SEATTLE: America’s Top Business City

What happens when a single American city boasts an annual gross domestic product of $288.5 billion, annual job growth of 2.7 percent over the past five years, and a 4.7 percent increase in income over the same period?   Well, you name it the best city in the U.S. for business and careers, obviously.   [...]

Is HARP 3.0 coming in 2014?

Are you one of the many homeowners’ in Washington State who have been unable to benefit from the government’s “Home Affordable Refinance Program” or “HARP”? That might be about to change.   Congress recently confirmed Mel Watt as the new Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) which controls Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [...]

Is refinancing my mortgage worth the trouble?

There’s a lot of hype about refinancing mortgages right now (for good reason to we might add, historically low rates).  If all the hype has you wondering if  refinancing mortgage worth the trouble?   To help you make a clear choice here are a few common misconceptions about refinancing.   "I've read that the rate needs to [...]

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How do you maximize refinance savings on a mortgage?

You’ve taken advantage of today’s historically low rates!  Supremely smart move!  After you refinance to a lower rate you get a lower payment, but the opportunities don’t stop there.  Here are our 3 quick tips to maximize your refinance savings.   Reduce your balance faster. With a lower interest rate, you pay more principal with each payment, [...]

2016-11-08T19:02:09-07:00 Categories: Refinancing|

What is the refinance process on a mortgage?

Here's a quick overview of the refi process, from application to closing:         1. The Application After we determine that a refinance will be beneficial for you, we start the application. Much like your original mortgage application, this one collects general information and asks for documentation of your income and assets. 2. [...]

2016-11-08T19:02:10-07:00 Categories: Refinancing|