6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting a Home Loan During COVID-19

1. Rates have dropped, but getting a mortgage has gotten more complicated First, the good news about mortgage interest rates: “Rates have been very low in recent weeks, and have come back down to their absolute lowest levels in a long time,” says Yuri Umanski, senior mortgage consultant at Premia Relocation Mortgage in Troy, MI. That means thisContinue reading “6 Things Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Getting a Home Loan During COVID-19”

Google Rescinds Offers to Thousands of Contract Workers

The company made the cost-cutting move as it navigates a slump in advertising created by the pandemic. By Daisuke Wakabayashi May 29, 2020Updated 2:30 p.m. ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Google, facing an advertising slump caused by the pandemic, has rescinded offers to several thousand people who had agreed to work at the company as temporary and contractContinue reading “Google Rescinds Offers to Thousands of Contract Workers”

Most who got COVID-19 mortgage relief feel guilty about it now

Doug WhitemanMoneyWiseMay 23, 2020 Most Americans who’ve been given a break from mortgage payments for the coronavirus crisis didn’t really need to do that and don’t feel good about it, a new survey finds. The Cares Act — the same law that gave us those $1,200 stimulus checks and the supersized unemployment benefits providing anContinue reading “Most who got COVID-19 mortgage relief feel guilty about it now”