What is a deed?
The Bankrate.com financial term of the day is: "deed."
A deed is a piece of paper that says you own it and it's yours. It's document that conveys your right to a piece of property and is filed with your county so that anyone can see that you are -- indeed -- the owner.
When you own property and have to prove it, you need a deed.
Before you buy a home, shop for a great mortgage rate by visiting the rate tables at Bankrate.com.
Fixed mortgage rates were slightly higher this week.
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 4.51 percent this week.
Mortgage rates pulled back slightly this week.
The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 4.5 percent.
The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate inched lower.
Can a couple find common ground when it comes to debt?
Follow this 6-month homeowner countdown so you are ready come closing day.
Pay attention to fees on prepaid cards because in most cases you can avoid them.
Sleep better at night knowing you have extra money tucked away for unplanned expenses.
Do you want your kids to be smart about money? Follow these tips to get them started.
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.
A little research could save you BIG on interest.
If you've been thinking about kicking gas with an electric car, then check out the Drive Electric Week event.
... Read more