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Mortgages at their lowest in nearly 7 months

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 00:00
The last time rates were this low, you were getting ready for trick-or-treaters.

National mortgage rates for May 22, 2014

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 00:00
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.

Where will mortgage rates head next week?

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 00:00
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.

The pros of homeownership are tax write-offs

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 00:00
Owning a home offers lots of benefits, including ways to reduce your tax bill.

Celebrity house for sale: Suzanne Somers

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
Sculpted thighs, to the skies! Somers' home features a funicular that takes you up to the top of the mountain.

Benefits from repeat mortgage business

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 00:00
When shopping for another mortgage, you might also consider your current provider.

Video: Mortgage rates for May 15, 2014

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
Home loan rates have fallen to their lowest levels in six months.

Invest in floating-rate funds or pay off mortgage?

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 00:00
Paying off the mortgage may offer security, but investing offers potential for growth.

Celebrity house for sale: David and Yolanda Foster

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 00:00
It's not all music and parties, this home is a haven for a real Beverly Hills housewife.

VA loans offer good deals

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 00:00
Ignored in recent years, Veterans Affairs mortgage loans are making a comeback.

Which type of lender is right for you?

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 00:00
Today, mortgage brokers and other lenders provide additional ways to buy a home. Each has its own strengths.

How credit scores impact mortgage rates

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 00:00
A low credit score results in a high mortgage rate, which adds up to a ton of money over time.

5 tips for snagging a good deal on a foreclosure

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 00:00
Don't let someone else get that cheap foreclosure. Here's how to snag it.

Why pay extra toward mortgage principal?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
Pay a little more every month, and your mortgage interest will drop. Here's how it works.

After spouse dies, how to keep the house?

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 00:00
Losing a spouse is tough. Don't lose your home, too. If you didn't sign a mortgage, read this.
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