You make an annual wellness visit to your doctor, why not make an annual review of your finances and your home investment. This is the last year to take advantage of the HARP program since it expires December 31, 2016. Your home is not only your largest investment but your biggest asset. Are you making the most of it?
To begin, get a list from a RealtorⓇ of similar homes to yours that have recently sold and are currently for sale in your area. Use this information to challenge your property tax assessment if you feel the county’s or city’s valuation is too different from what your research shows.
Should you Refinance? Work with a trusted lender to analyze if you can:
- lower your rate
- shorten the term
- make improvements
- eliminate mortgage insurance
- remove a person from the loan
- eliminate credit card debt
- combine or consolidate loans
- take cash out of the earned equity
Some other information you might be interested in
- Repairmen and contractor recommendations
- Information on rental property investment opportunities
I would be happy to provide this information at no obligation as part of our on-going commitment to providing homeowner information, both in general and specifically, to our clients. It is part of a long-term strategy whereby we hope to earn your loyalty and referrals when you do need our services to buy or sell.
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