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Mortgage Rates Drop for Fourth Straight Week
search. IE users, please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . May 24, 2019 Mortgage rates continue to decline while lowering borrowin......

Baton Rouge-area home sales rise 2.8% in April from year ago
Baton Rouge-area home sales rose 2.8% in April compared to 2018, the second time this year there has been a year-to-year increase in sales. There were 981 homes sold in metro Baton......

Important mortgage rate increases for Friday
Mortgage rates diverged today, but one key rate climbed. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked up, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed decreased. The average rate on......

Poverty and lack of access to food causes poor diets in these 25 places across the US
Home buying: 'I went the extra $5,000': Despite a cooling housing market, buyers bust their budgets Robot delivery: Ford wants to use walking robots to help self-driving cars deliver packages......

The average credit score you need for 5 common things, from cars to apartments
range of credit scores can come into play when it comes to mortgage rates. To get the lowest rate, you’ll need a credit score range of 760-850. These rates are based on a $300,000 30-year, fixed......

Younger homebuyers leaning more on assistance programs for down payments
plummeted to 70 percent. Faced with higher home prices and somewhat higher mortgage rates than a few years ago, it’s no surprise that homebuyers struggle to scrape together the cash for a......

New home sales fell nearly 7% in April
March and 8.8% from a year ago. A big drop in mortgage rates didn’t boost new home sales. The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.14% in April from 4.27% in March, according......

When it comes to low foreclosure rates, no state compares to Colorado
Colorado was a leader when it came to missed mortgage payments and foreclosures in the years before the 2008 financial crisis. Now, no state can compare when it comes to borrowers who are timely......

Amazon's HQ2 boosts Northern Virginia housing, pares New York gains
Home sales in both Manhattan and Arlington, Va., jumped after Amazon.com Inc. selected the two sites for its second headquarters. However, the Manhattan market cooled after Amazon dropped the......