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Getting rid of PMI (part 5): The moment of truth?

Part of a series: Getting rid of PMI (part 1): The P stands for “parasite” Getting rid of PMI (part 2): The M stands for “misdirection” Getting rid of PMI (part 3): The I stands for “I already told you” Getting rid of PMI (part 4): Hard work vs. a risky shortcut Getting rid of … Continue reading »

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Getting rid of PMI (part 4): Hard work vs. a risky shortcut

Part of a series: Getting rid of PMI (part 1): The P stands for “parasite” Getting rid of PMI (part 2): The M stands for “misdirection” Getting rid of PMI (part 3): The I stands for “I already told you” Getting rid of PMI (part 4): Hard work versus a risky shortcut So I finally … Continue reading »

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Getting rid of PMI (part 3): The I stands for “I already told you”

Part of a series: Getting rid of PMI (part 1): The P stands for “parasite” Getting rid of PMI (part 2): The M stands for “misdirection” Getting rid of PMI (part 3): The I stands for “I already told you” Getting rid of PMI (part 4): Hard work vs. a risky shortcut Earlier this year, … Continue reading »

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Getting rid of PMI (part 2): The M stands for “misdirection”

Part of a series: Getting rid of PMI (part 1): The P stands for “parasite” Getting rid of PMI (part 2): The M stands for “misdirection” To recap: PMI is insurance that you pay when you have a high loan-to-value (LTV) ratio on your home, because you put down a small down payment (usually less … Continue reading »

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Getting rid of PMI (part 1): The P stands for “parasite”

Every month, I pay money to a group that’s actively betting I’m going to default on my mortgage. I hate this. I know you can say that’s “it’s just business”, and that the statistics don’t lie, but I still get infuriated with the idea that someone or someones think I will default, and are charging … Continue reading »

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