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What Is a Mortgage Rate Lock?

Mortgage interest rates can fluctuate rapidly – they move up and down from day to day and even from hour to hour. This can impact the amount you pay when you refinance your mortgage. A mortgage rate lock protects you from costly fluctuations and freezes your interest rate while you close on your refinance. What […]

The Ultimate Guide to Refinancing an Investment Property

Refinancing has made its way into the headlines recently for the ridiculously low-interest rates that can be seen since the COVID-19 crisis began. Property owners everywhere are interested in refinancing, and they want answers. Key points: Why, when, and where to refinance Investment property vs. primary residence refinance How to refinance an investment property Why […]

Forbearance. What Exactly Is It?

Forbearance is complicated. There isn’t a “one size fits all” because the options depend on many factors. Those factors include:  checkThe type of loan checkThe owner of investor requirements in your mortgage loan checkYour servicer There are key things to consider with each type of forbearance. You’ll want to pay close attention to how your servicer expects you to […]

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in a recent interview:​“With […]