It’s now mid-August 2021 and we’ve seen two recent changes in mortgage loans. Recently Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac did away with their added fee for refinances. The fee was issued on all loans during the early months in 2021 but they just dropped it. What this means for borrowers is that rates are even
Getting a lower interest rate doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good time to refinance your mortgage. We often have borrowers call and ask, “Does it make sense for us to refinance?” We take this question very seriously as borrowers really just need someone to shoot straight with them. We tell them that it’s not our
At Indigo Mortgage, we often get calls from New Mexico home owners who are considering a refinance but they wanted to get some advice on whether it’s the right thing to do. We don’t take those requests lightly as these are real people trying to make serious decisions for themselves and their families. Here are
A VA refinance loan is known as a “VA Cash Out” in several refi scenarios: when the veteran is refinancing more than their property’s current payoff and getting cash back from their equity, when he or she is consolidating a first and second mortgage, or when they are paying off other liens or consolidating debt.
Many homeowners are taking advantage of mortgage rates that are currently at all-time lows and refinancing their home loan to an even lower interest rate. That is bringing about a new fee that lenders will be adding when a conventional loan is refinanced, as of Oct. 1, 2020. Throughout 2019 and into the 1st quarter
If you’re in the market for a mortgage or a refi, you’ve likely noticed that mortgage interest rates have declined to the lowest point in history. That’s created more demand on lenders, since there are way more borrowers looking for help. Because of this, you’re likely seeing many ads from the large national mortgage companies
Mortgage interest rates have declined to the lowest in history but there are still some challenges out there for people buying or refinancing a home. The first affects home owners who took advantage of a forbearance, which is when your lender has allowed you to temporarily pause or pay less than your monthly mortgage payment.