Polyana Da Costa Archive
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.
Published September 15, 2011
Continued economic uncertainty here and abroad is keeping mortgage rates at all-time lows.
Published September 13, 2011
Joining the refi boom? Be ready to move fast, and stay on top of your lender to get the best rate.