'Mortgage Refinance' articles

3 ways to prepare for a refinance

June 22nd, 2012

If you are working towards refinancing a mortgage, then a recent inflati...  Read More

3 reasons refinancing may soon be easier

June 12th, 2012

Refinancing remains a challenge for many homeowners with underwater mortgages, but recent developments carry a few new reasons to keep the hope of refinancin...  Read More

Rising gas prices can squeeze borrowers struggling with mortgages

March 05th, 2012

Gas prices have risen as concern has grown about a disruption in supplies from Iran. Drivers were paying an average of $3.688 a gallon for regular gas on in...  Read More

Could housing markets begin to recover in 2012?

February 02nd, 2012

A recent CoreLogic report indicates that the U.S. housing market could finally begin to improve during 2012. Improved consumer sentiment and a slight...  Read More

Underwater no more with an FHA short refinance

November 07th, 2011

Many homeowners owe more on their homes than they are worth, and are concerned about their ability to make their payments, refinance or sell their homes. The FHA Short Refi program may be the answer....  Read More

Should I refinance an interest-only loan if my payment increases?

November 07th, 2011

Interest-only loan payments jump when the interest-only period ends. Learn how to evaluate whether to refinance your current interest-only loan at today's low mortgage rates....  Read More

Refinancing criteria: Can you qualify?

November 07th, 2011

Can you qualify for a mortgage refinance in today's climate of tight credit and picky underwriters? Find out here....  Read More

Can the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) help me?

November 07th, 2011

If you are upside down on your mortgage but not behind on your payments, the government's Home Affordable Refinance Program may be able to help you....  Read More