Consumer Handbook on Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM)


Subject:
Finance , Housing , Mortgages , Personal Finance

Description:
This fact sheet explains adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs), loans for which "the interest rate changes periodically, usually in relation to an index, and payments may go up or down accordingly." Includes questions to consider, consumer cautions, ideas for reducing risk associated with ARMs, a glossary, and a mortgage checklist for comparing different types of mortgages. Opens directly into a PDF file. From the Federal Reserve Board.

Publisher:
The Federal Reserve Board

Language:
English

Source:
http://files.ots.treas.gov//48981.pdf


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