Lowering your mortgage interest rate could save you thousands every year. If the White House has its way, it's going to get easier.
Banks expect to reap up to $12 billion in revenue this year as a result of participating in the revised government refinancing program for 'underwater' homeowners.
One applicant has $2.5 million, the other an 826 FICO score. But they still can't refinance their mortgages. Fortunately, solutions exist.
Meanwhile, bidding wars are erupting in some cities, and human judgment makes a comeback as lenders look for ways to safely approve more mortgages.
Central to this question is how long you plan to stay in your home.
Taking advantage of record low mortgage rates isn't the only reason for refinancing your home loan.
Even if you just refinanced not so long ago, the benefits of doing so again may well outweigh standing pat.
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