Mortgage and Refinancing Advice From Around the Web

A look at tips from a few of our personal finance bloggers on getting and paying off home loans.

A new survey by lending marketplace Zillow finds that one-third of homebuyers are ill-prepared to get a mortgage. Many don't know how to get the best interest rate and loan term and don't realize that fees can vary from lender to lender. The survey also finds that current homeowners don't always understand basic refinancing rules. Based on the results of its survey, the Zillow blog has a list of 10 common mortgage misconceptions. Find out whether you hold any of these misconceptions and see what advice personal finance bloggers have about mortages and refinancing.

Subscribe to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Be a smarter, better informed investor.

Save up to 74%
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/hwgJ7osrMtUWhk5koeVme7-200-80.png

Sign up for Kiplinger’s Free E-Newsletters

Profit and prosper with the best of expert advice on investing, taxes, retirement, personal finance and more - straight to your e-mail.

Profit and prosper with the best of expert advice - straight to your e-mail.

Sign up

To continue reading this article
please register for free

This is different from signing in to your print subscription


Why am I seeing this? Find out more here

Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for Kiplinger.com. She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.