Category "Mortgage"

Your home may be the single largest investment in your life. At ForTheBestRate.com, we want to provide you with information on the home financing process and make sure that you’re getting a great deal on your next mortgage. In this section of the website, we have posts covering a wide range of topics including real estate investing, mortgage products, refinancing, and industry related news.

Mortgage

Mobile Home Financing & Purchasing Guide

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If you’ve never purchased a mobile home before, you may have questions about the process – and with good reason. Buying a mobile home is similar to buying a traditional...

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Mortgage Check-Up Q & A

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As we near the end of 2012, we thought we’d take a few moments to review some of the questions users have sent into ForTheBestrate.com throughout the year. We hope...

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What is a No Cost Refinance?

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You’ve likely heard radio commercials and received direct mail solicitations from mortgage companies offering “No Closing Cost Refinancing” and slinging promises of no attorney fees, zero appraisal costs, no lender...

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Top Mortgage Originators By State

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The mortgage industry is not easy. Ask any mortgage professional and they’ll tell you that getting loans cleared to close in today’s market can feel this pushing a Chevy Suburban...

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Mortgage Fees Increase November 1st, 2012

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency recently released some new information regarding mortgage fees. Apparently, the FHFA has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to raise guarantee fees (or g-fees) charged...

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Pros And Cons Of A Cash-Out Refinance

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The vast majority of homeowners in the US have debt. With so many of life’s big purchases impossible to obtain without credit, people have become accustomed to owing money. Unfortunately,...

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New Mortgage Regulations To Be Decided By Early 2013

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The American Bankers Association (ABA) recently summarized information about the mortgage reform that is sure to pique the interest of lenders, as the next two months will be critical to...

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43% of Complaints to the CFPB Related to Mortgage Products

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In a semi-annual report issued in July, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or CFPB, released findings regarding complaints the agency handled from July 21, 2011 through June...

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Freddie Mac to Expand HARP to Those with Greater Equity

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HARP is an acronym, which stands for, the Home Affordable Refinance Program. The federal government program came to be in March 2009 in an effort to provide assistance to approximately...