Refinance - Is it the right time?
Home Loan refinance, refinancing advice, 2nd mortgage and refi information.
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Should you pay extra on your mortgage?
Paying down debt is always a good idea. It will reduce the amount you pay in interest and shorten the length of your loan. But it might not be the wisest use of your money until you've done these three things.
March 10th 2014
Is now the right time to refinance?
These 5 smart moves can help you decide whether its worth your effort to refinance and how to find the best possible mortgage deal.
February 28th 2014
Quicken Loans tops for customer service yet again
J.D. Power & Associates annual study is a great way to judge how friendly and efficient the borrowing process is at the nation's largest mortgage lenders. Quicken Loans does well. Bank of America? Cover your eyes.
3 free ways to pay your mortgage faster
Here's how to get all of the benefits of making extra payments without wasting hundreds of dollars a year on an accelerated payment plan.
How I remodeled my bathroom for just $2,400
By budgeting and doing some work on our own, we remodeled our bathroom for about $13,000 less than the average project costs. Here's how.
With rent increasing, it's a good time to be a landlord
More people are renting and paying more for it, so if you own a rental property, this could be a good sign that you made the smart choice.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finally has a director
It's been a long path through a politically fraught minefield to get anyone in the director's chair since the bureau was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Refi with a 15 year home loan for only 3.375%, no points
We are constantly searching the country to find the best deals on fixed-rate 15 year home loans, one of the most popular types of mortgages with homeowners who are refinancing.
Get help wrangling a fair settlement from your insurer
You're entitled to a second, totally independent opinion, on how much damage you've suffered and how much you're due under the terms of your homeowner's policy
HARP 2.0: Mortgage program reboot has boosted refis
Hundreds of thousands of underwater homeowners have refinanced as a result of changes to HARP 2.0, the Home Affordable Refinance Program.