FHA Loan Eligibility

The FHA offers many benefits which first-time home buyer can take advantage of. One of these benefits is the ability to purchase a new home with a very low down payment and with less than perfect credit score. Even borrowers who have a significantly lower DTI ratio...

Know the Difference Between Mortgage Brokers and Mortgage Lenders

These days, home buyers or mortgage borrowers can easily get information with just a click of a button. Accessible resources are all over the internet if you just know where to look.While these resources are very helpful to a lot of home buyers, it’s still vital that...

Tips for Successful Refinancing

One of the most important tips to know when you decide to refinanceis: “never rush.” A lot of people end up paying more than they should or not getting what they originally intended to have with their re-mortgage because of inadequate planning, or going over the...

Freddie Mac: Brexit Drives Rates Down, Refi Up

Brexit has played a major role in lowering mortgage rates, which is expected to boost U.S. housing activity particularly refinancing, Freddie Mac said in an outlook for the month of July.On July 12, the government-sponsored enterprise released its monthly outlook,...

How to Get Lower Mortgage Payments?

Mortgage payments take up a significant part of your monthly income. When buying a home, how much of your paycheck goes to paying your home loan is therefore a significant point of consideration. Take note that it is not the only expense you’re going to have to...

Can you Take Over Someone’s Mortgage if It’s Assumable?

Does taking over someone’s mortgage seem easier than getting your own mortgage? You might be in for a little surprise. Today, an assumable mortgage still requires approval, just like you would need if you took out your own mortgage.Looking for Current Mortgage...

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Take Advantage of California First-Time Home Buyer Programs

Do you live in California and are trying to buy your first home? Did you know that there are California First-Time Home Buyer Programs available? These programs are run by CalHFA. You do not apply for the loan directly through CalHFA. Instead, you apply with a CalHFA...

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