More Home Buyers are Reaching for ARMs

The demand for homes remains robust. Despite 30-year mortgages being firmly above a 5% interest rate, mortgage applications for home purchases increased 5% in mid-May. That’s not surprising because springtime is the busiest season for home purchases. What is different this year is that buyers are turning to adjustable rate mortgages in higher numbers than

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How Interest Rates are Determined for Mortgage Loans

Understanding interest rates, loan types, and the housing market in general can be a bit too much for the average person. Most people just want the American Dream and to know how much and when to pay. But this is one reason the country is in such a pickle where housing is concerned. RealtyBizNews presents another brief tutorial about the different types of loans, and who actually owns the paper on your house. Learn a bit more about who Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are, for your own good.

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