Queue the panic. Mortgage rates have officially spiked and the media is all over it. Yep, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage increased… Read More »Don’t Freak Out About the Recent Mortgage Rate ‘Spike’
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about refinancing a mortgage, which is essentially replacing your dusty old home loan with a brand new shiny one.
What I’ve seen and heard through the years is certain lenders not being so forthcoming with existing customers wanting to refinance their mortgage. For example,… Read More »Don’t Let Your Current Lender Talk You Out of a Mortgage Refinance
A lot of homeowners are looking to refinance their mortgages at the moment. That’s abundantly clear based on the record volume of refis expected this… Read More »If a Mortgage Lender Reaches Out to You, Reach Out to Other Lenders
If and when you take out a mortgage, you’ll be faced with an important choice. To pay or not pay mortgage points. In short, those… Read More »An Alternative to Paying Mortgage Points: Just Be a Little ‘Extra’
Mortgage rates keep on marching lower and lower, with new records broken seemingly every week. But with all the fervor surrounding mortgage rates, some lenders… Read More »Watch Out for Low Mortgage Rates You Have to Pay For
Mortgage Q&A: “Why are refinance rates higher?” If you’ve been comparing mortgage rates lately in an effort to save some money on your home loan,… Read More »Why Are Refinance Rates Higher? It All Has to Do With Risk
Mortgage Q&A: “When to refinance a home mortgage.” With mortgage rates at or near record lows, you may be wondering if now is a good… Read More »When to Refinance a Home Mortgage: Now, Later, or Never?
With mortgage rates at or near record lows, a lot of existing homeowners are probably asking themselves, “Is refinancing worth it?” The problem is there’s… Read More »Is Refinancing Worth It? Consider the Costs and How Long You’ll Keep the Loan
It makes sense that the mortgage industry would see its best quarter in history during a global pandemic. Okay, it doesn’t make sense, but that’s… Read More »Mortgage Lending Volume Hits Highest Level on Record Despite COVID-19