Category: Mortgage Rate

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A change has happened for mortgages on investment properties and second homes. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, companies chartered by Congress to purchase mortgages from financial institutions and repackage them for investors, just made it more difficult and expensive for lenders to offer mortgages on these types of properties. In a nutshell, Fannie and Freddie

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As veterans already know, VA mortgage interest rates are the lowest in history. Veterans know this because they are bombarded by internet ads, direct mail, and their own current mortgage company calling them daily about refinancing. Here are some simple guidelines. A veteran is eligible for a “streamline” interest rate reduction refinance loan (IRRRL), if