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Delinquencies peak the third and fourth years of mortgages. Will risky terms add to the problem?
Millions of mortgage borrowers are entering their "danger years," when delinquencies peak and owners risk losing their homes.
The number of Americans affected by the coming danger years could be huge.
In addition, many of these transactions involved risky loans, such as interest-only ARMs and no-down payment loans. "The problem is that few people recognize it for the gamble that it is," says Baker.
March 30, 2006
Posted by blogger at 3/30/2006