What sets mortgage rates?

Answer Mortgage rates depend on the money supply, or "liquidity" of our economic system and rules set by organizations that guarantee mortgages. Each federally guaranteed lender offers different rates to ... Read More »

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Why Are Auto Rates Different Than Mortgage Rates?

Automobiles and real estate are two of the biggest purchases individuals can make. Some people assume they should have similar loan rates and conditions. However, rates differ not only between lend... Read More »

What is the apr on mortgage rates?

In finance and lending, the term APR stands for annual percentage rate. This figure represents the sum of the periodic interest rates on your mortgage or other credit accounts.FunctionThe APR is di... Read More »

What are Subprime Mortgage Rates?

A subprime mortgage rate is an interest rate given to a borrower with a low credit score, usually below 620. The interest rate charged is higher than that of a borrower with a high credit score.Sig... Read More »

What constitutes mortgage rates?

Home ownership is part of the American dream. Of course, most home buyers cannot make the purchase in cash, and secure mortgage financing to buy property. Understanding how mortgages work is critic... Read More »