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DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO

Refinance to Save on Interest?

Refinancing to Reduce Interest & Save

A complete refinancing resource for homeowners

When you’re thinking about refinancing to save on interest, you’re probably thinking about getting a lower interest rate.

There's more that factors into the amount of interest you pay than just the rate. You can maximize your savings by refinancing into a shorter term, changing your loan type or making extra payments.

The first thing you should do is discuss your homeownership goals with a Churchill Home Loan Specialist. This is where you’ll get an easy-to-understand cost breakdown with your budget in mind.

Pro Tip: A Homeownership Strategy Meeting is completely free through Churchill Mortgage!

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How Will I Know if it’s Worth it to Refinance?

With the goal of reducing the amount of interest you'll pay, refinancing presents a great opportunity for savings.

With a lower interest rate, and by shortening the term of the loan (and making fewer total payment) , you can reduce the overall amount of interest you'll pay over the life of the loan.

But not every situation will benefit from a refinance, and it is important to ensure refinancing makes financial sense. There's a few key details to think about as you consider refinancing:

  • How long do you plan to stay in the home?
  • Can you refinance into a shorter term?
  • How much are your closing costs, and how long will it take to recoup the costs?

The Break-Even Point:
When the net savings from your new monthly payment covers the cost of refinancing (closing costs).


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When Does Refinancing Make Financial Sense ?

When buying a home, you’ll likely have a lot of questions. The first thing you should do is find out how much house you can afford. We provide an easy-to-use calculator utilizing your monthly income with your projected loan term.

Refinance Break Even Calculator Extra Payments Calculator
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As you begin the refinancing process, you’ll need to gather important documents that are commonly requested throughout the refinancing process.

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Lowering Your Rate Could Save You Thousands

Because the interest rate on your home loan is directly tied to how much you pay on your overall mortgage, lower rates usually mean lower monthly payments.

Check out this example of monthly payments (principal and interest) on a 15-year fixed-rate loan of $250,000 at 5.5% and 4.0%.

Total Interest at 5.5% = $117,687
Total Interest at 4% = $82,860

With a 1.5% difference in interest rate, there was a $34, 827 difference in interest paid! Imagine what you could do with that in your pocket!

With so much of your hard-earned money on the line, it’s best to seek advice from a trusted home loan expert and have the confidence that you are in qualified hands.

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With so much of your hard-earned money on the line, it’s best to seek advice from a trusted home loan expert and have the confidence that you are in qualified hands.

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By submitting this form, I/we agree to your Privacy Policy Terms of Use and authorize Churchill Mortgage Corporation and/or their Preferred Provider for our area and/or The Churchill Agency to receive the above information to assist in obtaining a home loan.

I/we also authorize Churchill Mortgage Corporation, The Churchill Agency and/or their Preferred Provider for our area to contact us regarding but not limited to mortgage and insurance services and products via telephone, mobile phone (including through automated dialing), and/or email, even if telephone numbers or email I/we provide are on any Do Not Call/Contact Registry, such as corporate, state, or the National Do Not Call Registry. The submission of this form does not constitute in any way a formal loan application or a commitment for a loan. By communicating with us by phone, you consent to calls being recorded and monitored. By participating, you consent to receive text messages sent by an automatic telephone dialing system. Consent to these terms is not a condition of purchase.