Tag: mortgage refinance

Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

There are several reason why you might benefit from refinancing your home. Many people choose to refinance to simply lower their interest rate while others have goals of doing home improvements or debt consolidation.  Depending on your financial goals, refinancing your mortgage may be a smart choice. Refinance to a lower rate Refinance to a… Read more »

Are Adjustable Rate Mortgages Still Too Risky?

I know what you’re thinking: Why would I ever want to get an Adjustable Rate Mortgage? Isn’t it too risky? Sure, it could be. But there are actually some circumstances in which it might be the best option. Let’s look at the pros and cons of ARMs, and you can decide whether it’s too risky… Read more »

Brexit gives mortgage seekers the gift of low mortgage rates!

Mortgage rates have dropped yet again in the wake of the Brexit (Britain voting to leave the European Union).  The world markets have been very volatile since the news broke early Friday morning. Financial instability brings lower mortgage rates. Now is the best time to buy a home or refinance your mortgage to a lower… Read more »

Mortgage Rates have Dropped to Recent Lows

Mortgage rates have dropped again officially hitting the lowest levels in one year which is near historic lows. According to the Freddie Mac weekly mortgage survey, rates are as low as 3.72% for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage and as low as 3.01% for a 15 year fixed rate mortgage. If you have been considering… Read more »

Tis the Season to Refinance your Home

It’s that time of year again with the holiday’s right around the corner. Many homeowners take pride in being able to decorate their homes to celebrate the seasons. It’s one of the best parts of homeownership. Often times making it well worth the headaches and financial burdens that also come along with homeownership. Our homes… Read more »

FHA Streamline Refinance Changes

I’m sure I don’t really need to go over the drastic changes our housing market has witnessed over the past few years so I’ll just limit this blog to the ever expanding hope on the horizon for homeowners. At least for those of you who have found yourselves in quite a sticky situation in regards… Read more »

FHA Streamline Refinance Update

It seems the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is making its mortgage program (FHA Streamline Refinance) even more affordable. Allowing for hundreds of thousands of additional homeowners to reap the awesome benefits of today’s low mortgage rates. Their goal is to reduce the mortgage fees and mortgage insurances to all homeowner’s that qualifies. These lower fees… Read more »

Obama’s HARP 3.0 Proposal

The Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP), which was originally proposed by President Obama, may be expanded for the third time.  The program has been in effect for a while now and it seems as if it may undergo yet another transformation to help additional homeowners refinance. Our previous blog post covered the transition to HARP… Read more »