Refinance

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What Is an Appraisal Waiver?

By Aly Yale / September 30, 2020
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If you’re refinancing your mortgage loan, you might qualify for an appraisal waiver. This allows you to skip the appraisal process, as well as the fees that come with it. Appraisal waivers are only available on conventional loans, so if…

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6 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Refinancing a Mortgage

6 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Refinancing a Mortgage

By Aly Yale / September 9, 2020
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It may seem like everyone is refinancing their mortgages these days — and it’s no wonder why. Historically low rates have been making headlines throughout the year. The chance to lower your monthly mortgage payment is probably appealing, and you…

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3 reasons why now may be a good time to refinance your mortgage

3 Reasons Why Now May Be a Good Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

By Aly Yale / May 2, 2020
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There’s a lot going on in the economy, and while most of it isn’t good news, there is still a silver lining: Mortgage rates are historically low. For homeowners, that means refinancing is more attractive than ever, especially if financial…

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What Is a Rate and Term Refinance?

By Tara Mastroeni / January 15, 2020
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When you first delve into the world of financing, it can feel like there is a whole other language that you need to learn, especially around mortgages and lending. This post will take a look at the term “rate and…

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The 6 Best Winter Renovations and Home Improvements

By Tara Mastroeni / January 6, 2020
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There’s no denying that spring and summer are the most popular times of year to make home improvements, but if you’ve been writing winter off entirely for these projects, you’re missing out. From easier scheduling to a potential for cost…

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Don’t Think Refinancing Is a Good Option? Here Are 2 Reasons Why You Might Be Wrong

By Jon Clark / December 26, 2019
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One of the biggest debates in the mortgage industry revolves around the topic of refinancing. Some economic pundits will tell you that, in order to benefit from a mortgage refinance, you’d have to drop your interest rate significantly — and…

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The Holidays are Coming: Here’s How Your Mortgage Can Help

By Aly Yale / November 20, 2019
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The holiday season is just around the corner, and so are all the costs that come with it. Fortunately, if you’re a homeowner, your mortgage might be able to help with that. Your mortgage (and the house it pays for)…

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Refinance Options When You Have an FHA Loan

By Aly Yale / October 16, 2019
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There are dozens of reasons you might want to refinance your mortgage loan. For one, it could help you lower your interest rate, thus lowering your monthly payment (plus the total interest you pay over the course of your mortgage).…

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Is refinancing worth your money?

Is Refinancing Your Mortgage Worth the Money?

By Aly Yale / September 26, 2019
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With mortgage rates at historic lows at the time of publication, many homeowners are wondering: is it time to refinance? Though a refinance has the potential to bring about some serious benefits (a lower payment, less interest paid, a quicker…

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6 Questions People Ask about Higher Loan-to-Value Refinance Programs

By Jon Clark / September 7, 2019
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There are times when homeowners find themselves underwater on their mortgage, which means the balance of the mortgage is higher than the fair market value of their property. This became a big problem when the housing bubble burst over ten…

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