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  • Adjustable-rate mortgage refinance rates

    What is an adjustable-rate mortgage refinance loan? In today’s historic frenzy of mortgage refinancing, homeowners are swapping out old loans for new ones at low fixed rates. It is possible to refi into [...]

    1 min read Sep 22, 2020
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  • 5/1 ARM rates

    What is a 5/1 ARM loan? As the name suggests, the interest rate on an adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM, changes over time. For a five-year ARM, the introductory rate stays the same for five years. Then [...]

    1 min read Sep 22, 2020
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  • 7/1 ARM rates

    So you’re considering an adjustable-rate mortgage. While they lost some popularity after the Great Recession, and are seeing some serious competition from fixed-rate mortgages these days thanks to current [...]

    1 min read Sep 22, 2020
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  • 30-year FHA mortgage rates

    With interest rates at record lows, now is a great time for many people to buy real estate. But, that can be a tricky proposition if you don’t have excellent credit or don’t have enough money in the [...]

    1 min read Sep 22, 2020
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  • 30-year jumbo mortgage rates

    What is a 30-year jumbo mortgage? If you’re buying an expensive home, you might need a jumbo mortgage. These loans exceed the limits of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. For 2020, the cutoff [...]

    1 min read Sep 22, 2020
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