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Mortgage Rates Sink to 5-Month Low

Just in time for the spring buying season, mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level in five months, according to a lender survey released this week. This marks the fourth straight week in which mortgage rates have dropped. The benchmark for conforming 30-year fixed rate mortgages fell to 4.88 percent, down from... Continue Reading »

Four Ways to Benefit From a Cash-In Refinance

Gone are the days when homeowners "cashed out" on the equity of their homes through a mortgage refinance, and used the money to pay off other bills, renovate a kitchen, or jet to Bora Bora. Stringent, post-housing-boom lending policies mean a gain in popularity for the complete opposite of the cash-out refi -- the... Continue Reading »

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