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

5 Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

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Would you like to shave a few years off of your home loan? Most homeowners dream of the day they make their final mortgage payment. Make that day come a...

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Where Can I Find Construction Loans?

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Due to the current real estate environment, many lenders have terminated their construction loan programs. As a real estate market cools, builders get stuck with excess inventory and defaults rates...

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The Positive Side of Debt

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This post is part of Women’s Money Week 2012. For more posts about Debt see Debt Roundup. Debt is sometimes portrayed as a terrible, scarey thing, something that should be...

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What Are Your Saving Priorities?

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This post is part of Women’s Money Week 2012. For more posts about Saving and Investing see Saving and Investing Roundup. We all know that savings is crucial. As tough...

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Preparing to Refinance Your Mortgage

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If you are like most homeowners, your refinancing goal is likely to save money by reducing your mortgage rate and monthly payments. Lenders are now being much more cautious, so...

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Good Gravy…Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows Again

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We’re starting to sound like a bit of a broken record. Freddie Mac reported that national mortgage rate averages fell once again as economic growth did not meet market expectations....

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Understanding A Rent-To-Own Home Purchase

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If you’re in the market for a new home but can’t afford a down payment, or can’t get approved for a mortgage, you may want to consider a rent-to-own option....

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Popular Mortgage Programs for High Value Properties

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High value properties can require special consideration when it comes to finding a loan. If the value of the property is higher than the conventional conforming loan limits, a jumbo...

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Getting Started in Real Estate Investing

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Financing Considerations When you finance an investment property you need to decide how long a loan term you would like, or how long you will take to repay the loan....

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Mortgage Rates Rise But Still Near Record Lows

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Mortgage rates moved higher overnight according to mortgage rate research web site, MonitorBankRates.com. According to their data, 30 year mortgages averaged 4.15% . 15 year mortgage rates moved in the...