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5 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid in 2022
February 18, 2022

5 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid in 2022

Not Having a Safety Net One of the biggest financial hurdles you may encounter is living from one paycheck to the next. This practice is all-too-common, but that doesn’t mean it won’t set you up for f...


The 5 Major Factors That Cause Home Prices to Fluctuate
October 8, 2021

The 5 Major Factors That Cause Home Prices to Fluctuate

1. Economic change One of the biggest influences in real estate fluctuation is the health of the economy. This is typically measured by indicators like employment data, manufacturing activity, the pri...


How Your Mortgage Rate is Calculated (and What You Can Do About It)
January 17, 2021

How Your Mortgage Rate is Calculated (and What You Can Do About It)

Why Mortgage Rates Matter If you’re like most homebuyers, there are three mortgage factors that probably concern you most: the closing costs, the monthly payment, and the rate. The lower your mortgage...


The 5 Most Important Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Loan
June 3, 2020

The 5 Most Important Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage Loan

While each homeowner has their own reasons for refinancing, the ultimate goal is to keep money in your pocket. So, if you find yourself weighing your options, here are five key reasons to refinance yo...


7 Misconceptions About a Mortgage Refinance
May 23, 2021

7 Misconceptions About a Mortgage Refinance

1. Waiting for rates to drop Waiting for mortgage rates to drop can be a gamble, because there’s no guarantee rates will go lower. Refinancing is a smart choice when it makes sense for you, your situa...


5 Benefits of a Cash-Out Refi
December 14, 2021

5 Benefits of a Cash-Out Refi

If you’ve built up enough equity in your home, it may be a good idea to go through with a cash-out home refinance. Here are 5 reasons why you might want to. 1. You can use the cash you get for major e...


Why Refinancing Still Makes Sense Amid Rising Rates
April 12, 2021

Why Refinancing Still Makes Sense Amid Rising Rates

Mortgage Interest Rates Are Still Considered Low Even as mortgage rates have been rising over the past year, the rates remain near historic lows; therefore, many people are locking in today’s rates to...


Mortgage Rates On the Rise  Read This Before You Refinance
April 26, 2021

Mortgage Rates On the Rise Read This Before You Refinance

What is a Good Mortgage Rate? The answer to that question can vary depending upon everything from your personal financial situation to current housing market conditions. Of course, the adage, “the low...


Pros and Cons of Rising Interest Rates
May 3, 2021

Pros and Cons of Rising Interest Rates

Pros of Rising Interest Rates To help battle high inflation in 1981, the Fed raised interest rates to an astronomical 19%. The move was ultimately successful. However, in the interim, those with savin...