If you think you've mastered the material in this chapter, take our quiz. After you click the ''submit'' button, the answers will appear below.Which of the following best describes a balloon payment?One-time final payment of outstanding loan debtMonthly payments, which include principal and interestAnnual payments of interest due at the loan anniversary dateTrue or false: A lender would never offer a homeowner a loan for more than the property is actually worth.TrueFalseIf you have been scammed by a home equity or mortgage lender, contact:Local Better Business BureauFederal Trade CommissionThe mayor of your city-- Updated: April 1, 2006 advertisementRelated Links:Home equity rates March 19HELOCs riskier right nowHome equity rates March 12Related Articles:Home equity rates March 26Use cash for landscapingFed's bold moves
If you think you've mastered the material in this chapter, take our quiz. After you click the ''submit'' button, the answers will appear below.
Which of the following best describes a balloon payment?
True or false: A lender would never offer a homeowner a loan for more than the property is actually worth.
If you have been scammed by a home equity or mortgage lender, contact:
-- Updated: April 1, 2006
Bankrate wants to hear from you and encourages thoughtful and constructive comments. We ask that you stay focused on the story topic, respect other people's opinions, and avoid profanity, offensive statements, illegal contents and advertisement posts. Comments are not reviewed before they are posted. Bankrate reserves the right (but is not obligated) to edit or delete your comments. Please avoid posting private or confidential information, and also keep in mind that anything you post may be disclosed, published, transmitted or reused. We do not permit the inclusion of hyperlinks in comments and may remove any comment that includes a hyperlink.
Timely market news and advice for consumers ready to buy, sell or invest in real estate. Delivered weekly.
Dear Dr. Don, I have a 3.25 percent adjustable home equity line of credit. The draw period on the HELOC ends next April when it will convert to an amortized 20-year home equity loan at the 3.25 percent adjustable rate.... Read more