Refinancing Tips

Right At Home Daily: Ilyce's Corner
Ilyce Glink for Right At Home Daily

Interest rates have fallen dramatically since the beginning of the year. If you haven't refinanced your home loan, now may be the prime time to do so.

Start by shopping around for the best rates and terms. Talk to at least five different types of lenders, including a credit union (if you belong to one, this is typically your least expensive way to go), a local bank, a mortgage broker, a national lender, and an online aggregator of lenders.

Look into "zero point, zero fee" loans. Once all of the fees have been stripped away, it's easy to compare the true cost of the loans. You'll This will help you save from the get-go.

Ilyce Glink is the bestselling author of 100 Questions Every First Time Home Buyer Should Ask, and is the Managing Editor of Right at Home Daily.

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