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A Way to Beat High Mortgage Rates? Take Over Someone Else’s Loan.

Assumable mortgages — or low-rate mortgages that home buyers can take over from home sellers — are making a comeback.…

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The Case for Letting Mortgages Move With Us

What if you could move to a new home but keep the mortgage that you took out on the old…

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A 30-Year Trap: The Problem With America’s Weird Mortgages

Buying a home was hard before the pandemic. Somehow, it keeps getting harder. Prices, already sky-high, have gotten even higher,…

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The Fed Has Put Our Housing Market in Jeopardy

The Federal Reserve’s relentless attack on inflation is jeopardizing our housing market. The resulting damage is not only having an…

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Trying for a Mortgage? Here’s How Much Money You Need to Make.

Qualifying incomes for standard mortgages on typical homes have gone through the roof. Especially in California.

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A Higher Monthly Payment, but Less Square Footage

Homebuilders are responding to rising interest rates with an innovation: a small house in the traditionally spacious exurbs.

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Why Britain’s Mortgage Holders Are Being Squeezed

The Bank of England’s campaign to curb inflation is pushing up monthly payments for millions of homeowners.

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Mortgage Fees (Seriously) Spurred Outrage on TikTok. Here’s Why.

Changes to fees applied to federal mortgages have led to a misconception that borrowers with low credit scores will pay…

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Renting Rather Than Buying? Here’s Where You’ll Save the Most.

Although renting is still cheaper than paying a mortgage in most U.S. metro areas, the gap between the two is…

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A New Source of Economic Anxiety in Britain: Soaring Mortgage Rates

In June 2021, Monique Foulger reached a major milestone: At 30 years old, she bought her first home, a modest…

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