Homes & Real Estate / Loan Modifications & Refinancing

  • 8 common refinance mistakes

      

    With mortgage rates around 4 percent, it's still a great time to refinance your mortgage.  But you want to make sure you avoid simple mistakes so you get the savings that you...

  • Find the best interest rates for a mortgage or refinance

      

    It is a terrible fact of life that getting a mortgage is the biggest pain in the rear just about of any financial thing you will ever have to do. Just when you think you've given them every...

  • 3 reasons you shouldn’t wait to refinance your mortgage

      

    Refinance applications are down to 2009 levels as mortgage rates have shot up past 4 percent again. Homeowners may have been scared away by recent rate increases, but now is still a good time to...

  • 10 common refinance misconceptions

      

    Evolving regulations and occasional horror stories of traumatic mortgage transactions add confusion to the perception of refinancing. Misconceptions about refinancing are not surprising when...

  • Credit Unions Offer Creative Mortgages To Save You Money

      

    Years ago, credit unions weren't the best place to look for a mortgage. But that was then and this is now. Today, credit unions are a great source for mortgages, especially if you're...

  • New Mortgage Settlement Helps 48,000 Homeowners Who Faced Foreclosure

      

    SunTrust has come into the crosshairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the latest round of continuing fallout from the nation's robosigning scandal. According to the CFPB,...

  • Websites To Comparison Shop Owner's Title Insurance

      

    When you buy a home or refinance one, you need a simple insurance policy that I just can't get people to buy…even though being without it can be deadly to your finances. Picture...

  • Free credit reports with your credit card

      

    Keeping track of your credit score is becoming easier with credit card companies that will give you your score for free each month.

  • Do You Know What Your Mortgage Interest Rate Is?

      

    More than 1 in 3 of us are clueless about what our mortgage interest rate is, according to a new BankRate.com survey. Think about it: Your mortgage is the #1 expense in our lives and 33% of us...

  • Is a Reverse Mortgage a good deal for you?

      

    Retired homeowners strapped for cash are turning to Reverse Mortgages. But there are large fees the celebrity spokepeople aren't telling you about...

  • Mortgage loans denied to expectant mothers

      

    Some traditional lenders are illegally denying mortgages to expectant mothers. There are better ways to get a mortgage if you're having trouble securing one.

  • Save Thousands on a Mortgage or Refinance

      

    You can save thousands of dollars on a mortgage or refinance with just one simple tip. Some time ago, The Los Angeles Times  reported more than half of all people stop at one lender when...

  • Save with these mortgage/refi alternatives

      

    Doing a mortgage or refi? There's one common place where you don't want to go for that loan--and here are better alternatives.

  • Mortgage refinance guide

      

    Are you wondering how to refinance, when to refinance, and what all of the terms really mean? We've put together answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding refinancing: ...

  • An important safeguard to protect your mortgage

      

    Homeowners: With the mortgage industry still in chaos, Clark has important homework for you to check that you are not getting ripped off.