With mortgage rates at or near all-time record lows, youâve likely pondered a refinance if youâre an existing homeowner. But you probably have a lot of questions too, especially if itâs your first time refinancing a home loan. Letâs clear up some of the confusion by tackling some of the most common refinance questions out [&hellip
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Mortgage Q&A: âWhy are refinance rates higher?â If youâve been comparing mortgage rates lately in an effort to save some money on your home loan, you may have noticed that refinance rates are higher than purchase loan rates. This seems to be the case for a lot of big banks out there, including Chase, Citi, [&hellip
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If youâre looking for a new mortgage loan, Figure Mortgage is one of the lenders that is available to you. Figure Mortgage first opened its doors in 2018, but by 2020, the lender had already reached over $1 Billion in loan originations. Using a combination of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence, applicants who work with […]
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If and when you take out a mortgage, youâll be faced with an important choice. To pay or not pay mortgage points. In short, those who pay points should hypothetically secure a lower interest rate than those who do not pay points, all else being equal. Thatâs because mortgage points, at least the ones that [&hellip
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Mortgage Q&A: âWhen to refinance a home mortgage.â With mortgage rates at or near record lows, you may be wondering if now is a good time to refinance. Heck, your neighbors just did and now they’re bragging about their shiny new low rate. The popular 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 2.80% last week, per Freddie [&hellip
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In such a quickly changing mortgage landscape, itâs easy for myths for circulate. Here’s the truth behind common mortgage mistruths you may hear today.
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In March I offered some financial advice to Michelle, a Mint user who was struggling with debt, a lack of retirement savings and a bit of family financial drama amongst her siblings. Michelle was anticipating a cash bonus from her…
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It makes sense that the mortgage industry would see its best quarter in history during a global pandemic. Okay, it doesnât make sense, but thatâs what happened anyway, per the latest Mortgage Monitor report from Black Knight. Mortgage Lenders Originated $1.1 Trillion in Home Loans During the Second Quarter Mortgage lenders experienced best quarter in [&hellip
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When you make a large purchase like a home or a car, itâs not uncommon to borrow money to complete the transaction. Most people donât keep tens of thousands of dollars on hand for large purchases, and thatâs when a lender can come in handy. Loans are not done out of goodwill, though. When banks […]
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What Iâve seen and heard through the years is certain lenders not being so forthcoming with existing customers wanting to refinance their mortgage. For example, when a homeowner goes to inquire about the âawesome low rates,â their first instinct may be to pick up the phone and call the lender who gave them their current [&hellip
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