If you’re thinking about purchasing a house, it’s not just your credit score and your down payment that counts, it’s also your income, as your income drives affordability. How much income you … [Read More…]
This FHA lender rule could be problematic for your mortgage
If you’re applying for a residential mortgage loan and you’re looking at an FHA loan to purchase or refinance a home this lender requirement could be problematic for you as it relates … [Read More…]
Why Silicon Valley Bank failed and why it’s good news for mortgage rates going forward
The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank points to a broader issue that banks particularly depository institutions face as relates to their financial stability. Here is how this benefits your finances when … [Read More…]
Should I pay discount points when locking my interest rate?
For those looking to purchase to refinance a home, there might be some shellshock as it relates to costs associated with getting a home loan these days. It’s no surprise we are … [Read More…]
FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums reduced by 30 basis points-what this means for consumers
For folks looking to purchase or refinance a home with the FHA Loan, the Federal Housing Administration has just announced a reduction to their private mortgage insurance premiums by 30 basis points. … [Read More…]
5 ways you will not get a home loan to buy a home
Most people given a choice would desire to purchase a home, arguably, given their financial situation, and their ability to handle a monthly housing payment. Oddly enough, there are times from a … [Read More…]
What’s the lowest credit score to get a home loan?
There is a significant amount of inaccurate information online and in the real estate community about the credit score needed to get a home loan to purchase or refinance a home. Talk … [Read More…]
Is a down payment assistance loan to buy a home a good idea?
For those looking to purchase real estate particularly first-time home buyers, the notion of a down payment assistance loan where you need very little or no money to close escrow could be … [Read More…]