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Get current news and information on home loans, mortgages, refinancing, and mortgage rates. Check back frequently to stay up to date on news and information surrounding home loans and mortgage rates.

Are Discount Points Right for You

Are Discount Points Right for YouWhether you’re exploring refinance options or applying for a mortgage to purchase a new home, it’s always important to research mortgage products and rates. Depending on several factors, discount points can be a great strategic move in lowering your rate and saving on the amount of interest paid.




April 25, 2011

Sign Up for FREE Home Loan Rate Alerts

Sign Up for FREE Home Loan Rate AlertsWant to stay on top of some of the lowest rates on the housing market? Sign up for FREE Home Loan Rate Alerts with OneWest Bank! We’ll send mortgage rates to you directly through e-mail. Pick your own rate with our “target rate” tool and we’ll notify you when it becomes available – or when rates drop below your target!




April 05, 2011

Why Now May Be The Right Time for a 5-1 ARM

Why Now May Be The Right Time for a 5-1 ARMWith interest rates on fixed-rate mortgages trending upward, it’s no surprise that adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) are becoming a popular option for homebuyers and homeowners who want to refinance to take advantage of today’s low interest rates.




April 05, 2011

December Mortgage Loan Rates are Rising

December Mortgage Loan Rates are Rising December mortgage loan rates are climbing fast! But OneWest Bank’s interest rates are still low enough to beat the winter home loan blues. Act now – the more you wait, the more you may have to pay!




December 22, 2010

Is Refinancing Right for You

Is Refinancing Right For You With today's mortgage refinance rates recently hitting all time lows, you're probably wondering - is now a good time to refinance? To find out, ask yourself the following questions:




October 20, 2010