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Refinancing to a Long-Term, Fixed-Rate Home Loan Makes Sense

So, you’ve probably heard by now that mortgage rates are at historic lows – again. People everywhere have been saying that now is a great time to refinance. And it could very well be – especially if you’ve currently got an adjustable rate mortgage. Find out if refinancing now could benefit you.

First-Time Home Buyer Tips and Tools

It's time to buy your first home! Hooray! This is a big deal and a major milestone in your life. It's definitely not something to do on a whim. As a first-time n=home buyer, there are a gazillion things you should know before you take the plunge. We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make a smart decision, not only on which home is the best choice for you, but also on which financing option will best fit your unique situation.

How To Rent Out a Room in Your House

Many homeowners are struggling to make their mortgage payments these days. A great way to save some cash every month is to refinance your home loan. But, what if refinancing isn’t in the cards for you right now? What are your options? It may be a good time to think about renting out a room in your house. Taking in a boarder will increase your cash flow, but it will also increase your workload.