Mortgage Refinance Tips and Tricks

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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 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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9 College Scholarships with Quick and Easy Applications

By Aly Yale / August 7, 2019
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College is expensive. The average cost of public college is nearly $10,000 per year for in-state residents and more than twice that for out-of-state residents. Add that up over four years and you’ve got a pretty hefty sum of money…

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Refinancing with Two Mortgages: Why You’d Do It and What to Expect

By Aly Yale / August 1, 2019
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Refinancing can be beneficial for many homeowners. It can lower your rate, your monthly payment and maybe even shorten the total length of your loan.  But if you have two mortgage loans on your hands? Then refinancing might be even…

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What Are the Best Types of Wood for Hardwood Flooring?

By Tim Coutis / July 3, 2019
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Back in the 1980’s, a whole new generation of homeowners experienced the thrill and beauty of solid hardwood floors as they stripped away the orange and green wall-to-wall shag carpeting which had been so popular in the 1970’s. Hardwood floors…

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5 Financial Goals a Refinance Can Help You Achieve

By Aly Yale / June 20, 2019
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In the present moment while writing this blog, mortgage rates are officially at their lowest point in almost two years, according to Freddie Mac. For would-be buyers, that can mean a more affordable entry into homeownership. But for existing homeowners?…

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