Act Now While Rates Are Low

Act Now While Rates Are Low

If you’re ready to purchase a new house or refinance the one you’re in, you won’t find a better time than now. The Fed is expected to raise short-term interest rates soon. Lock in while you can.

Lessons Learned About VA Loans

Lessons Learned About VA Loans

I’ve gotten three VA loans over the years since I was honorably discharged from the Army. I’ve learned a few things about the loan along the way. Here are some of them.

What Is HARP and Who Qualifies? – Slideshow

Recent statistics note that nearly 2.7 million American homeowners could refinance with the Home Affordability Refinance Program, more popularly known as HARP, and save hundreds of dollars each month. However, some of you out there might still be a bit confused on what exactly HARP is and whether you qualify for it.

Know Your Mortgage: Mortgage Calculators

For some of us, math can be hard. Once variables get thrown into the mix it can seem chaotic. Most people aren’t aware that your mortgage (a large math equation in it’s own right) can be figured out using many different helpful calculators. Read more, as they’re the topic of this week’s Know Your Mortgage.

Myths About Refinancing with HARP

Many people seem to have strange, confused or downright false ideas about the Home Affordable Refinance Program, also known as HARP. It’s designed to help homeowners with negative equity, and it’s helped those who qualify. Read on to see what HARP-related myths are untrue, and how the program could potentially help you.