Polyana Da Costa Archive
Published May 11, 2012
As mortgages plummet, how to swing a refi?
Published November 04, 2011
Greece gave us democracy and this week it gave us lower mortgage rates. Well done, Greece.
Published November 01, 2011
It's hard out there for a seller when trying to get money for a house. So swap homes instead.
Published October 27, 2011
An expanded refi plan kicks off in weeks, vexing homeowners who covet today's low rates.
Published October 25, 2011
The HARP refinance program was a bust. Will a revised HARP let you refi and save money?
Published October 20, 2011
It's easy to catch a desirable mortgage rate this week because rates are barely moving.
Published October 13, 2011
Mortgage rates rise, but they remain near historic lows and are expected to stay there awhile.
Published October 07, 2011
The Fed's actions influence rates more than you realize. Here’s why they're at record lows today.
Published October 06, 2011
Rates probably would be lower if there were more loan officers to manage applications.
Published September 30, 2011
Time to refi or buy -- if you qualify. Plus: What investors do with foreclosed homes.