Tag: mortgage rates

As 2021 wraps up, you’re probably hearing the news that the Federal Reserve has been meeting, planning to address the rising inflation that’s happening across the United States. A couple of actions that the Federal Reserve can take to try to lessen inflation are raising the federal funds rate and quantitative easing. Today, the federal

Here’s some great news for New Mexico homebuyers! Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation), the private corporations chartered by Congress to provide stability and affordability to the mortgage market, have raised the maximum loan limit from $548,000 to $625,000. This increase means that a borrower can

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