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  3. Now's a Terrific Time to Buy (or Refinance) a ...

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  4. What is an Alt-A Mortgage?

    Called "liar loans" for their low documentation requirements, Alt-A mortgages were ...
  5. Don't Get Overcharged for Your Mortgage

    Don't pay more for a mortgage than necessary. Here’s a quick look at the different ...
  6. How an Interest Rate Rise Affects Your Mortgage

    A look at what makes home-related loans move the way they do. The surprise: Mortgage ...
  1. Mortgage Application: Comparing Brick & Mortar ...

    Learn the differences between applying for a mortgage from a brick-and-mortar lender ...
  2. A P2P Mortgage: Is This Loan Right For You?

    Read all about the the pros and cons of this trend in of peer-to-peer lending.
  1. Is an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) safe?

    Learn why an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) can be a safe option as long as the borrower is familiar with the underlying ...
  2. Are mortgage rates negotiable?

    Learn what parts of a mortgage are negotiable, what closing costs can sometimes be negotiated away altogether and how to ...
  3. Are subprime mortgages still available for homeowners?

    Buying homes became increasingly difficult after the housing bubble burst. Since then, subprime mortgages have been making ...
  4. What industries use the loan to value ratio?

    Find out more about the loan-to-value ratio, what the ratio measures and what industries the loan-to-value ratio is most ...
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