CALCULATOR: Should I pay points to lower my interest rate on a mortgage refinance?

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With historic low interest rates, the rush to refinance mortgages is on again.  At some point during the process, your mortgage broker will likely present a list of rate/point options.  What this means is someone can pay an extra fee… Continue Reading

Review: Best Solar Installer in Western North Carolina, Hendersonville, Asheville area

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Lots of folks wonder about solar, but few take the plunge.  We did, twice.  With the once 30% Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credit, and about 30% Duke Energy NC Solar Rebate Program, our cost was significantly off-set.  But even with… Continue Reading

Review: Best Mechanic in Henderson County NC: Coop’s Mobile Garage

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UPDATE: As of November 5, 2019, Coop’s is on hiatus and taking a break from business.  Well, we’re on our search for a new mechanic, again… — August 24, 2019 – We live on a mountain in Henderson County, North… Continue Reading