Mortgage refinance loan

What is a mortgage refinance loan?

An individual or business refinances their existing loan with a new one that typically has better terms. Refinancing is also known as refinancing. As a result of refinancing, borrowers may be able to lower interest rates, lower monthly payments, or extend the repayment period, which can help them save money or improve their financial circumstances.

Key features of Mortgage Refinance

Lower Interest Rate

In order to get a lower interest rate on the new loan, most homeowners refinance their mortgages. Refinancing the home can reduce monthly mortgage payments and save homeowners money over the life of the loan if interest rates have decreased since they originally obtained the mortgage.

Lower Monthly Payments

Refinancing can extend the loan term, which can lead to lower monthly mortgage payments. This can make homeownership more affordable and provide relief from high monthly costs.

Change in Loan Type

It is possible for homeowners to lock in a predictable monthly payment and a stable interest rate by switching from an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) to a fixed-rate mortgage (FRM). When interest rates decrease or if they intend to sell the home before a rate adjustment, they might switch from an FRM to an ARM.

Cash-Out Refinance

When a homeowner refinances into a cash-out refinance, they borrow more than the outstanding balance on their existing mortgage and receive the excess funds as cash. This money can be used for home improvements, debt consolidation, or other reasons.

Shorten Loan Term

To pay off their mortgage faster and build equity faster, some homeowners refinance their mortgages to shorten the loan term (e.g., moving from a 30-year to a 15-year mortgage).

Remove Private Mortgage
Insurance (PMI)

Homeowners may refinance to eliminate private mortgage insurance if their home equity has increased to the point where they no longer need it.


You can start the application process on our website by filling out the form online, setting up a loan consultation appointment, or calling us on the phone. There is not an application fee.
Your borrowing capacity depends on your income, expenses, creditworthiness, and the type of loan you’re applying for. We’ll work with you to find a loan amount that works with your budget and your comfort level.
We will typically work through this together. You will want to lock in once you are under contract on your home and your loan has been uploaded to the lender.
Yes, you can make extra payments and even pay off your mortgage early. If you are paying off your mortgage you can do so after making six monthly payments without a penalty.
Yes, you can make extra payments and even pay off your mortgage early. If you are paying off your mortgage you can do so after making six monthly payments without a penalty.
Closing costs include fees for services such as title company costs, setting up your escrow account (property taxes and insurance), origination fees from lender for underwriting, etc. We typically have the lender pay our origination fee to help keep your closing costs lower.
We offer a range of home loan options, including Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, Jumbo, Bank Statement, Asset Qualifier, Refinance, Reverse Mortgage, and so many others. Each loan type has unique features to suit different financial situations. Let our expertise guide you to find the one that is right for you.
Loan Approval: You receive final approval from the lender (clear to close). Closing: The final paperwork is signed by all parties and the loan is then funded and recorded.
As mortgage brokers we have access to 60+ wholesale lenders providing you with multiple options for all your home buying needs with lower rates and exceptional service. At Loans By Vicky, we stay in constant contact with you throughout the entire process. We are still here for you even after you close. We love making friends one mortgage at a time!

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