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A Primer on the Mortgage Market and Mortgage Finance (ICPSR 21581)

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Summary:

This article is a primer on mortgage finance. It discusses the basics of the mortgage market and mortgage finance. In so doing, it provides useful information that can aid individuals in making better mortgage finance decisions. The discussion and the tools are presented within the context of mortgage finance, however, these same principles and tools can be applied to a wide range of financial decisions.

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McDonald, Daniel J., and Daniel L. Thornton. A Primer on the Mortgage Market and Mortgage Finance. ICPSR21581-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-01-10. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR21581.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Research Division

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   federal housing programs, financial planning, home ownership, interest rates, loans, mortgage payments, mortgage rates, mortgages, refinancing

Geographic Coverage:   United States

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(1) A zipped package contains an Excel file which comprises tables and corresponding figures. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigators if further information is desired.

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