What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 9, 2015

Topics: Market Outlook

Last week’s economic news was scant on housing related reports, but several employment reports were released along with the national unemployment rate, which dipped to 5.50 percent. This was a full point below the Federal Reserve’s original target rate of 6.50 percent. Construction spending was incrementally lower than expected and mortgage rates also fell.

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3 Easy Ways to Put Aside a Bit of Extra Cash So You Can Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

Topics: Home Mortgage Tips

If your personal budget is similar to many other people’s budgets, your home mortgage payment is by far the largest expense that you pay for each month. In fact, this payment may easily account for 20 or 25 percent or more of your take-home income. Understandably, you may be focused on trying to pay this expense off early.

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Making the Offer: 4 Ways to Craft an Offer That Will Catch the Seller’s Attention

Topics: Home Buyer Tips

It can take a time and effort to find the perfect home to purchase. After you have found that home, you need to convince the seller that your offer is the one they want to choose. Crafting an effective offer that will catch the seller’s attention is important, and you may be able to accomplish this by following a few tips.

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