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mortgage update summer 2021

Mortgage Update Summer 2021

Now is Your Unique Opportunity to Cash Out Earlier this year, rates started moving higher because of inflation fears. Since that time, the Federal Reserve is done a good job of telegraphing that this inflationary pressure we are feeling is likely transitory. Because of this, investors have become comfortable with this synopsis and rates have …

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Is Refinancing A Better Alternative Than A Mortgage Forbearance?

By now, If you are a homeowner and have a mortgage, you most likely have heard about the option for mortgage forbearance. The government, in their infinite wisdom, came up with this plan to allow homeowners to skip monthly mortgage payments for up to six months assuming that you have had a hardship related to …

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8 Ways to Derail Your Mortgage Loan Approval

When purchasing or refinancing a home, getting from loan application  to the actual closing can take time, typically 3 weeks in an average home market.  However, some loan approvals for unique situations have been known to take much longer.  Many different factors could determine how long it will take to get to the closing table; and …

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Will I have to write a check at closing with my refinance?

There may be some out of pocket funds required at closing depending upon a couple of factors. If you have an escrow account for taxes and insurance, it does not roll over to your new mortgage. This means we must collect for the new escrow account whatever amount should be in that account at this …

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