Buyers hesitate on mortgages as interest rates spike



With interest rates creeping upwards last week, some home shoppers are showing signs of concern and holding off from making a purchase.

First-Time Homebuyers Signs You Should Refinance Your Home



You have a lot to consider before you decide to refinance your mortgage. There may be fees that are associated with the refinancing that can cancel out the savings benefits.

Refinancing Can Put More Money In Your Pocket



Many people have taken advantage of refinancing during this long stretch of low mortgage rates. An interest rate that lowers your monthly payment and how much you ultimately pay for your home is a good reason to refinance and there are several other reasons you should consider

Parents are refinancing their homes to help their kids win ‘bidding wars’



With bidding wars becoming increasingly prevalent in a housing market that’s plagued by low inventories, some parents and their adult children are teaming up to help them better compete.

Wise and Not So Wise Refinancing Choices



With homes steadily and rapidly appreciating for several years, refinancing is alive, well, and regularly making news. A blast form the past – cash-out refinancing peaked in 2006, when homeowners cashed out $320.5 billion

Accelerated Mortgage Payoff – Save $10s of Thousands and Own It Sooner



Others are saving college tuition for children, for their own retirement, or untold other worthy financial goals. One that is often over looked is accelerating the payoff of their number one asset

The FHFA says HARP will be extended by one more year



The Home Affordable Refinance Program, better known simply as “HARP” is to be extended into next year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced yesterday.

4 Circumstances Where Refinancing a Home Makes Financial Sense



When interest rates fall, you should think immediately of whether a home mortgage refinance will benefit you.

Five million homeowners could benefit from refinancing



Although interest rates have been at record lows for the last several years, a vast number of borrowers are yet to take action by refinancing their mortgages to enjoy cheaper monthly rates, CNBC News reports.

Is Refinancing Right for You?



Many home owners and potential buyers are worried that interest rates will continue to rise. While that might be the case, the market as a whole is stabilizing, and real estate remains one of the safest, smartest investments.

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