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Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week — and why.
Assistance for new buyers can make homeownership more affordable and accessible.
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Delinquent borrowers are not the only homeowners eligible for a recast of their mortgage.
Homeowners say the government, lenders and servicers, and Fannie and Freddie are to blame.
When deciding whether to refinance, weigh the costs against the savings from a lower rate.
Using home equity to finance improvement projects makes sense in some situations, but not others.
A problem for many with too much debt is how to pay the mortgage on a second home.
The long-term picture is brighter, but only for borrowers with good credit.
The Federal Reserve issues a statement after its meeting. Bankrate translates it into English.
What effect will the Fed’s choice have on rates for mortgages?
With recession unrelenting, the FOMC leaves the federal funds rate unchanged.
The costs associated with buying down a loan may put the brakes on a mortgage refinance.