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October 24, 2018

Varied Loans Suit All Potential Needs

There are loan types to cover every need. Conventional or jumbo home loans can help you move into the house of your dreams. Special loans designed for purchasing special kinds of properties, such as c...


Industry Terminology: Forbearance vs. Deferment
April 21, 2021

Industry Terminology: Forbearance vs. Deferment

During this novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic, the Newrez family of companies is committed to helping our customers, including offering alternate payment programs as allowed by loan owners/inves...


A History of Mortgage Rates
February 21, 2022

A History of Mortgage Rates

Inflation and Mortgage Rates In 1971, the average mortgage rate was 7.31% - a rate that may seem relatively high compared to today’s rates. However, in 1974 the average annual rate of inflation began ...


Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate
November 26, 2021

Mortgage Loan Types, Credit Score, and more: 5 Tips to Get the Best Mortgage Rate

Consider a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Fixed-rate mortgages are the most common loan option among borrowers. The rate stays the same throughout the life of the loan, meaning the monthly mortgage payment does...


Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022
February 15, 2022

Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022

The Fed is Fighting Inflation – Expect to see Rates Climb First, what is the Federal Reserve? The Federal Reserve (Fed) is the central bank of the United States that serves to regulate the U.S. bankin...


How Does Mortgage Interest Work?
February 18, 2022

How Does Mortgage Interest Work?

Here is How Your Mortgage Is Calculated Amortization Mortgages are repaid with amortization. This is an established installment loan repayment schedule that includes your overall monthly payment and ...


December 3, 2018

Home Prices Still Increasing?

The views about the direction of home prices diverged slightly in September, as those reported in the S&P CoreLogic Case Shiller indices slowed for the second month in a row while those from the F...


Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes
February 18, 2019

Older Americans 'Age in Place,' Millennials Struggle to Find Homes

With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, a...


When Will The Housing Market Slow Down?
January 12, 2022

When Will The Housing Market Slow Down?

Home Loan Options in 2022 When buying a home in 2022, first and repeat homebuyers have many tools at their disposal. From down payment assistance to Jumbo loans, lets dive into your home loan option...