The perfect combination of rising home values and low interest rates is here. Conditions are ripe for refinancing a mortgage. Rates now average close to 3.5 percent nationwide. A household can cut … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Now
I was reading my recent issue of Consumer Reports Money Adviser when I came across a small item on deceptive mortgage ads. I've seen a few of these myself recently. You've probably seen them as well. … [Read more...] about Are You Getting Reeled In By Deceptive Refinance Marketing?
Home prices are still quite low, and mortgage rates remain at record-low levels. As a result, many consumers are considering buying homes right now. It's possible to get a good deal, and it's likely … [Read more...] about Can You Get A Mortgage If You’re Self-Employed?
Mortgage rates are low right now. Really low. Indeed, for many homeowners, now is the perfect time to refinance. Credit requirements have loosened up a bit (compared to what they were for a couple … [Read more...] about Ready To Refinance? Here’s What You’ll Need
Over the past year or so I've written quite a bit about the Obama administration's Making Homes Affordable program, as well as other mortgage modification programs. The programs were conceived of … [Read more...] about Congress Considering Scrapping Mortgage Aid Programs Due To Ineffectiveness