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Could You Get A Lower Interest Rate?

Aug 17, 2007
If you obtained a loan such as a car loan, unsecured personal loan or a mortgage when the interest rates were high you may now be able to get a lower interest rate. It may just be that your credit score was low when you got your loan and it has now improved or it could be that interest rates have come down. Either way you could get a lower rate. A lower interest rate means less cost over the duration of the loan. A 1-2% drop in the interest rate could save you a significant amount over the life time of the loan.

Refinancing a new car loan is popular with those car owners who wish to replace a loan with a higher rate of interest with a loan with lower interest. This can allow borrowers to reduce monthly payments and reduce the overall cost of the loan. Research should be done before refinancing. This can be done on the internet. Terms and conditions should be compared and once satisfied the borrower can take out the new loan with a lower interest rate. In terms of cost effectiveness refinancing is unsurpassed. If you shop around you can find a better loan for you. You can get more flexible terms and conditions and a lower interest rate providing better value for money.

Refinancing your mortgage can give you extra cash so you can make home improvements, buy a new car or pay off other debts such as credit cards. Getting a lower interest rate may mean you can borrow more and still pay less each month. You may wish to consult a mortgage consultant who can advise you on the best mortgage deal. A mortgage, because it is secured on your property, will almost always have a lower interest rate that unsecured debts such as credit cards. It should always be remembered that a mortgage is secured on your property. Only take out a mortgage if you intend to pay the instalments.

If you have a lot of debts you may want to try to get a cash-out refinance loan. With this type of loan you add an extra amount to you home loan, refinance the entire loan at a lower rate of interest and then pay off your debts with the addition cash. This will allow you to reduce monthly payment because the loan is at a lower interest rate.
About the Author
Shelley Green is the owner of http://www.mortgages-click.com, a site that specializes in Mortgages. Shelley Green is also the owner of Loans Click and Refinance Click.
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