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  • Refinancing with current lender is usually a mistake

    Thinking of refinancing?  Been contacted by your current lender? Your current lender sounds like a logical choice to refinance. Many people believe that "because they know you" that somehow the current lender can refinance you quicker, cheaper, [...]

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    Virus and lockdowns keeping mortgage rates low

    Minneapolis, MN: The economic recovery is in jeopardy due to the lack of consumer spending caused by corona virus lockdowns, lack of travel, fear, lack of getting together with family, closing of stores, losing of jobs, etc. This couldn't come at a[...]

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    3 reasons people stubbornly refuse to refinance

    Minneapolis, MN: Mortgage interest rates have been amazingly low the past 6 months, and according to a major data firm,  over 18 million people could benefit from a mortgage refinance, and cut an average of $304 a month off their current mortgage [...]

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    3 Tips when Buying your First Rental Property

    Thinking of buying your first rental property?  Looking back historically, most wealth in this country has been obtained though real estate, so there is plenty of good reason for you to buy real estate too. There are many considerations when [...]

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    Mortgage rates return to record low for week ending 10/15/2020

    Mortgage rates return to record low The benchmark 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 2.81% percent with an average 0.6 points / origination for the week ending October 15, 2020, down from last week when it averaged 2.87%, according to the weekly [...]

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    No, mortgage interest rates are not zero

    Minneapolis, MN: The news is screaming FED LOWERED INTEREST RATES TO ZERO in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. That sounds great, but it is extremely important that consumers read and understand that THE FED DID NOT JUST CUT YOUR MORTGAGE [...]

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    Thinking of refinancing? Here is what you need to know.

    Minneapolis / St Paul, MN:  The economy is doing great, and mortgage interest rates are at, or hovering just slightly above all time lows, which has many people thinking of refinancing. Most, but not everyone has a great interest rate, but do you[...]

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    2020 Real Estate and Interest Rate Predictions

    Minneapolis, MN: It looks like 2019 will go down in the record books as one of the best years for stocks in the past decade, yet mortgage rates still remained low (which isn't how it usually goes). What's in store for 2020 then? Well, we can only [...]

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    Fed cuts rates, but NOT fixed mortgage rates

    Yesterday, the Federal Reserve cut it's benchmark interest rate by 0.25%, making the third cut in 2019. This cut only effects the short-term rate it controls, which influences many loans, but does not directly effect most loans. For instance, [...]

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    Refinancing Makes Sense For Over 7 Million Homeowners

    Minneapolis, MN: With average home prices continuing to rise ABOVE the 2007 pre-crash average home value, and with 30-year fixed interest rates ending the week of October 10, 2019 at just 3.57% with 0.6% in points according to the weekly Freddie Mac [...]

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