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Ready to buy a house? With rates near historic lows, this may be a great time to take the plunge.
USDA loans require no down payment and are designed for low- to moderate-income homebuyers.
These days, homebuyers have fewer home loan options. We explain what they are and how they work.
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The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage hit 6.40 percent in Bankrate’s weekly survey. It’s the second consecutive week in which rates have shot upward.
Bankrate’s weekly national survey shows where mortgage rates are — and our analysis predicts where they’re headed.
If there were such an animal as a typical interest-only borrower, it would be someone whose main income is from bonuses once or twice a year.
It pays off the mortgage early, but perhaps at an unnecessary cost.
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