refinance

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…

5 years ago

Mortgage applications rise on low interest rates

The number of mortgage applications finally grew last week, thanks to a surge of refinancing applications that came about as…

5 years ago

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…

6 years ago

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.

6 years ago

Not Even Ben Bernanke Can Refinance His Mortgage

Ben Bernanke, speaking at a conference in Chicago on Oct. 2, recently admitted that he "recently tried to refinance [his]…

8 years ago

Four Reasons Why A Home Won’t Be Listed Yet

Low inventories continue to plague housing markets across the country, as buyers face limited options and more bidding wars. But…

8 years ago

How to Insure Property Bought With a Wrap Around Mortgage

First, I want to clearly state that I am not providing insurance or legal advice. I am only providing information…

9 years ago

HARP 2.0 Helping More Homeowners To Refinance

The foreclosure crisis played havoc with real estate markets across the nation, yet some markets were clearly worse hit than…

9 years ago

Sheila Bair’s New Book – “Obama Administration Never Intended To Help Homeowners”

Former Chairmain of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, has written a new book about the housing / banking…

10 years ago

Has Your Bank Advised You To Skip Mortgage Payments?

It's a familiar story. If you google "bank told me to miss a payment" you'll find dozens of posts and…

10 years ago