The process of refinancing a reverse mortgage is similar to that of traditional refinance. There are standard eligibility criteria set by mortgage lenders and certain steps to be followed. In most cases, it helps stabilize the financial situation. However, it has consequences as well. So, understanding the basics of refinancing your Texas reverse mortgage loan […]
Debt is a significant issue for many American households, including credit card debt as well as mortgages, auto loans, student loans, and medical expenses. It might seem as though there’s no relief from high-interest balances, but you can take steps to lower your burden. For homeowners an option is to consolidate debt and lower monthly […]
This week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in 2018. This quarter-percentage rate increase brought the federal funds rate into the target range of 2 – 2.25 percent. The committee sets monetary policy, primarily by raising or lowering the Fed’s target for the federal funds rate, which is used as the […]
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!
Mortgage rates are still at historic lows, and they are defying all predictions and expectations, by continuing to lower. Does that mean a refinance is the right thing for you right now? Low rates are just one factor that should go into your decision to refinance your mortgage. Here are a couple of other things to consider:
So what is this VA Streamline Loan everyone’s talking about? And have you heard of the VA’s Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan (IRRRL)? Interestingly, they are one in the same! This is a loan that refinances an existing VA Loan into a new VA Loan with a lower interest rate, or for some, from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) into a fixed rate mortgage.
VA home loans are the best mortgage deal on the market today! If you qualify, or even think you might qualify, it’s important you find out how the Texas VA home loans can benefit you and your family.
Have you been affiliated with the military and are you looking to buy a home or refinance in Texas? The VA Home Loan Program is receiving $6 billion in funding this year so this is an excellent time for you to consider a VA home loan. VA home loans are ideal for young families and first time home buyers since the borrower can finance 100% of the home’s value and purchase with $0 down. Is there any other loan program available that can offer these benefits? The answer is no.
On March 4, 2009, President Barack Obama announced a $75 billion mortgage rescue plan providing affordable mortgage terms for countless American at-risk homeowners.
We’ve all heard at some time or the other how great cash out refinances are. At first glance they seem to offer more than one benefit; they roll all your debt into one thus allowing you to manage what you owe more easily; they generate extra cash that you can use for other much-needed expenses; and […]