After more than a year at home, we’ve had a lot of time to think about how our homes could be improved — an addition for a growing family, a big kitchen for cooking holiday meals, or an outdoor space you’ll want to spend time in every day. At the same time, housing markets in many places have gotten really competitive, which means a lot of homeowners have built up equity fast. If you’re … [Read more...] about How To Pay For A Home Renovation
Mortgage rates dropped below 4% within the last few months. Does that mean it’s time for you to refinance and lock in a lower rate? Homeowners refinance for all sorts of reasons: to lower their monthly payments, to change the amount of time they have to repay their loan, to get some of their equity back in the form of cash to apply toward other financial needs, and, yes, to lower their … [Read more...] about Should I Refinance My Mortgage?