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Peter Miller
- 7 min read

PMI mistakes to avoid: How to pay less for mortgage insurance

It is difficult to avoid mortgage insurance if you buy a home with less than 20 percent down. But it’s possible. There are also many ways to pay less for mortgage insurance, and we’re going to show you how.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

First-time homebuyers: The central U.S. makes it easiest to buy a house

Americans looking to buy a house — and do so affordably — might want to head to inward. According to a new ranking, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Oklahoma City are the best cities for first-time homebuyers, boasting affordable entry-level homes, low down payment averages and not-so-stringent credit score standards.

Erik J. Martin
- 5 min read

What the experts say: Should you become a landlord?

You own a home and have to move. or you see a great deal on a rental. But do you have the experience, money and temperament to deal with tenants? Should you become a landlord?

Tim Lucas
- 9 min read

Avoiding PMI is costing you $13,000 per year

“Experts” tell you to avoid private mortgage insurance (PMI). They don’t tell you, though, that you could be leaving five-figure returns on the table.

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Mortgage Rates Today February 15, 2019

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

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