What is a growing-equity mortgage?
The Bankrate.com financial term of the day is: "Growing-Equity Mortgage"
Think you've found your dream home but don't want to be stuck paying a mortgage for 30 years? A growing-equity mortgage is a fixed-rate home loan that gradually increases the size of your monthly payment so that you pay off your mortgage more quickly and save on interest.
A growing-equity mortgage boosts the size of your mortgage payment over time, allowing you to gain equity over a shorter time frame.
To compare home loans, visit the Mortgages section 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.
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