Mortgage Refinance Tips and Tricks

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Should You Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage? Read This To Find Out

By Aly Yale / May 9, 2019
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With mortgage rates dropping in the first quarter of the year, the number of homeowners refinancing has steadily climbed. And it’s no wonder why. Refinancing your mortgage can come with serious benefits. From lower interest rates and reduced monthly payments…

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What Does It Mean to “Have Equity” in Your House?

By Aly Yale / March 7, 2019
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If you’re a homeowner, then you’ve probably heard of home equity before — at least in some form or fashion. Whether your neighbor recently did a cash-out refinance or you’ve been told you can “take money out of your house”…

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How the Debt Snowball Method Works

By Mary Mack / February 25, 2019
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When it comes to credit card debt, over-extending oneself can happen to anyone. One reason many find themselves in a downward debt spiral is that in attempting to dig themselves out, they only make things worse. Do you pay the…

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What to Do About Your Mortgage When You’re Getting Divorced

By Tim Coutis / January 24, 2019
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Divorce is never easy. Even for those couples with the best intentions, the division of property can become contentious. For couples who have a mortgage and are trying to decide what to do about the house, here are some options…

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When Is It Best to Refinance Your Mortgage?

By Jon Clark / January 12, 2019
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Lives can change in a short amount of time. It’s possible the situation you are in today could be drastically different than the situation you found yourself in just five years ago. Maybe five years ago, you were fresh out…

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We’re Ready for the 2019 Mortgage Market — Are You?

By Mary Mack / January 4, 2019
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Here we are a few days into 2019 and many New Year’s resolutions are likely complete fails, “pot” stocks may be the only sure thing for investors this year, it seems like the 2020 presidential primaries are kicking off, and…

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Aging in Place? Make These Renovations First

By Aly Yale / January 3, 2019
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A whopping 87 % of seniors say they’re fans of aging in place, preferring the homes and properties they’re accustomed to rather than a senior housing community or assisted living facility. If you’re one of the overwhelming majority planning to stay…

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Considering a Home Renovation? Avoid These All-Too Common Mistakes

By Aly Yale / November 29, 2018
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For many homeowners, renovations can be a smart investment. Not only do they make your home more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable for the time being, but they can also increase the property’s value and marketability when it comes time to…

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Everything You Need to Know About a Cash-Out Refinance

By Jon Clark / November 24, 2018
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A cash-out refinance is a way for you to pull money out of the equity you have in your house. This new mortgage replaces your existing mortgage with an amount that’s higher than what you presently owe. The difference between…

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7 Don’ts of DIY Home Improvements

By Aly Yale / November 16, 2018
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With the rise of shows like “Fixer Upper” and “Flip or Flop,” DIY renovations have become one of the hottest trends with today’s homeowners. But updating your property takes more than a few feet of shiplap and some shabby chic…

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