If you’ve been researching the home buying process you’ve probably stumbled upon the term origination fee. Mortgage origination fees are upfront costs that must be paid to the lender in exchange for originating your mortgage.
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And although title transfers may seem simple, they can actually become quite complicated if there are unresolved liens or claims on the property. This makes title searches important for both buyers and sellers.
If you need to take out a loan, you’re going to have to pay back that loan with interest. Interest is paid in exchange for the convenience of borrowing money. It’s sort of like the price on borrowing money...
Ever since the Federal Reserve slashed short term rated and pushed money into the mortgage market, interest rates have begun to stabilize at extraordinary low numbers. These low interest rates are making it a fantastic time to refinance...
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales for June surged almost 21% compared to May.
Just when we thought mortgage rates were done breaking records, Freddie Mac announces that 30-year fixed rate mortgage rates have dropped to another new low.
It may be hard to admit, but the Coronavirus pandemic is going to have a harsh effect on the economy. Under normal circumstances, this would result in terrible consequences for the housing market. And yet, the opposite effect is starting to take place.
“Forbearance” is becoming quite a common term these days as the Coronavirus pandemic continues. As the word becomes more popular, it’s increasingly important for those who could benefit from forbearance be aware of what the term actually means.