Chris Moon

Chris is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin, covering consumer banking and mortgages. He graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in History.

Best Cities for Dentists in the Northeast

There are more than 40,000 dentists providing care to patients across the Northeast, according to 2016 survey data from the American Dental...

How Long Do Homeowners Stay in Their Homes?

If you're about to buy a new home, it might seem a little early to think about how long you'll be living there. But whenever you have a...

Best Cities for Young Families to Buy a House in 2018

The best cities for young families combine affordable real estate prices with a strong jobs market and high-quality educational resources...

VA Loan Rates for August 17, 2018

Get a read on the current interest rates for VA home loans and whether it makes sense to apply now. Our analysis of VA loans includes a...

How Long Does it Take to Save a Down Payment at Minimum Wage?

With both mortgage rates and home prices set to climb in 2018, we took a look at how long it would take to save up for a mortgage down...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Oregon in 2018

Oregon's best mortgage lenders aren't always defined by the lowest interest rate or fewest loan fees. We examined each company's products...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Arizona 2018

There are plenty of mortgage lenders available in Arizona, but different companies stand out in different areas of home lending and...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Colorado in 2018

Colorado's best mortgage lenders each stand out in different areas of home financing. We looked at dozens of companies and compared their...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Illinois in 2018

Choosing the best mortgage lender in Illinois depends mostly on your particular mortgage needs, but we looked through home loan products,...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Washington in 2018

Washington's best mortgage lenders provide interest rates, loan types and funding options that vary depending on your situation as a...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Michigan 2018

The best mortgage lenders in Michigan offer lower interest rates, fewer loan fees or excellent customer service. Find out which lenders...

Best Mortgage Rates in Massachusetts

We gathered mortgage rate estimates for banks and direct lenders in Massachusetts to discover which lenders offered the best mortgage rates...

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