Mortgage Rate Basics: What They Are and How They Work


If you’re like us, you occasionally hear chatter at your family barbeque about how interest rates are low and “now is the time to buy!” We all nod and pretend we understand what they’re talking about before losing ourselves in the food and conversations. Here we are going to answer the questions of what mortgage […]


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5 Easy Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster


Do you dream of the day you pay off your home loan? You can realize that dream three, five, ten or even fifteen years faster with a few alternatives. Here’s how. 1. Refinance and Reinvest The average mortgage rates in 2014 have been about four percent for 30-year fixed loans; 15-year fixed loans and 5/1 […]


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4 Simple Tips to Help Sell a Home by Summer’s End


If you’ve been watching the news or reading the paper, you know that the last few weeks have seen a pretty significant increase in mortgage rates (Freddie Mac is reporting that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 4.46%, the highest it’s been in almost two years), which means that it’s more important than […]


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