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.

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Buying and Financing a Second Home in Canada

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Prospective home buyers around the world are discovering the multitude of treasures that Canada has to offer. Its spectacular scenery, tremendous variety of recreational choices, rich and varied culture, comfortable...

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FHA Mobile Home Guidelines

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Thinking of purchasing a mobile home, but not sure about financing? Take a look at the popular FHA Mobile Home Loan program. With low money down options and easier qualification...

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Quicken Loans Adds Staff in Charlotte, NC

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Quicken Loans Mortgage Services, a division of Quicken Loans, says it will be adding 50 new hires by the end of the year. Based in Charlotte, NC, Quicken Loans Mortgage...

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FHA Condo Guidelines

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Buying a condo is a great way to invest in your own home while enjoying the benefits of low-maintenance living. When it comes to financing the purchase of a condominium,...

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FICO Score Report – Consumer Credit Trends

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There appears to be some positive trends in consumer credit, as the percentage of U.S. citizens with FICO Scores between 800-850 reaches a post-recession high. According to a recent report...

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Look to Negotiate a Lower Refinance Rate

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Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? You’re not alone. In the past several years, millions of American homeowners have lowered their monthly payments or paid off their mortgages sooner by refinancing....

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Subordinating a Second Mortgage

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It was not that many years ago that a large percentage of home buyers took about second mortgage to finance their properties to avoid having to pay private mortgage insurance...

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Costco Now Marketing Mortgages to its Members

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Costco shoppers can buy gallons of ketchup, two-pound bags of potato chips, office supplies and now mortgages for their homes. The wholesale company has developed a full-service mortgage lending program...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Report Update

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Five years since a major foreclosure crisis struck “Sin City,” the things are finally starting to look up. For the first time since 2007, short sales in Las Vegas are...

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5 Ways to Save Up for a Down Payment

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Interested in buying a home but don’t have much saved for a down payment? No matter how much you earn it’s all too easy to spend it little by little...

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U.S. foreclosure activity increased 9 percent in May

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U.S. foreclosure activity increased 9 percent in May, according to the most recent data from RealtyTrac®, an online real estate resource. RealtyTrac® released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for May...

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Lenders Offering Land Loans and Lot Loans

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Land loans are a great way to invest in undeveloped land for commercial or residential property. With the right financing, you can purchase undeveloped property in a great location for...

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Closing Costs Associated With A Mortgage

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Closing costs are financial obligations to cover certain fees that are associated with real estate loans. When it comes to a home mortgage, there are several types of closing costs....