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Mortgage rates fall for the week of July 21, 2014

Most mortgage rates drifted down this week. The window of opportunity is still open for those wishing to buy homes or refinance their existing ones.

4 ways to maximize your refinancing savings

Refinancing is a money-saving opportunity, especially if you maximize your interest rate savings.

Mortgage Rate Update

Mortgage rates fall for the week of July 21, 2014

Most mortgage rates drifted down this week. The window of opportunity is still open for those wishing to buy homes or refinance their existing ones.

Refinance

4 ways to maximize your refinancing savings

Refinancing is a money-saving opportunity, especially if you maximize your interest rate savings.

Home Equity

Re-opening the refinance window

A recent dip in rates may create a new wave of refinancing opportunities for homeowners who are also starting to benefit from recovering home prices.

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Mortgage Blog

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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