People who can refinance often prefer a mortgage of less than 30 or even 20 years. It's part of a larger movement to get a grip on consumer debt.
The Obama administration considers using rock-bottom mortgage rates to help homeowners reduce monthly payments. Too bad it's unlikely to succeed.
Rates have defied predictions made just before the US credit downgrade and are incredibly attractive right now. How long can it last?
Homebuyers and owners: Apply now or face the possibility of a more expensive loan for higher-end properties.
Homeowners are rushing to refinance to take advantage of lower mortgage rates.
This expert guide will help you trim thousands of dollars off the cost of your home.
This decision does not need to be difficult. Here are factors to consider.
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