Historic Low Mortgage Rates = Refinance Atlanta Real Estate Now?

American banks have seen an upwelling in mortgage applications for refinancing. Applications for the week of August 5 rose more than 21% over the previous week, and three-quarters of those applications were for refinancing, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. This makes us wonder, is it time to refinance your Atlanta real estate now? Mike[...]

Defend The Mortgage Interest Deduction

Are you worried about taxes going up? With the government looking for ways to put more money in the coffers, they have suggested eliminating the mortgage interest deduction. If you own your home, you should care! In an effort to keep you up-to-date on this issue, The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has launched www.SaveMyMortgageInterestDeduction.com. "Americans overwhelmingly oppose any action[...]

Home Mortgage Questions Answered: Reverse Mortgages

With all the news about the nation’s credit crisis, Atlanta Real Estate Forum (AREF)  brings you a series on the world of home mortgages. We’ve asked the experts at Five Star Mortgage about today’s best options for financing or refinancing your Atlanta home. In our first installment, Barbara Klonga, Five Star Mortgage’s expert on reverse mortgages, offers insight on the[...]