By Nick Van Heest on 4/26/2018
Refinancing your mortgage is like souping up a sport bike. The right tools and the right plan can reduce your rate and retrofit your home loan to fit your needs.
By Colin Milroy on 4/4/2018
There are a ton of benefits to owning a home, and they are especially prevalent during tax time! Whether you’re a new homeowner or have lived in your place for a while, tax breaks could help you save—despite the changes enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here are six opportunities to explore.
By Nick Van Heest on 1/10/2018
Life can be hard to predict. In many cases, refinancing can get you a lower interest rate or let you adjust the length of your loan to better fit your current situation. Take a look at these four common types of refinance loans.
By Nick Van Heest on 1/9/2018
Taking care of family should be as easy as possible. From accommodating a college-bound child to assisting an elderly parent, the Family Opportunity mortgage program could help you finance a home for a relative in need. The benefits of family extend far beyond emotional support!
By Guaranteed Rate on 12/12/2017
Outfit your home with energy efficient upgrades built into the loan amount.
By Adam Fluck on 12/4/2017
After your loan closes, you might be thinking, “Now what?” Here are a few things you should know.
By Nick Van Heest on 9/20/2017
We know how hard it is to save up for a home. From hefty down payments to pesky closing costs, the path to homeownership can feel like a Class 5 Yosemite hike. And rent checks, car payments and student loan debts don’t exactly help the cause. Could you use a boost?
By Nick Van Heest on 6/19/2017
Pre-approval is a game-changer. It shows sellers you mean business. You’ve done your research, you know your budget and you’re ready to plunk down some serious cash on a brand-new home.
By Kevin Lambert on 4/28/2017
Your guide to market trends in the coolest cities.
By Jeremy Collett on 4/10/2017
Strong lock opportunity for buyers as rates drop to 2017 lows Friday’s U.S. Labor Department jobs report for March came up well short of analysts’ expectations, indicating a correction after the “Trump bump” and warm-weather construction boom in January and February. The country’s employers added 98,000 new jobs in March, far below the consensus prediction …
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