Chris Moon

Chris is a Senior Research Analyst at ValuePenguin who has covered deposit accounts and home loans since 2016. He has contributed insights and opinions to the New York Times and many other publications.

Utah Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Utah's mortgage rates vary based on market conditions and loan type as well as your financial profile. Take a look at where home loan rates...

Massachusetts Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Mortgage rates in Massachusetts depend on the type of home loan you want and what kind of credit profile you have. We traced the current...

Texas Mortgage Rates for August 2019

In Texas, mortgage rates are rising but remain at historical lows for now. Find out where average loan rates stand and how to choose among...

Illinois Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Mortgage rates in Illinois vary by loan type and from day to day, but we've provided an updated list of figures for current homebuyers....

California Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Mortgage rates in California change from week to week, depending on the state of the economy. Find out how to make sure your mortgage...

Homeowners Insurance Companies Give IoT Perks to Customers

Preventing disasters is the new name of the game, which is good news for homeowners.

Arizona Mortgage Rates for August 2019

Mortgage rates change every day, but the fundamentals of homebuying stay the same. See how home loan rates in Arizona have moved recently...

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...

Could Private Companies Save the Flood Insurance Market?

Despite ongoing rate increases, the NFIP is drowning in debt. Could private flood insurance companies save it?

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...

Flood Insurance Rate Increases: Here's How Much You'll Pay This Year

FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program announced rate hikes this month that will affect policyholders nationwide. Read more to find out...