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Time to Refinance?

With today’s low interest rates, you may be wondering if it’s time to refinance your mortgage.  Doing so can offer the potential to decrease your monthly payment, pay off your mortgage sooner, or possibly cash out some of the equity in your home. But refinancing is not free. In fact,…Read More

Filed under Mortgage on Feb 18,2020 | Tagged in: , , , , , ,

Mortgages: Don’t Wait for a Better Rate

Mortgage rates are always changing – and even a small change can make a big difference in how much you’ll pay monthly, and over the life of your mortgage.  So far in 2018, rates have been about as predicted, meaning that they are now hovering in the mid-4% range.  It’s…Read More

Filed under Mortgage on Apr 17,2018 | Tagged in: ,

Is Your Credit Score Ready for Home Buying?

If you’re thinking of buying a home, this spring or anytime, it’s a good idea to know your credit score. That’s because a good score is essential when it comes to securing a mortgage. In fact, if your score is below 600, you may not qualify. This helpful article by…Read More

Filed under Mortgage on May 23,2017 | Tagged in: , ,

Own a Home, Lower Your Taxes

It’s tax time – everybody’s favorite season! OK, that’s a stretch. But, if you own a home, there are tax deductions and tax reduction strategies that can make you feel a bit better. Have mortgage insurance? You can deduct it. Interest paid? Deduction! Property tax? Cha-ching! For more info on…Read More

Filed under Homeowners, Mortgage, Taxes on Feb 17,2016 | Tagged in: , , , , , , ,

Need a Housing Houdini?

Image Source/Getty Images Need to escape a house you can’t afford? There are plenty of reasons your home may be making you feel like a financial prisoner. If you purchased a home during the market crash, your home value may still be less that you paid for it. Maybe you…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Home Tips on Nov 12,2015 | Tagged in: , , , ,

Mortgage Madness

What do buying a home in April and college basketball have in common? You’ll be following a bouncing ball on the courts and you’ll need to decide if you want a bouncing mortgage rate (an ARM), or a slam dunk (fixed rate). Both offer advantages, and a number of choices.…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Mortgage on Apr 01,2015 | Tagged in: , , , ,

Mortgage Rates are Low – Time to GO!

Mortgage interest rates are still incredibly low, making now a smart time to go for that bigger, better or newer home you’ve been dreaming about! When it comes to how much home you can afford, the interest rate, the mortgage term and other factors will need to be considered. A…Read More

Filed under Mortgage on Jun 02,2014 | Tagged in: , , , ,

Falling Mortgage Rates Make NOW the Time to Buy – or Sell!

Mortgage rates are falling for both fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages. But, the slide may not last. That means if you’ve been on the fence, waiting for the right time to buy, you may want to jump off and get going. If you’re thinking about selling, why not list now, while…Read More

Filed under Mortgage on Mar 18,2014 | Tagged in: , , , , , ,

Buy vs Rent

For most people, a home is the most expensive personal asset that they will ever own. It is therefore very important that one looks at the choice of rent vs buy from every angle before deciding between the two. Consider: Current Housing Market, Compare the Cost and the Low Interest…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Real Estate on Nov 28,2012 | Tagged in: , , ,

Perfect reason to buy rather than rent!

This chart shows what a $100,000 mortgage cost per month in 2003 vs. 2012…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Mortgage on Oct 17,2012 | Tagged in: , ,

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