6 Questions To Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

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6 Questions To Ask Before You Refinance

Refinancing your mortgage can be a great way to save money, but it's not a sure thing. Before you take the plunge, ask yourself these six questions and ensure that you aren't making a major money mistake. (For a background reading, see our Mortgage Basics Tutorial.)
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