More than 1 in 3 mortgage applications don't result in loans. Here's how to make sure yours does.
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You could actually pay more in total interest under a refi than you would just sticking with your original loan.
Is it OK to use taxpayer money to reduce the mortgage balances of struggling homeowners? Some states are considering this.
Greek debt crisis is keeping U.S. rates lower than expected, but rates won't stay below 5% forever.
Two reports show improving numbers on mortgage payments. Could spring be far behind?
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