When the contractor brought you the home improvement estimate, did you almost fall off your chair? Once the dizziness faded, did you take a deep breath and quickly regain your composure? Now you're ready to face the big challenge-where will the money come from?
New mortgage rules meant to protect consumers from bad lending practices may have another impact - forcing home buyers to get their financial house in order.
When refinancing a home loan, one of the many decisions that you'll have to make is whether or not to escrow your homeowner's insurance and property taxes. Some say yes, others no. Which option is right for you?