It's finally here. No matter how underwater your mortgage is you may be able to refinance to today's low rates. You current loan must meet certain criteria. Here are some of the highlights. … [Read more...] about No Equity? You Can Now Refinance Into a Great Rate.
Homeownership Pros and Cons
Before purchasing my first home, I found myself weighing the pros and cons of what that actually ment. And I think there comes a point in most people's life when they start to consider the same ups and downs of homeownership. While it may seem like a large, intimidating expense, … [Read more...] about Homeownership Pros and Cons
Mortgages and Maintenance
As a homeowner myself, I can tell you that your home isn't a stationary object - it's a living thing that always seems to need attention and maintenance to stay healthy. Sadly, the money needed to keep up with your home isn't always readily available. However, if you are looking … [Read more...] about Mortgages and Maintenance
It’s a Good Time To Buy
If you ask me, this is a good time to buy a home providing you can afford it. If we've learned anything about the current disaster in the home-buying market, it's that buying a home you can't afford inevitably leads to disaster. And in this case, the disaster is not only in the … [Read more...] about It’s a Good Time To Buy
A Dirty Little Secret (that you already know)
When I was a stock broker in the early 80's, I remember my manager announcing to the entire office that we had to sell a certain stock that day. Our company had accidentally overbought a specific stock issue and we had to get rid of it, so sell! sell! sell! Who cares if it fits … [Read more...] about A Dirty Little Secret (that you already know)
What Really Happened???
A few months ago, one of my colleagues emailed this slide show to me. In cartoon, which seems fitting somehow, this will show you how the mortgage mess really came about. Everyone is busy blaming everyone else. Let's face it - there's plenty of blame to go around. Now … [Read more...] about What Really Happened???