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.

Massachusetts Mortgage Rates for April 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 April 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 April 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 April 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...

Arizona Mortgage Rates for April 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...

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 April 18, 2019

Check out the current interest rates for VA loan mortgages and see 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 Maryland in 2019

The best home loans in Maryland come from mortgage lenders who offer solid service and transparency along with low interest rates or...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Oregon in 2019

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