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Erik J. Martin
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Escrow: What it is and how it works

In the mortgage process, ‘escrow’ is when funds are held by a neutral third party until the mortgage closes. Learn how escrow works here.

Craig Berry
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How to get a mortgage preapproval in 3 steps

You need a mortgage pre-approval before you can start house-hunting. Here’s how to get your pre-approval letter in 3 simple steps.

Gina Pogol
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Read this before using your 401(k) to buy a house

It’s possible to use your 401(k) for a down payment when buying a home. But it’s not always best. Learn how a 401(k) loan works and other options.

Peter Warden
- 10 min read

The 9 best FHA mortgage lenders for 2021

FHA lenders offer low down payments and competitive rates, even for borrowers with bad credit. Here are the best FHA-approved lenders for your home loan.

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Mortgage Rates Today January 11, 2021

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates  Average mortgage rates edged higher again last Friday. So they’re appreciably higher than they were this time last week. But, even so, they remain within […]

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