Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage’

A 30-Year Fixed Mortgage That Is Adjustable, Self-Refinancing, and Ideally Paid Off Early

Confused yet? Yeah, me too. Let’s dive in. For a while now, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been under attack. In short, opponents of the popular loan program argue that […]

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Leasing VS Owning

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Mortgage?

Mortgage Q&A: “How long does it take to get a mortgage?” This is a fairly common question because we humans aren’t very patient. This is compounded by the fact that […]

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Removal of Tax Liens and Judgments Might Boost Mortgage Approvals

Beginning July 1st, the credit reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian, TransUnion) will begin wiping tax liens and judgments off of millions of credit reports in a bid to improve accuracy. The […]

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Movement Mortgage Launches Zero Down Mortgage Called MAP

Movement Mortgage is the latest of many mortgage lenders to offer a zero down option for prospective home buyers, referred to as the Mortgage Assistance Program, or MAP. Like others […]

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Traditional 20% Mortgage Down Payment Could Be Cut in Half

I recently wrote about the need to put down 20% when buying a home, which although often recommended, isn’t a necessity these days. There are programs from both the FHA […]

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Chase Is Offering 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Points When You Take Out a Mortgage

It’s not very common for mortgage lenders to offer cash back or some other sort of reward for taking out a mortgage. Generally, you might get some sort of closing […]

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BurkeyLoan: A 120% LTV Mortgage That’s Portable and Can Pay Off Student Loans

It sounds like magic, doesn’t it? A mortgage that allows for a loan-to-value ratio as high as 120%, portability, and can be used to pay off student loans. Oh, and […]

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Would You Rather Have a Low Mortgage Rate or Pay a Lower Price for a Home?

My friend asked me the other day if I’d rather have a low mortgage rate or pay a lower price for a home. I paused briefly, then said I’d rather […]

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Caliber Home Loans Unveils Ultimate Homebuying Experience: Close Your Mortgage in 10 Days

Caliber Home Loans out of Irving, Texas wants to close your mortgage faster than anyone else, and thinks it can accomplish the feat in less than 10 days. Yes, you […]

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