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Mortgage Points – What You Need to Know

If you are in the process of purchasing your home or refinancing your existing mortgage you will most likely encounter the term “points.” What are points and is it ever in your best interest to fork over additional cash at closing? Here are the basics you need to understand about mortgage points and whether or […]

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Mortgage Points

Points on a mortgage loan can be one of the most confusing aspects of financing your home. The process of taking out a mortgage is intimidating enough…throw in unfamiliar jargon and fees and you’ve got a recipe for financial nightmares. Points on a mortgage loan come in two flavors and depending on the lender and […]

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Point Mortgage Help: Should You Pay Discount Points?

What is a “Point” and should you consider paying points for your new mortgage loan? Points come in two varieties; however, for both types, one point is one percent of your loan amount. Suppose you were borrowing $200,000 with your mortgage loan, one mortgage point in this case would be $2,000. The two types of […]

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