La Crescenta House Hunters Get Welcome Mortgage Rate News

The headlines last week had a familiar look to them, but in terms of what they actually signified for readers who might be potential home buyers or sellers in La Crescenta, they really should have triggered a snap-to moment: “Mortgage Rates Fall to New 2016 Lows,” was the Star Tribune’s headline. Yahoo Finance echoed that,
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HOW TO MAKE ONE EXTRA MORTGAGE PAYMENT THIS YEAR AND CUT 4 YEARS OFF YOUR 30 YEAR MORTGAGE. Paying off your mortgage can feel like endlessly feeding dollars into a vending machine and not getting to enjoy that candy bar until your appetite has disappeared. But eventually, your mortgage will be paid off and the

Sunland-Tujunga Home Loan Calculations Depend on DTI Diagnosis

It might sound shocking, but Sunland-Tujunga’s homeowners—present and future—have DTIs! Although the press has been largely silent, it’s important that the public be fully educated on the subject. But before anyone calls an emergency meeting to see what can be done… The good news is that, despite how dire it may sound, having DTIs isn’t

Comparing Mortgage Offers Rewards La Crescenta Home Buyers

For La Crescenta home shoppers who anticipate taking advantage of today’s low mortgage interest rates, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a few words of interest. The CFPB thinks it has found a way for consumers to get the best home loan deals. The way they recommend is to shop around. Now, it may seem

La Crescenta Homeowners Can Save via Today’s HELOC Option

It’s hard to imagine anyone in La Crescenta who hasn’t been hearing worried Wall Street commentators discussing the latest news. Starting with the worst January performance on record, even people without a lot of affected investments are aware of how ripples from that part of the finance world tend to reach almost everyone’s doorsteps. La
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Refinancing: The Right Move?

The federal reserve recently raised interest rates, and if you have an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), it may be a good time to consider refinancing your home. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to whether your should refinance, so here are a few of the main considerations. How long does your introductory rate last? Most ARMs have

Sunland-Tujunga Jumbo Mortgage Outlook Continues to Brighten

“The Jumbo Jungle” may sound a little like the elephant compound in a wild animal park, but it’s actually a seldom-quoted tab under The Wall Street Journal’s online Real Estate section. The “jumbos” being discussed are the trunkless kind—the hefty mortgage loans whose center rings are found in binders instead of circus tents. Judging from

Extra Payments for Sunland-Tujunga Mortgages Questioned

It’s usually around this time of year when the one in charge of keeping track of your Sunland-Tujunga household’s finances either sits down to do some budget arithmetic, or (at a minimum) goes hunting for a new shoe box to hold the coming year’s tax receipts. Both activities are simply exercises in ascertaining what is