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Mortgage rates fall for the week of April 14, 2014

Mortgage rates dropped back to their lowest rates for the year last week.

Need some help refinancing? Try HARP

Low home equity? The federal government's refinancing program has been extended and may provide a refinance option for you.

Refinance

Refinancing can impact your refund

Tax time can always be a little stressful, but in a year in which you've made some major financial moves your tax preparation could be more complicated.

Home Equity

Need some help refinancing? Try HARP

Low home equity? The federal government's refinancing program has been extended and may provide a refinance option for you.

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Mortgage rate lock recommendation: March 6, 2012

The stock market is plummeting today because of concerns about the global economy, including the European debt crisis and the slowing growth rate in China. While some good news has come out of the U.S.

Mortgage rate lock recommendation: March 5, 2012

Mortgage rates are expected by HSH.com to rise slightly this week, but today the average mortgage rate on a 30-year fixed-rate home loan is 4.24 percent, down very slightly since Friday.

Mortgage rate lock recommendation: March 2, 2012

Economic news on March 1 was a good news/bad news mix, which is likely to mean that today's mortgage rates will be relatively unchanged.

Expert Opinion

Are ARMs a good refinancing option?

As tempting as low initial ARM rates may be, homeowners should understand the risks before refinancing into these loans.

Will good economic news signal the end of low rates?

Positive developments for the economy in early November may not be so positive for anyone planning to get into the mortgage market.


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