Refinance – Is it the right time?
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Paying down debt is always a good idea. It will reduce the amount you pay in interest and shorten the length of your loan. But it might not be the wisest use of your money until you’ve done these three things.
October 18th 2017
Paying extra on your mortgage can shave years off your home loan and save tens of thousands of dollars in interest charges. Here’s how to get all of the benefits of paying off your mortgage more quickly without wasting hundreds of dollars a year on an accelerated payment plan.
For most homeowners, the answer is “yes.” While rates are on the rise, by any historical measure home loans remain incredibly cheap, and it’s possible to land a new, cheaper mortgage even if you have below-average credit and little equity in your home.
In our roundup of June’s best 15-year mortgage rates, you’ll find several banks offering cut-rate deals on home loans in areas throughout the country.
My husband and I weren’t planning to refinance our mortgage. But the savings I found were just too good to pass up.
National Mortgage Alliance has one of spring’s best nationally available deals on a 15-year fixed-rate home loan. It’s charging well below the current average cost for these loans and this deal is available to borrowers nationwide.
J.D. Power & Associates annual study is a great way to judge how friendly and efficient the borrowing process is at the nation’s largest mortgage lenders. Quicken Loans does well. Bank of America? Cover your eyes.
By budgeting and doing some work on our own, we remodeled our bathroom for about $13,000 less than the average project costs. Here’s how.
More people are renting and paying more for it, so if you own a rental property, this could be a good sign that you made the smart choice.
It’s been a long path through a politically fraught minefield to get anyone in the director’s chair since the bureau was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.