Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Refinancing, from most recent to least.

DC Area Refinance Applications up 180%

DC Area Refinance Applications up 180%

Nena Perry-Brown | March 20th 2020

A new report shows how much demand spiked in the DC area for homeowners refinancing their mortgages. ... read »

Report: One in Three FHA Borrowers Would Benefit From Refinancing

Report: One in Three FHA Borrowers Would Benefit From Refinancing

Lark Turner | February 17th 2015 | 3 Comments

More than a third of FHA borrowers could save by refinancing, the Urban Institute reports. ... read »

Why Now is a Good Time to Think About Refinancing

Why Now is a Good Time to Think About Refinancing

Lark Turner | January 20th 2015

It's not just lower interest rates. ... read »

Mortgage Applications Skyrocket 49 Percent on Low Interest Rates

Mortgage Applications Skyrocket 49 Percent on Low Interest Rates

UrbanTurf Staff | January 14th 2015

If you were wondering whether or not consumers would respond to low interest rates, you could now have an answer. ... read »

A $500,000 Refinance Scenario

A $500,000 Refinance Scenario

UrbanTurf Staff | October 21st 2014

With long-term mortgage rates heading below 4 percent last week, UrbanTurf decided to take a closer look at when it makes sense to refinance a home... read »

84 Percent Who Refinanced Reduced Mortgage Debt

84 Percent Who Refinanced Reduced Mortgage Debt

UrbanTurf Staff | February 5th 2013

A report out Monday from Freddie Mac revealed that 84 percent of homeowners who refinanced in the fourth quarter of 2012 either "maintained about the... read »

How to Know When It’s Time To Refinance

How to Know When It’s Time To Refinance

Shilpi Paul | October 17th 2012 | 2 Comments

With interest rates dipping to historic lows, many homeowners are likely thinking about refinancing. But how do you know when it is time to do take... read »

Low Rates Lead To Highest Level of Refinancing Since 2009

Low Rates Lead To Highest Level of Refinancing Since 2009

Shilpi Paul | August 1st 2012

A survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association revealed that refinance mortgage applications have reached their highest level in three years. ... read »

Revamped HARP Actually Helping Homeowners

Revamped HARP Actually Helping Homeowners

Shilpi Paul | June 25th 2012

According to The New York Times, the Obama administration's revamped version of the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) appears to be working:... read »

How Do You Find the Best Refi Deal?

How Do You Find the Best Refi Deal?

Shilpi Paul | April 23rd 2012

One of our readers asked us to the find answer to this short, but complex question: How do you find the best refinancing deal? ... read »

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