What is the best time to refinance?

The best time to refinancing is when it will save you money.  You may be eligible for a lower rate, and reducing your monthly payment. Or, you might be able to find better suitable terms for your loan. Maybe switching over to a 15 year loan rather than a 30 year loan.

You may also consider converting your adjustable rate mortgage to a fixed rate. Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM's) can be risky because your rate can change. A fixed rate offers more stability. Depending upon the current financial climate, you may find a better rate in a fixed market.

Debt consolidation is one of the most popular reasons to refinance. You may reduce the interest that you are paying on your credit cards balances by refinancing your home and consolidating your debts.

No one has a crystal ball to gaze into the future of the refinance market. The best time to refinance depends upon your individual situation, and circumstances.

There are many factors to consider:

    How long will you be in the home?

    What is your current interest rate?

    What is the value of your home?

    What is the benefit for you in refinancing?

The best answer is to contact your mortgage professional and ask them to help you keep watch on interest rates and advise you as to the best time to refinance given your individual situation. Our Rate Watch program is designed to help you in do just that. Your mortgage professional can help you calculate costs, and analyze the best time and methods for you to refinance. They can review your current mortgage loan and assist you in making wise financial decisions.

When you are ill, you see a doctor, when your car breaks down, you see a mechanic. Don't hesitate to find a mortgage professional to advise you. You will save a lot of time and frustration in the future by contacting a mortgage professional before you have to refinance. Finding the right mortgage professional is essential, and the first step in refinancing.

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