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Should You Pay Points on Mortgage Loans?

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on May 29, 2007

In real estate lingo, a point is one percentage point of the overall loan that is paid up-front, typically at the time of closing. For example, if you are borrowing $150,000 on a mortgage loan and will be paying three points, you will pay $4,500 up-front. Paying points generally lowers the interest rate on your loan.

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