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Should I Pay for Home Renovations by Refinancing?

Homeowners can use this money in a variety of ways, including paying off debt or paying for their children’s college expenses. But is it a good idea to use this extra cash for home repairs or renovations?

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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?

Is it a good idea to pay off your house as soon as possible — or should you refinance your mortgage to take advantage of lower interest rates, reduce your monthly payment and use the extra money for other needs, such as contributing to retirement accounts?

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Tips to Save Money by Refinancing Your Mortgage

A refinance could save you thousands. Just make sure you're doing it the right way.

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Refinancing Your Mortgage to Pay Off Debt: Do It Right

How to have your cake and eat it, too!

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How to Learn If You Have Enough Equity to Refinance

Just because you WANT to refinance doesn't mean you CAN. Don't get caught unaware.

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Trump Effect: Mortgage Rates Stay Above 4%

Mortgage rates crept up again today, with 30-year fixed loans settling in above the 4% mark for the third straight day on Wednesday, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders this morning.

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A Quarter of Homebuyers Unhappy With Their Mortgage Lender, Survey Finds

The survey found that borrowers who start looking for a mortgage before they go house hunting and those who shop multiple mortgage lenders for their home loan tend to be more satisfied. It also named the most-favored and most-improved lenders for customer satisfaction.

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Do Online Lenders Offer Lower Mortgage Rates? It Depends

It’s convenient. Immediate. We’re programmed to believe it. But are online mortgage lenders consistently offering the lowest mortgage rates?

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How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage and Why It Matters

You know there’s plenty to do before you get to the really serious house hunting, but it’s hard to resist. Hang on, you’re almost there. You’ve got to have one thing in hand before the fun begins: your preapproval letter.

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Make Buying a Home Easier With 3 Smart Money Moves Now

If you’re fresh out of college and settling in at your first or second job, homeownership might be out of sight, out of mind. But there’s a lot you can do in your 20s to better position yourself for buying a home when the time is right.

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