With mortgage stories dominating the front-page news, peopleawhether theyare buying a new house or refinancingaincreasingly have questions about the complicated issues at stake. Arranged in an easily accessible question-and-answer format, Mortgages 101 provides readers with essential lending formulas, as well as important information on lending requirements and application procedures. The book shows readers how to save money by: ac understanding key terms like ARMs and hybridsaand reading whatas in the fine print ac improving their credit scores to increase their borrowing power ac using technology to get the lowest interest rates ac maximizing their return on investment, and cutting the cost of mortgage insurance This revised edition includes up-to-date material on new loan and government programs, as well as changes to the law regarding tax deductions, down payment assistance, reverse mortgages, bankruptcy, negative amortization and moreain short, all the answers readers need, in one must-have reference.Quick Answers to Over 250 Critical Questions About Your Home Loan David REED. particular segment ... Many people mistakenly believe that first-time home buyers automatically get a special interest rate that is way below market rate. ... These special programs can be designed for people with credit scores as low as 600, who have no money down, and who are allowed to borrow closing costs. Specialanbsp;...
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