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The changes may affect far more than the amount you can borrow -- so prospective homebuyers should be prepared.
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New mortgage rules are going into effect Jan. 10 to protect homeowners and investors from the kinds of risky mortgages that led so many people into foreclosure.
Despite recent laws, you can still negotiate specific closing costs lower to help you save money when it's time to buy or refinance a home.
This simple step is essential for getting you the best possible interest rate on your home loan.
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