24 Months In A Row: VA Mortgage Rates Beat All Others

by DAN GREEN

VA Loans Can Lower Your Mortgage Rate

For mortgage applicants with a military background, it can be downright cheap to get a loan.

Current mortgage rates are down since the start of 2016 for all loans types -- conventional, FHA, VA, USDA and jumbo -- but, if you're a military borrower, you'll get access to interest rates below what's available to civilians.

Are Mortgage Rates Today Moving Higher or Lower?

by JOE FARR

What's Impacting Today's Rates?

Today's mortgage rates are higher.

Stronger than expected housing data caused MBS to decline this morning. April New Home Sales jumped 17% to an annual rate of 619K, far above the consensus of 525K, to the highest level since January 2008.


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How Long Does It Take Buyers With Student Loans to Afford a Home?

With the exception of successful college dropouts like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Lady Gaga, most college graduates rake in more money over a lifetime than those who never finish their degrees. But those pieces of paper can come at a steep price: the dream of buying a home in the near future.

Clare Trapasso Via Realtor.org


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