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Alternative mortgages: managed risk or gamble?


  • Andrew Olszowy


Alternative mortgages may increase flexibility for lenders and consumers, but they also add risk. The best advice for all parties is to learn as much as possible about these tools and proceed with caution.

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  • Andrew Olszowy, 2006. "Alternative mortgages: managed risk or gamble?," Communities and Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Spr, pages 3-5.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2006:i:spr:p:3-5

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