Tag: mortgage rates

Churning a loan – it’s an inside reference to a scam performed by some lenders across the country. It works like this: because mortgage rates are at rock bottom interest rates, these lenders offer borrowers a rate lower than a borrower’s current rate. BUT this rate is not the lowest interest rate available, so if

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Now, in September 2020, mortgage rates are about the lowest in history. Because of that, mortgage lenders have been hit with a deluge of new applications which is causing strains across the industry. That means it’s taking longer to get appraisals, underwriting turn times have been extended, and getting the loan to closing is taking