If you purchased your home when rates were high, and you want to take advantage of the new lower rates, now’s the time to streamline your mortgage. One of the best ways to do that is through a USDA streamline assist program. USDA streamline refinance loans are a great way to refinance your home at a lower finance rate. The lower interest rate will reduce your monthly payments, allow you to pay your home off sooner, and reduce the overall cost of your home. Read More»
For most people, having a car is a necessity. The average person relies on an automobile to commute to work and transport their family. However, cars are expensive and few people have the funds available to pay for a car in cash. Thus, taking out an auto loan is the norm when purchasing a car. But, for those with credit issues, getting approved for an auto loan can be a challenge. Read More»
Members of the armed services have access to a special mortgage product referred to as a VA loan. These mortgages often come with lower interest rates and less stringent qualifications.
In the past, a VA loan could only be used to finance a home that met strict minimum property requirements. This means that service members could not invest in older or run-down homes. Thanks to changes in the VA loan policies, a VA renovation loan can now be used in coordination with a home loan to give service members access to any property. Read More»
If you are trying to help a friend get out of jail but do not have a lot of cash on hand to use for it, you might be wondering if it is possible to use collateral. If you own anything that has value and are willing to use the item as collateral, it is possible to get a person out of jail with this. Here are several things you should understand about using collateral to bail a friend out of jail. Read More»
If you plan on applying for a home mortgage soon, you may have some concerns about your ability to qualify for one with a low rate and the best repayment terms. Luckily, there are several steps you can take before you apply to improve the process, as well as the quality of the mortgage loans you may be offered.
Obtain and verify your credit report
Instead of merely checking an app for your three-digit credit score, take the time to obtain and verify a complete copy of your credit report from all three of the national credit bureaus - Transunion, Equifax, and Experian. Read More»