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Are You Thinking About Refinancing Your Home?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

When you refinance your home, you get a new loan to replace the one you already have. You might do that to: Get a lower interest rate Combine or pay off bills Get money for home improvements or repairs Things to consider before you refinance Refinancing to get a lower interest rate will probably save you money if: The new interest rate is 2% or more below the rate you pay now; and You plan to stay in your home for three or more years...

ARM – Adjustable Rate Mortgages

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Traditionally, homebuyers could look to two forms of mortgages – fixed rate and adjustable mortgages. While there are now many more options, this article takes a look at the adjustable rate mortgage...

A Mortgage Secret for First-Time Buyers: It Can Pay To Buy More

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

It's not easy to buy a first home, so here's a suggestion that may be surprising: Instead of buying one residence, buy several. What I'm suggesting has nothing to do with late night infomercials or books that promise fast and easy wealth from real estate...

A Short History Of The Mortgage

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Most people know what a mortgage is, due to the fact that many people have one. But, do you know how the mortgage itself came about? Here is some basic history on the mortgage and where it came from: In the beginning, a mortgage was just a conveyance of land for a fee...

A Summary of Mortgage Fees

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Most people focus on the current mortgage interest rates when shopping for a home loan. Interest rates are certainly important, but they do not represent the only significant expense associated with financing a home...

Bad Credit Mortgages

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

So you've gotten a little behind on your credit card payments. Ok, you've been late on your car a few times too. And, there are some other issues on your credit that makes it less than perfect. No matter if you've lost your job, had medical problems, or any other reason, you're credit score doesn't care...

Bad Credit Mortgage Loans - Are You Killing Your Chances Of Getting Approved?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

When you have poor credit, your list of lenders that will approve you for a home loan can shrink down very small. You want to make sure that you are doing everything in your power to keep your credit rating as high as you can...

Balloon Home Loans – Be Careful

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

In this modern economy, lenders provide loans tailored to just about any situation. Balloon loans are one such loan, but carry a serious downside if you†re not careful. Balloon Loans A balloon loan has nothing to do with hot air or floating around the world in 80 days...

Balloon Mortgages Explained

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A balloon mortgage is a loan that is provided for a short period of time for a set amount of money. Balloon mortgages will often involve periodic payments that are made at a fixed interest rate. During this period, the loan may not be amortized...



Balloon Or Reset Mortgage Loans - Understanding The Basics

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A balloon mortgage, also called a reset mortgage, offers lower interest rates with the option in 5 or 7 years to pay off the balance or resent the loan. Considered more risky than an ARM since interest rates can jump significantly, it is a valid option for those expecting to move or interest rates to drop...

Bankruptcy And Buying A Home - 3 Benefits To Buying A Home After Bankruptcy

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you have filed bankruptcy recently, you may wonder if you can get approved for a home loan. You may also wonder if buying a home after a recent bankruptcy is a good idea for you. While a bankruptcy can make getting approved for a mortgage loan more difficult, it is still possible to get approved for a mortgage loan...

Beware of Mortgage Redemption Fees

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Recent research by the Moneyfacts mortgage team has highlighted an alarming increase in the number of mortgage providers who have increased their redemption fees. In the twelve months to 31 March 2005, 53 providers have upped their redemption penalty, 23 of which have increased by over 100%...

Borrowers facing problems with the Mortgage Industry

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Mortgage industry is playing an important role today to meet the people's needs. The industry is constantly engaged in making changes and bringing new ways to assist people in some of their most important personal and financial decisions...

Bridge Loans – From One Home to the Next

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

You†ve lived in your home for some time and circumstances such as an expanding family mean you need a new one. This brings up the subject of bridge loans. From Here to There You have two basic options when you are considering selling one home to move to another...

Build Equity By Choosing The Right Mortgage

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Homeownership is the key to building wealth for most people because it is an involuntary savings account. As you pay down your mortgage each month, the value of your interest in the home rises. Build Equity By Choosing The Right Mortgage Equity is a beautiful word as every homeowner knows...

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