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When lenders check your financial situation, these criteria will count the most.
The housing rescue bill offers relief to homeowners and new buyers. Naturally, strings are attached.
Each week Bankrate surveys mortgage rates around the country, and senior reporter Holden Lewis analyzes what the changes mean.
Your overall risk tolerance level determines whether prepaying the mortgage is a wise move.
Know the risks before refinancing to an adjustable-rate mortgage, says Dr. Don Taylor.
The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 6 basis points, to 6.42 percent, according to the Bankrate.com national survey of large lenders.
The government finally bans stated-income loans and adds other rules aimed to stem the red tide of subprime mortgages.
Putting too much down on a house can reduce your financial flexibility, says Dr. Don Taylor.
Savings rates in America are low, while the debt load continues to climb. Is home debt bad?
Mortgage debt is your most important debt. We’re giving you 16 tips to help you avoid making a mistake.
Good and bad reasons to tap that equity in your home and how to keep it in line.