The Hud site also has lots of information and a free counseling service to answer questions ect...
Here are a couple sites with mortgage info .... http://mortgage-x.com/general/rate_trend.asp
http://ml-implode.com/ .... http://www.fhfa.gov/
Good luck, Dunes
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