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  • White house on top of money October mortgage rates crash to 2014 lows

    Home loans have defied expectations that they would be getting more expensive this year because the Federal Reserve is ending its campaign to drive down long-term interest rates. That should help anyone buying or refinancing a home.

    October 16th 2014

  • Rings on money Crowdsourcing a down payment is the latest wedding gift

    Modern couples have lots of stuff. What they need is someplace to put it. Registry's that allow family and friends to pool their money and contribute to a down payment is the latest solution to that problem.

    October 14th 2014

  • Calculator home on money Pay less than 4% for a fixed-rate 30-year loan

    eLend has one of October's best deals on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages -- 3.99% with no points, no fees and only a 5% down payment. Best of all, it's available to borrowers in all 50 states.

    October 12th 2014

  • man with head in his hands Mortgage servicers are still wrecking lives

    Housing advocates say many homeowners still face problems with their mortgage servicer despite government efforts to crack down on abuses.

    October 1st 2014

  • for sale sign in front of a house. 4 smart moves to challenge a home appraisal

    A low home appraisal causes a home sale to fall through about 9% of the time. Be smart about challenging an appraisal you think misses the mark.

    September 24th 2014

  • Hand signing mortgage application with small house on document Take advantage of jumbo home loans at just 3.875%

    GSF Mortgage has one of September's best deals on fixed-rate jumbo home loans in 24 states from Massachusetts to California. It's charging almost a half-point less than the national average for this type of financing with no points and no fees.

  • Katie and John Johnson Secrets to paying off a mortgage in 10 years

    An Oregon couple share their success story for how they aggressively paid down their 30-year mortgage and saved big money on interest payments.

  • House keys on top of mortgage contract Buy or refi with a 5-year ARM for just 2.875%

    Pentagon Federal Credit Union is offering borrowers one of September's best deals on a 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage. These home loans are available nationwide and anyone can join this credit union to take advantage of these low rates..

  • Model house on top of money Buy big with a jumbo ARM that starts at 2.75%

    Aurora Financial is offering one of August's best deals on jumbo 5-year adjustable-rate mortgages. It charges no points or lender fees and is available to buy or refinance a home in 15 states from Connecticut to California.

  • Hands holding a house and money fanned out. How much house can you afford?

    You don't want to be house poor, saddled with mortgage payments that gobble up too much of your paycheck. Here's how to find the price range that's right for you.

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