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Mortgage Musical Chairs: Switching Lenders at Renewal

Mortgage Musical Chairs: Switching Lenders at Renewal

So, your mortgage renewal is doing the cha-cha on the horizon, and you're eyeing the dance floor, wondering whether to switch lenders. Buckle up for your crash course dance lesson – switching lenders at renewal edition! 

As your mortgage waltz approaches its renewal crescendo, the thought of switching lenders might make you do the mortgage macarena. Is it worth the tango, or are you better off salsa-ing with your current lender? Let's pirouette into the pros and cons!

Pros of the Lender Swaparoo: 

  1. Sometimes, a new lender offers a swankier interest rate, like upgrading from a flip phone to the latest smartphone. You might snag a financial upgrade without breaking a sweat.
  2. Switching gives you a golden ticket to haggle. Negotiate like a pro and watch your mortgage payments do the happy dance – cha-ching!
  3. New lenders often bring fresh features to the table. Maybe it's a flexible payment plan or the promise of financial confetti raining down on your next mortgage party.

Cons of the Switcheroo: 

  1. Breaking up with your current lender might come with a parting gift – a prepayment penalty. It's like a breakup fee, but less dramatic and more financial.
  2. Switching isn't just a walk in the park – it's a paperwork parade. Get ready for a cha-cha-cha of documents and signatures. Can you say mortgage paperwork conga line?
  3. Sticking with your current lender is like dancing with an old friend – they know your moves, and you know theirs. Switching means learning a new dance routine, and that can sometimes by scary.

Quick Tips for the Mortgage Mambo: 

  1. Shop Around: Don't settle for the first lender that winks at you. I have access to over 30 lenders who are all biting at the chance to earn your business. Let me shop around and find you the best opportunities. 
  2. Assess the financial conga line. I can calculate the potential savings against any penalties or fees. 
  3. Let me put on my negotiation shoes and cha-cha the way to a better deal.

In the dance of mortgage renewals, whether you choose to tango with a new lender or stick to your current waltz, the key is to move to the beat of your financial goals. So, put on your dancing shoes, strike a pose, and hit the Mortgage D-floor!