As you may be aware from some of my other blog posts, I refinanced my mortgage with Suntrust earlier this year. At the end of the process I received an offer for $150 if I signed up with their Surepay system. Basically just an automated drafting service to ensure that your mortgage is paid promptly … Continue reading It’s no wonder the banks are in trouble
As you may or may not know I refinanced my home recently. Even before the deal closed (you’ll recall it was delayed a few times) I began receiving solicitations for mortgage insurance. To date I have received over 20 such solicitations. Heck, 2 more arrived just today. I take issue, not so much with the … Continue reading Mortgage Insurance – Predators?
To close this chapter on my refinance saga, I ended up leaving a voicemail and a final email (last Friday)with George Connolly. I heard back from him via email on the Monday indicating that the omitted funds would be credited to my Visa card in the next few days. I am pleased to report that … Continue reading Refinancing a mortgage with SunTrust – Denoument
It wasn’t until I was finally able to sit down with all (34) of the documents from the refinance that I noticed some anomalies. It turns out that the $250 credit for working for my current employer that had been represented in the “Good Faith Estimate” was missing. I’ve contacted George Connolly twice now by … Continue reading Refinancing a mortgage with SunTrust – Ongoing
*** Update September 9, 2010 *** Heh, it was just pointed out to me that I never actually included the *amount* I was refinancing… that would make the numbers below a lot more useful if you want to compare your situation. I was refinancing $125,000. *** End Update September 9, 2010 *** You would think … Continue reading Refinancing a mortgage with SunTrust
I’m on the market to refinance my home. I already had intentions of letting my current mortgage holder participate (my bank) but I wanted to get some other quotes too to ensure that I was getting a reasonable loan rate (and those closing costs!). Anyway I signed up with lendingtree.com to get a few more … Continue reading LendingTree.com