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Refinance to a Fixed-Rate Mortgage for a Better Home Loan

Mortgage rates have been inching upwards since earlier this year. Slowly at first, but the jumps are increasingly hard to ignore. If you have an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), now is a good time to refinance to a fixed-rate mortgage. According to economists, the Fed is expected to deliver back-to-back interest rate hikes in May and […]

Powerful Benefits of a Golden Equity Line of Credit

If you or a family member is a homeowner over the age of 62, you may have considered a reverse mortgage to access your home equity. However, did you know that a Golden Equity line of credit can offer more flexibility than a reverse mortgage? Often, it includes stronger benefits depending on your financial goals. […]

Financing an Investment Property, Part 2

How do I finance an investment property for the first time? Last week I offered a 5 step blueprint to help answer this question. Mortgage rates are still low and a lot of homeowners want to know the best way to access capital to expand their real estate portfolio. What’s more, new legislation in California […]

How Much House Can I Afford Right Now?

One of the top questions I hear from clients is, “How much house can I afford right now based on my salary?” Usually, they tell me what they make and want to know how much house they can afford based on that criteria. But salary is only one part of the equation. To figure out […]