Mortgage Refinance Tips and Tricks

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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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The Future of Pre-Qualifying for a Mortgage — It’s Now in One Text

By Mary Mack / November 16, 2018
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Doesn’t it seem like the first step in accomplishing almost anything is always the hardest? That common paralysis happens to people all the time in a variety of circumstances, especially when decisions can be life-changing. One of those big events…

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Quiz: Is Refinancing Right for Me?

By Jessie House / November 6, 2018
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5 Smart Ways to Use Cash-Out Refinance Money

By Aly Yale / October 29, 2018
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Cash-out refinances are a great way to access money easily and quickly. The strategy essentially replaces your existing mortgage with a new loan — one that’s bigger, pays off your old one, and gives you cash based on the equity…

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How Soon Can I Refinance After Buying a Home?

By Tim Coutis / October 16, 2018
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In “The Pros and Cons of Refinancing,” we took a look at the benefits of refinancing and examined the potential costs. When it comes to determining the right time for that first refinance, here are the conditions to you’ll want…

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Managing Debt as a Small Business Owner — And an Easy Way to Consolidate it All

By Aly Yale / October 9, 2018
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When you own a small business, it can be easy to let your debt get out of hand. Purchasing inventory, paying your employees, and stocking your office or facility with the necessary supplies can all get costly — and when…

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