Tag: <span>#AdjustableRate</span>

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A SIMPLE COMPARISON OF APRs IS NOT ALWAYS TELLING

The APR discloses the cost of credit. The APR is calculated by taking into consideration the finance costs of the loan, and disclosing those costs in terms of the interest rate. The APR is usually different than the note rate on the loan. Often, on a 30-year fixed mortgage, the APR is higher than the...

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PROMISSORY NOTE

You may hear your lender ask about the Note, or if you reviewed the Note. The Note, in this sense, is not a musical score, or something written on a post-it; it is the Promissory Note entered into between the lender and the borrower. It provides that the lender will lend a certain sum to...

October 8, 2019October 8, 2019 In Note
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WHAT IS AN ARM

An ARM is an adjustable rate mortgage. Many ARMs are like the 5/1 ARM, where the rate is fixed for the first 5 years of the loan, and then adjusts every year thereafter for the balance of the loan term. There is another ARM product called the 5/5 ARM. This product has a low initial...