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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last ...

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 […]

Recasting A Mortgage – Should You Do It?

Just when you think you’ve learned all there is about mortgages; someone asks you if you’ve ever considered recasting. What in the world is that, you wonder? Should you consider it? Is it something you need to do? And where can you find the answers for all of these questions? In this blog post we’ll explain […]

7 Smart Reasons to Refinance Your Home

Under the right circumstances, refinancing your home can be a pretty savvy financial move. Refinancing can lower your monthly payment or get you some cash (depending on the type of refinance). Here are seven smart reasons to refinance your home. 1. Lower Your Monthly Payment There are two ways you can lower your home’s monthly […]

Funding a Loan For a Mortgage

“Fund” is the best verb used in the home loan process.  To fund the loan,  is the process of wiring or releasing money from a mortgage lender to title or escrow prior to closing a real estate transaction  and often occurs a day or two before closing. The Funding Process The process of funding a […]