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Closing costs are the thousands of dollars in fees associated with getting a mortgage or refinancing a home loan and typically amounts to 2 percent to 5 percent of the loan principal but can vary by state.
Here’s a breakdown of the fees commonly included in refinance closing costs.
For some homeowners, it could make sense to refinance with a home equity loan.
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It’s not a free lunch. No closing cost loans are more like eat now, pay later.
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Closing costs can add up fast, but you may be able to avoid them.
Here’s Bankrate’s guide to some of the most common mortgage terms.