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How Can a Mortgage Banker Help Me Refinance My Mortgage?

How Can a Mortgage Banker Help Me Refinance My Mortgage?

Mortgage bankers use their own funding resources to help borrowers adjust their loan.

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If you need to service your loan, a mortgage banker has the experience and insight about the best strategy. Many homeowners find they need flexibility within their loan if they experience financial changes. A mortgage banker can help you negotiate new terms that include better interest rates and a better payment structure.

Before you commit to working with a mortgage banker, determine the objectives and priorities that this refinance would accomplish. The danger with refinancing your mortgage is incurring higher penalties in the long term, so make sure this is the smartest decision overall. If you work with a good mortgage banker, they can make this somewhat complicated process seem much smoother.

Here are some important factors to consider when refinancing:

Your Refinancing Goal

Refinancing refers to the process of acquiring a new loan. Usually the goal is to reduce monthly payments, negotiate a smarter interest rate, or leverage the original loan to get cash for a larger purchase. Figure out your goal before you approach a mortgage banker about the process of making any changes.

Long-Term Ramifications

Many homeowners choose to refinance their home loan for a lower interest rate. The way that mortgage brokers often do this is to structure smaller payments over a longer period of time. Paying a high interest on your mortgage can really take its toll over time. However, make sure you understand the long-term implications of a new rate; if the terms of the loan are extended so that you have lower monthly payments, make sure the total number of payments doesn’t outrageously surpass the original loan amount and put you at a financial disadvantage.

Click here to get in touch with the experts at Midland Mortgage to learn what a mortgage banker can offer you.

Posted Jun 17, 2015 by Midland Mortgage Corporation