Real estate tips to guard against losing your home

Real estate tips to guard against losing your home Time and time again, home-buyer wannabes state that the reason they are still fence-sitting is that they don’t want to end up in the same trouble the last generation of homeowners did. Well, there’s a very slim chance of that happening, given the changes in the …

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6 truths about no-cost mortgages

Have you heard about no-cost mortgages?  Here are the pros and cons about shopping for one in this housing market: While buyers avoid overcharges, they also pay a higher interest rate “Is shopping for a no-cost mortgage a good strategy in today’s market?” No-cost mortgages are relatively easy to shop because of their simplicity, and …

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Mortgage Rates Fall to New Record Lows … Again

Industry data released Thursday show borrowing costs for home loans falling to new lows, slipping further from what was already reported as the lowest level for mortgage interest rates in more than a half-century. Economists attribute the continuing declines to ongoing employment concerns and economic uncertainty. Freddie Mac reports that all fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgage …

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10 tips to snag a mortgage in 2011

Mortgage lenders tightened their standards after the subprime-mortgage mess, and that won’t change this year. But mortgage loans can be had. Follow these 10 tips from MSN.com to secure a mortgage at an interest rate and under the terms that are right for you this year: 1. Have the right credit score The best combination …

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