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Credit Management

7 Mistakes That can Bring Down Your Credit Score

Tweet Even if you don’t want to buy anything on credit in your entire life and believe in saving up and paying upfront, a good credit rating is still a

Home Financing

Customized Loan Terms for Your Mortgage

Some home loan shoppers are under the impression that they’ll be offered a 30-year mortgage or perhaps a 15-year mortgage if they are able to swing the larger monthly payments.

Credit Management

Credit Management Problems and Solutions

Tweet Good credit management means that you are controlling your finances, by limiting your debt and through making your payments on time. The importance of credit management cannot be emphasized

Home Financing

Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly Above Record Lows

Tweet If you are in the market for a new home, historically low interest rates beckon. Those rates, however, have risen slightly in the past week although there is no

Money News

Fannie Mae Survey Reveals Consumer Housing Sentiment

Fannie Mae survey reveals consumer home buying sentiment

Money News

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady Above 5 Percent

The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is now above five percent, pegged at 5.16 percent according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey announced on Thursday.

Home Financing

6 Ways to Save on a Mortgage This Year

Mortgage rates are on the rise, moving away from the historic low rates consumers enjoyed in 2010.

Money News

Mortgage Rates Increase; Reach 4-Month High

Tweet Mortgage rates are moving away from their historic lows and are now at the highest levels seen in four months. The most recent data announced by Bankrate.com shows that

Money News

Consumer Confidence Lacking For Real Estate Market

Tweet Consumer confidence remains low when it comes to the housing market with 1 in 3 thinking that the worst has yet to come. At the same time, some 38

Home Financing Money News

Mortgage Rates Near All-Time Lows

Tweet Approaching historic low mortgage rates. If you are in the market for a new home or are eligible for refinancing, then you may want to take a look at

Money News

Home Values Continue To Sink Nationwide

Tweet California stabilization not enough to offset first quarter drop Home values in most markets across the United States continued to fall during the first quarter of 2010 according to

Home Financing Money News

Option ARMs Continue To Weigh Heavily

Tweet Exotic home loans come due There is a silent drag on the housing market today and it isn’t depressed housing prices, foreclosures or the ending first time buyer’s credit

Home Financing

ARMs Crack Four Percent Threshold

Tweet Mortgage rates continue to drop, nearing historic lows. This is good news for first time home buyers who may also be eligible for an $8000 federal tax credit which

Consumer Tips

They Are Out There: Mortgage Modification Scams

Tweet One of the unfortunate fall outs of the collapsing sub-prime mortgage market is that some homeowners are getting scammed when they seek out so-called mortgage modification schemes. According to

Consumer Tips Home Financing

Your Obligations May Not End With A Short Sale

Tweet For most Americans, these are certainly challenging times. Specifically, for the majority of people alive today, they have no remembrance of the last major recession, the sharp downturn of