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13 November 2015
The following consumer guides offer specialized housing and mortgage information to meet the needs of various categories of borrowers.The primary guides are organized around a borrower’s personal status and offer assistance designed specifically for seniors, the disabled, veterans, gay and lesbian couples, Hispanics and low-income homebuyers.
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13 November 2015
This guide is designed to help consumers educate themselves about mortgage fraud and learn how to avoid becoming either a victim or perpetrator of mortgage fraud.
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16 November 2014
Total 2202 terms explained.
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24 April 2006
Taking advantage of lower interest rates is a great reason to refinance your mortgage, but far from the only one.With a simple home mortgage refinancing, you can get a loan that you can afford, cash out some of your equity, or improve your credit score.
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24 April 2006
Recently, bargain-basement interest rates have begun to edge upward, making the cost of borrowing a bit more expensive.However, it's still not too late.One of the best sources of money for loans is built right into the building called your home.
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27 April 2006
As the refinancing boom draws to an end, it's still possible to lock in a great rate.Here are five steps to ensure that you get an attractive deal before it's too late.
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28 April 2006
Many of us dream of owning a second home, perhaps as a vacation or income-producing property.Is financing a second home with a second mortgage an option?.
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1 May 2006
If you're thinking of a home loan mortgage refinancing, it can be helpful to sit down and consider the pros and cons.The first step is to figure out the costs and savings of rolling your old loan into a new one.
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1 May 2006
Refinancing your home mortgage can bring in extra cash and lower your payments.But it can also mean higher taxes.We'll show you how your deductions are affected by different kinds of refinancing loans.
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2 May 2006
One of your greatest sources of funds, your home, may be an asset only on paper.If a time comes, however, when you need money, it can be conveniently tapped for cash by taking out an equity loan or a second mortgage.
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4 May 2006
Often, when consumers take out a mortgage to buy a house, their financial situation changes over time.It's not unusual for you to outgrow the terms of your original mortgage.Refinancing is a convenient way to change the rules of the game.
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5 May 2006
Mortgage interest rates favorable to home buying are still available, even if mortgage interest rates are still on an upward trend.Refinancing is today more need driven than rate driven.
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8 May 2006
A new mortgage loan with new terms wich is used to pay of your current mortgage, or mortgages, that's what home refinancing is about.Why can it pay off? When?.
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9 May 2006
What are the different types of loans that are grouped under the term second mortgage? Understand the home equity loans and HELOCs and what they are 2nd to.
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10 May 2006
As interest rates rise, it's hard to predict how high variable rates will go.If you have an adjustable-rate mortgage, there may be no better time than now to lock in a fixed rate by refinancing your mortgage, before rates climb closer to double digits.
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11 May 2006
Second mortgages have become an invaluable source of funds for borrowers who have used their home equity for debt consolidation or to pay for college tuition.However, second mortgages are still borrowed money, and the pros have an equal number of cons.
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15 May 2006
Should you or shouldn't you? Luckily, when considering refinancing your home mortgage you do not have to rely on gut feeling, and a beneficial outcome is not dependent on stumbling upon the right broker; a refinance home mortgage decision is based upon quantitative analysis and investigative research, which is fancy...
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12 December 2014
If you're a parent who's ready to send your child off to college, you may be in for a rude awakening.All those nickels, dimes and hundred dollar bills you've saved over the years may not be enough to afford today's astronomical college tuitions.
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17 May 2006
The idea of a mortgage refinancing after a bankruptcy might seem unrealistic.But the truth of the matter is that it can begin sooner than you'd expect.
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18 May 2006
Your mortgage interest depends on several variables.Some of them, like the economic environment and your past credit history, are not easy to change.Prepaid interest points, on the other hand, give you some control over your interest rate.
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