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.

VA Loan Rates for August 22, 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...

How Much Homeowners Insurance Do I Need?

Homeowners insurance is essential to protect your largest asset: your home. You don't want to overpay or be under-insured though, so in...

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...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Arizona in 2019

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 2019

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 Virginia in 2019

The best mortgage lenders in Virginia come with different advantages based on your individual situation. We looked at dozens of lenders to...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Illinois in 2019

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 2019

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 in 2019

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

Florida Insurance Regulators Announce Protections for Home Policyholders due to Irma

Florida homeowners who are wrestling with filing claims, facing policy renewals or fearful of policies being canceled in the wake of Irma...