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Adjustable Rate Mortgage

An ARM is a type of mortgage that has an interest rate that may change over time, but is initially fixed for a period of 5, 7, or 10 years. The initial rate is often times lower then a fixed rate mortgage, but they have the potential to rise or dip in the future.

When an ARM is a good idea:

  • If you plan to refinance to a fixed rate before the first adjustment.

  • You consider your house a starter home and plan on moving before the first adjustment.

  • You plan on making extra payments to pay off the loan faster.

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