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.
For some homeowners looking to save money over the course of their mortgages, it could be a great time to refinance. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has dipped below the 4.0% mark, and by any historical measure, home loans remain incredibly cheap. If you can shave at least 1 percentage point from your primary mortgage […]
My husband and I weren’t planning to refinance our mortgage. But the savings I found were just too good to pass up.
National Mortgage Alliance has one of spring’s best nationally available deals on a 15-year fixed-rate home loan. It’s charging well below the current average cost for these loans and this deal is available to borrowers nationwide.
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.
Your title company is supposed to settle your old mortgage at the closing table.
You can ask your mortgage servicer to review your tax and insurance payments into escrow.
It works like an enforced savings plan with a big payoff — owning your home free and clear.