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    3 Ways Brexit Could Affect Homeowners
    Why should there be any ways Brexit could affect homeowners in the United States? Brexit is a portmanteau word, recently coined to describe Britain's exit from the European Union (EU). The United Kingdom...Read More
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    Brexit: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
    In a staggering move that immediately sent ripples through the world economy, British voters have approved Brexit, its plan to leave the European Union. Britain has been a member of the EU since 1973 and...Read More
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    Mortgage Rates: What to Expect in 2016
    What's going to happen to mortgage rates in 2016? Sorry if you've seen it before, but this writer often recycles his favorite quote, which was said by the late Harvard economics professor John Kenneth...Read More
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    4 Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Mortgage Market
    The 2016 mortgage market and the wider housing market have the potential to affect people in significant ways. How those markets move can be central to life-changing decisions: whether to switch from renting...Read More
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    How Will the Interest Rate Hike Affect Mortgages?
    For the first time in nearly 10 years, the Federal Reserve on December 16 announced a raise in its benchmark interest rates from nearly zero to 0.25 - 0.5 percent. The move, the first increase since 2006,...Read More
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    Adjustable-Rate Mortgages: 3 Essential Ingredients
    Have you automatically chosen fixed mortgage and refinance rates because you considered adjustable-rate mortgages, also called ARMs, to be complicated? Understanding what makes ARMs work can help you compare...Read More
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    The Do's and Don'ts of Shopping for Mortgage Rates
    So you've decided to buy a home or refinance the one you're in. Congratulations on taking the big step. Now, take a deep breath and think about the right way to find the best mortgage rates. Rates change...Read More
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    Mortgage Points Explained
    There are two kinds of mortgage points that are common to loan offers and concern borrowers:Lender-charged loan origination points.Interest discount points. Borrowers will find a wide choice in options...Read More
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    The 5 Biggest Threats to Low Mortgage Rates in 2016
    Can you expect a continuation of low mortgage rates in 2016? To some extent, mortgage rates have already defied the odds by staying this low for this long, but it is possible they could continue to do...Read More