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How can I tell if my house is worth enough to refinance?

Neighborhood valuations and property specifics both factor into the valuation of homes for refinancing appraisals.

Should I put my raise toward a 401(k) or the mortgage?

Depending on your circumstances, putting more money into your 401(k) plan may have advantages over prepaying your mortgage.

Can I afford to wait while a seller resolves a property dispute?

Given the low level of current mortgage rates and the rise of inflation, delays in closing should be a particular concern.

What is a normal mortgage rate?

Changing conditions are a challenge for consumers, but comparison shopping is a great equalizer.

Is prepaying a mortgage better than a shorter loan?

Making extra payments on a longer loan gives a mortgage borrower some flexibility, but it also misses out on the interest rate advantage of a shorter loan.

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