In the last few weeks, a handful of big banks have failed including Silicon Valley bank signature bank, and now First Republic Bank. While this is not a repeat of 2008, it … [Read More…]
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What the bank or credit union may not be telling about their juicy mortgage offer
You just went into a contract to buy a home, and now it’s time to get a mortgage loan to close escrow. If you decide to ask your local credit union or … [Read More…]
How to avoid common self employed mortgage mistakes
If you’re self-employed and trying to get prequalified to buy a home period it is not only the income you show on paper, the total picture matters. Here’s what you need to … [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…]
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…]
What’s the magic interest rate to refinance your mortgage?
For consumers who purchased their homes or took out any kind of residential mortgage loan in 2022 the future prospect of refinancing can seem very attractive. Here are some things you might … [Read More…]
Why you might want to consider a DSCR loan to buy a rental property
What is a DSCR loan and how can this type of financing help you purchase a rental property portfolio? In Q3 2022, the DSCR loan emerged as a viable option for investors … [Read More…]
What to do when you’re told you can’t qualify for a mortgage
If you’re trying to purchase or refinance a home and you’ve been turned down, read on. Perhaps your income is not up to par, or your credit score is not up to … [Read More…]