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Mortgage rates drift lower

November 18, 2014

HSH.com releases its latest Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar showing a slight downward move in mortgage rates during the seven-day period ending November 18, as quiet financial markets left rates mostly directionless. The Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar reports the average rates and points offered by lenders for the two most popular types of mortgages, the conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and the conforming 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Read more.


Mortgage rates creep higher

November 11, 2014

HSH.com releases its latest Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar showing another slight upward move in mortgage rates during the seven-day period ending November 11, as a series of solid economic reports continues to detail an economy on fairly sound footing. The Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar reports the average rates and points offered by lenders for the two most popular types of mortgages, the conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and the conforming 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Read more.


Mortgage rates continue upward creep

November 04, 2014

HSH.com releases its latest Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar showing another minor rise in mortgage rates during the seven-day period ending November 4, as better economic news continues to erase some of last month's surprising decline. The Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar reports the average rates and points offered by lenders for the two most popular types of mortgages, the conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and the conforming 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Read more.


Mortgage rates edge upward

October 28, 2014

HSH.com releases its latest Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar showing a break in the five-week slide for mortgage rates during the seven-day period ending October 28, as concerns about an impending economic slowdown were pushed aside by solid economic data. The Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar reports the average rates and points offered by lenders for the two most popular types of mortgages, the conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and the conforming 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Read more.


HAMP versus HARP: Which is right for you?

October 24, 2014

Making Home Affordable offers two plans for troubled homeowners. The Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, allows underwater homeowners to refinance if they can find a mortgage with a better interest rate. The Home Affordable Modification Program, HAMP, subsidizes mortgage lenders who modify the terms of borrowers' loans if they have become unaffordable. Ask yourself these questions and see which program works best for you. Read more.



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HAMP versus HARP: Which is right for you?

October 24, 2014

Making Home Affordable offers two plans for troubled homeowners. The Home Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, allows underwater homeowners to refinance if they can find a mortgage with a better interest rate. The Home Affordable Modification Program, HAMP, subsidizes mortgage lenders who modify the terms of borrowers' loans if they have become unaffordable. Ask yourself these questions and see which program works best for you. Read more.