unable to get into a cheaper loan product. That’s according to data analytics company Black Knight, […]

Mortgage Rates Today, Tuesday, Dec. 27: Rising; U.S. Home Prices Hit All-Time High Again

Hal M. Bundrick, CFP December 27, 2016 Finding the Right Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Mortgages 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. […]