Mortgage Borrowers Should Know Their Rates

Not knowing your mortgage rate can be an expensive mistake, especially in this rising interest rate market.

Yet nearly three-in-10 mortgage borrowers (29 percent) either didn’t know their mortgage rate or wouldn’t say, according to a survey by Bankrate.

This is a big problem, says Martin Choy, operations manager at Westwood Mortgage in Seattle.


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6 Steps to Buying a Preforeclosure Property

Everyone knows you can buy a foreclosed home below market value, but what about a preforeclosed home? This article explains what a foreclosure is, how the process works, and tips for buying one. Check Rates: Check Today’s Rates What is Preforeclosure? Preforeclosure refers to the status of a home. This means the owner(s) are falling […]

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Foreclosure and Buying a Foreclosed Home: A Guide

A mortgage is a type of secured loan, with the house serving as collateral. Technically, a borrower owns the house as soon as they sign the mortgage contract, but if they fail to meet their monthly repayments and any other obligations, the lender may seek to secure the asset. This process is known as foreclosure. […]

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1099-C: What You Need to Know about the Cancellation of Debt Tax Form

From early January to mid-February, you might receive a number of tax documents in the mail. They can range from expected W-2s from your employer to forms about mortgage interest you paid. One form that many people don’t expect is the 1099-C. Discover why you would receive such a form and what the IRS expects… Read More

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