from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To provide new financing or new financing for, as by discharging a mortgage with the proceeds from a new mortgage obtained at a lower interest rate.

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  • v. To renew the terms of a loan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. renew the financing of


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  • Another reason to refinance is to get out of an adjustable-rate mortgage, and lock in a lower rate long-term. self employed mortgage and money second mortgage rates mortgage contracting services debtor-in-possession

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  • MAGGIANO: The two others are sort of what I call refinance roulette, where someone comes in and convinces you that the way to get out of your mortgage problem is to refinance again.

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  • Of course this assumes you are a 740+ FICO borrower with a stable job history and 45% debt to income ratio looking to do an 80% rate/term refinance on your owner occupied property.

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  • There is limited near-term refinance risk, with no loans maturing in 2009.

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  • Currently as it stands these borrowers are unable to refinance their loans as the lowest loan to value any lender can do on a rate and term refinance is 97\% assuming you qualify for a FHA loan.

    Mortgage Foundation

  • Purchase or rate and term refinance (no cash out and you're not paying a second mortgage / home equity loan that your obtained after your bought your home-that's considered "cash out").

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  • A rate-and-term refinance will only include the current loan balance plus any accrued interest, closing costs incurred in the refinance, and any escrow or impound account. The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • And she went on to say that it is not as easy to "refinance" - or borrow more money - in the wake of the credit crunch, adding that the fall in the value of assets has impacted on this.


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