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Dr. Don Taylor agrees with a reader who can’t see the advantage of using the Money Merge Account system.
The housing rescue bill offers relief to homeowners and new buyers. Naturally, strings are attached.
A borrower hoping to escape a prepayment penalty is unlikely to persuade the lender to be flexible.
A borrower hoping to escape a prepayment penalty is likely out of luck, says Dr. Don Taylor.
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.