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Assistance for new buyers can make homeownership more affordable and accessible.
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week — and why.
Ready to buy a house? With rates near historic lows, this may be a great time to take the plunge.
These days, homebuyers have fewer home loan options. We explain what they are and how they work.
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Loads of equity and a good credit score should make a home mortgage refinance a slam dunk.
Home sales and refinances are taking longer and are more expensive as a result of the new rules.
A condominium homeowner may benefit from a mortgage refinance on an interest-only loan.
Homeowners dream of a new retirement home but fear the nightmare of holding two mortgages.
Scammers use phony mortgage modifications to prey on homeowners. Here are four ways to foil scams.
The Federal Reserve issues a statement after its meeting. Bankrate translates it into English.
At the June 24 meeting, the FOMC left rates untouched for a fifth time.
Borrowers may like lower payments, but a mortgage that lasts four decades isn’t always best.
It is foolish to raid a 401(k) and risk your retirement simply to land a mortgage for a home.
A mortgage refinance makes little sense for most homeowners who plan to move in the near future.