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Balloon-loan may be risky

...could translate into hundreds of dollars in annual savings on interest costs. In a mid-August survey of lenders by HSH Associates, a Butler, N.J.-based mortgage-research firm, five- and seven-year balloons averaged between just over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/29/bus_269025.shtml
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In the know

...homefair/usr/qualcalcform.html) determines the loan amount you can qualify for by income, savings and rate. HSH Associates, Financial Publishers (www.hsh.com/calc-howmuch.html) provides a simple guide to finding an affordability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/25/bus_423180.shtml
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ARMs should not be kept at arm's length

...year was a no-brainer to take a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage," said Keith Gumbinger, a vice president for HSH Associates, a Butler, N.J.-based mortgage research firm, which provides rate information to consumers. "You couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/03/bus_271296.shtml
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Fed ATM shells out $1.2 trillion

...national average rate on 30-year, fixed mortgages was 5.15 percent Wednesday, according to financial publisher HSH Associates, up slightly from a day earlier. Heralding a drop in mortgage rates, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/19/bus_515125.shtml
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Home equity lending evaporates

...impact on the economy: close to zero. "The home as ATM is yesterday," says Keith Gumbinger, the vice president of HSH Associates Financial Publishers, which publishes consumer loan information. Millions of homeowners borrowed from the house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/26/bus_560877.shtml
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Real estate sales get tougher as rates rise

...borrowers to pay so little that he or she does not even cover monthly interest costs, according to Keith Gumbinger, of HSH Associates, which tracks the mortgage banking industry. Analysts say they think the health of the overall economy - especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/27/bus_36096.shtml
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Many find ARMs a good alternative to fixed-rate mortgages

...anticipate a lot of income growth or expect to stay in their homes for a while. Keith T. Gumbinger, vice president of HSH Associates, a mortgage information publisher based in Pompton Plains, N.J., said borrowers considering ARMs need to look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/14/fin_408701.shtml
Finance
More buyers look to adjustable-rate mortgages

...people who want to stay with fixed-rate mortgages. HSH Associates, which publishes mortgage data, notes that higher...points, the equivalent of 1 percent of the loan, HSH Associates said. Each point that is paid upfront should lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/25/fin_386010.shtml
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Refinancing offers good option as loan rates fall

...benefits of a refinance. There are also do-it-yourself mortgage calculators, including online versions offered by HSH Associates (www.hsh.com) and the Mortgage Bankers Association of America (www.mbaa.org). Another way to tell whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/05/edi_324121.shtml
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Mortgage rates pose no problem

...on a 30-year loan was about 7.20 percent, up from just under 7 percent at the end of February, according to HSH Associates, a Butler, N.J.-based mortgage research firm. The rate on a 15-year loan averaged around 6.75 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/07/bus_255402.shtml
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