Monthly Archives: October 2013

5 Things to Consider Before You Decide to Refinance Your Home

It’s difficult to decide if you should get a home refinance or not. You may not find too many rock solid rules of thumb for home refinancing that you can depend on.  The one principle that is most often blindly […]

The Impact of Mortgage Refinancing on Your Net Worth

We’ve often seen consumers go ahead with refinancing mortgages for lowering monthly payments without thinking about its effect on their net worth. Since a mortgage is an instrument of debt which is used for financing an asset, it appears as […]

How to Stay Safe While Searching Online For a Home

Most of us have become comfortable with online shopping and banking. Online home hunting is not much different. However, while searching online for a home, you need to be more vigilant. Over 90% people who bought homes last year had […]

Reasons for Not Refinancing: Look a Little Further

In spite of low rates, many homeowners haven’t refinanced the mortgages on their homes for various reasons. I have some suggestions regarding the steps they can take towards refinancing- if not immediately, at least in the near future. Credit score […]

How to Get the Best Refinancing Deal

When homeowners refinance, nine times out of ten their ultimate goal is to save money. On the contrary, the lender’s goal is to make money. The sooner you understand this, the better prepared you will be to refinance and get […]

How to Be an Effective Home Buyer

I’ve been involved in the real estate industry for a significant part of my life. I’ve noticed that there are some common traits in most of the smart buyers. So what makes some home buyers smarter and more successful than […]

Refinancing Q&A

Refinancing should not be a decision that is made lightly. The process takes a lot of time, effort, and patience, and it involves a good amount of research in order to be certain that it is done correctly. The question […]

Don’t Forget Attics during Home Inspections

When I began house hunting, inspecting attics was the last thing on my mind. Someone once told me about the problems they faced due to overlooking the attic. Then this realization dawned upon me that there are many good reasons […]

Types of Refinance Mortgages

Refinancing can be tricky business for some homeowners. The most common mistake that most people who are looking to refinance make is failing to understand the refinancing process. Being educated about refinancing can really help you in the long run. […]

Refinancing Mistakes to Avoid

Rates are at record lows right now, and it’s a great time to consider refinancing the existing first or second mortgage on your home. But before you rush out to refinance, you need to make sure that you don’t make […]