Mortgage rates

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No, You Aren’t Getting a 0% Mortgage Rate  At least not yet… As you probably know, the Fed slashed the federal funds rate to near-zero yesterday afternoon to prop up the economy as it contends with the growing coronavirus pandemic. If you read the headlines, you might falsely assume the Fed just slashed mortgage rates by a full percentage point. Combined with the […]
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Refinancing

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Paying for Renovations Through Refinancing  Consider the pros and cons when deciding how to pay for your next home improvement project The cost of home renovations can add up quickly and you may not be keen on spending your cash reserves on updates throughout your house. As you explore financing options, refinancing your mortgage might be a good move. Real […]
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Low Home Appraisal

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How to Deal with a Low Home Appraisal  If you’re selling your home and are dealing with a low appraisal, it can throw a wrench into your plans. However, there are a few tricks you can use to offset the impact of a low home appraisal. Getting a home appraisal is one of the most important steps in […]
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Pre-Approval

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How long does pre-approval for a mortgage last? You need to get pre-approved to start house hunting. But how long does pre-approval for a mortgage last? Learn how and when to get pre-approved for a mortgage here.
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What is a lender?

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What is a lender? Mortgage lenders explained February 19, 2020 What is a mortgage lender? Lenders give you money to buy a house in return for repayment and interest. Here are a few kinds of lenders and loans to explore.
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Mortgage Rates – March 2020

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Will mortgage rates go down in March 2020? Forecast and trends Mortgage rates are holding low and everyone is predicting low rates through 2020. But what will interest rates do next? Advice, predictions, and your next steps.
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