With mortgage rates at record lows, it is rather tempting to head out and buy a house, or refinance your current home. In any case, the current mortgage market offers a great deal of food for thought. Here are some recent posts on mortgages:
Who Really Owns Your Mortgage?
Flexo at Consumerism Commentary offers a great look mortgage servicing and ownership. An interesting examination where your mortgage might actually end up — and what happens during foreclosure.
How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance
Ryan at Cash Money Life presents a look at what you can do to get rid of your PMI. Once it’s gone, you can start saving.
Mortgage Refinance and Resetting the Clock
My Money Blog features a guest post about one reader’s experience with refinancing. It’s a great look at weighing the costs of refinancing.
In Charts: The Falling, Long-Term Cost Of A 30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage
Dan at The Mortgage Reports offers visuals representing the falling cost of a fixed rate mortgage. A rather interesting look at recent mortgage rate trends.
Want to refinance your mortgage now? A checklist
The Reuters blog Deep Pocket offers a checklist that can help you get everything in order for a mortgage refinance.
What is the Foreclosure-Gate Scandal All About?
Clare at Money Energy looks into the whole foreclosure-gate scandal, its implications, and what could be next.
Other Personal Finance Posts
Here are a few more personal finance posts from around the Web:
- Do Your Friends Influence Your Money Habits? at Green Panda Treehouse
- Working Hard For What You Want — New Jetta Ad at Free From Broke
- Are You Familiar With Tipping Etiquette? at PF Firewall
- 4 Critical Mistakes in Retirement Planning at Million Dollar Journey
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