Honolulu Interest Rates

March 10, 2013

Homebuyer Tips

Mortgage Lending Tips for Home Buyers

In today's volatile market, borrowers need to be aware of what is considered when they shop for a mortgage loan.  Information can change from one day to the next.  Following are some current tips:


1.  Mortgage Interest Deduction

There ...

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Feb. 17, 2013

Financing for the Layman

Financing in Layman's Terms

In this video, Elizabeth Warren, a professor at Harvard Law School and the Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) who is also part of the development of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, shares her knowledge and insight on ...

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Dec. 18, 2012

5 Things To Correct On Your Credit

Fix your Credit Score & Improve your Interest Rate

When you're trying to qualify to buy a home or refinance your current home, you'll want to know what your credit looks like.  Recently, a study showed that 19 percent of consumers in the U.S. who reported ...

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Dec. 11, 2012

5 Habits of High Credit Scores

High Credit Scores Help Low Real Estate Interest Rates

Someone doesn't get a great credit score easily or quickly.  It takes time and smart financial decisions. 

A good deal of Americans can boast that they've made it happen.  Nearly one third have a FICO score ...

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July 11, 2012

Mortgage Rates at Historic Lows

The Time to Buy is NOW...Mortgage Rates at Historic Lows

The Honolulu Board of Realtors recently released current rates offered by some of Hawaii's local mortgage companies. The rates are based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner occupant mortgages. The interest rates at current are at an all ...

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