the answers to these questions to narrow down your search.
The more risky packages like balloon loans, reverse
mortgages, etc., should be looked at last unless you
are going into the refinancing with a specific reason
that only those loans will fulfill. Once you have narrowed
down your search, go to a website with a refinance calculator.
The Quicken website, www.quickenloans.com, has several
you can use to help you decide on whether you should
refinance, what kinds of loans are available for you,
and even a term comparison.
A lot of your choice will also depend
on rates. For instance, if you are not going to be in
your house for long and rates are a little high, you
may want to go for an ARM. If you have a sporadic income
that arrives, say, twice a year, you may want the interest
only loan where you can pay down your principal the
two times when your windfall income arrives.
When you have assembled your comparisons
and considered your life’s restrictions, always go over
your possibilities with professionals, like your tax
consultant and an attorney, especially around closing
time. You need to get expert advice on all your important
In the end, by asking these questions,
and by finding the best answer to these questions, you
will find home mortgage refinancing options that actually
will best meet your needs ... not only today but well
into the future.