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Should I Refinance Home

These are crucial times. The housing industry is in a slump and jobs are threatened. Everyday we are reading more and more bad news from the economy. Sometimes, the important question we ask ourselves is:

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How to add registered domestic partner to title after home purchase complete

QUESTION

I am buying a house and mortgage is in my name only. I would like to add my registered domestic partner to the title after escrow closes. How is this done?

ANSWER

You will have to sign a quit claim deed¬† and add your partner to the property deed. Your name will be mentioned as the grantor of the property whereas both you and your partner’s name will be mentioned as grantee to the property.

Refinancing advise

Question/Scenario:

We currently have a 20/80, 30yr fixed loan. Together the rate is about 7.5%. We still owe over 270,000 on the loan. Would it be wise for us to refinance?

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Disadvantages of Reverse Mortgages

As defined in the previous post, reverse mortgages are loans converted from home equity that you won’t have to pay back until you die or move out. It is a means of a way out for cash-strapped seniors to get some needed cash. But with the real estate market falling, these loans are risky proposals to borrowers right now.
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Should I Refinance? – FHA Mortgage as an option

As rising unemployment and financial instability on the rise with the global economic downturn ongoing, credit borrowers’ options are limited. That is when FHA loans should be considered. The FHA, is a type of loan that used to take expensive mortgage that took sometime to process. But right now things maybe changing. Even though FHA doesn’t really fund mortgages, it will insure mortgages that will meet their requirements.¬† Should I Refinance Home Continue reading Should I Refinance? – FHA Mortgage as an option

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Read the news carefully today. You never know what you're gonna get. For recommended reading materials on mortgages and refinance aspects and how to fix your deeds or just plain news on real estate, check out the new york times online. It's a very good source of information.