Mortgage Refinance

Refinancing works by giving a homeowner access to a new mortgage loan which replaces its existing one

Hundreds of billions of dollars worth of mortgage loans are given each year.

Refinances are common whether current mortgage rates are rising or falling, and you can get one from any bank you choose.

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Fixed-Rate Mortgage

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Convertible ARM

A convertible ARM will allow you to switch from an adjustable rate mortgage to a fixed rate mortgage. There are usually some restrictions, like only being able to lock in within the first 5 years. This is different from refinancing, because you will not have the option to adjust again, but instead will be locked in. Locking in to a fixed rate may incur a penalty or have a fee associated with it.

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Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARMs)

Adjustable rate mortgage typically adjusts the loan’s interest rate once a year, and locks into that rate for the entirety of the year. ARMs are generally riskier because the payments can go up depending on interest rates. The goal of an ARM is to take advantage of the lowest interest rates available, assuming your income may increase over time as the interest rate potentially adjusts upward.

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