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How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?

How to determine how much house you can afford. To calculate how much house you can afford, we take into account a few primary items, such as your household income, monthly debts (for example, car loan and student loan payments) and the amount of available savings for a down payment. As a home buyer, you’ll want […]

Adjustable-rate mortgage demand surges to 14-year high, as homebuyers try to afford this pricey spring market

A newly sold home is shown in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images It could be more listings on the market, or perhaps just fear that interest rates will move even higher, but homebuyers are showing more demand for mortgages. They are, however, turning even more to adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which offer lower rates. […]