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…]
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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…]
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…]
New Mortgage Loan Limits for 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced on Tuesday, November 29th the new loan limits for 2023. The new conforming loan limit has increased and has been year over year 7 years in … [Read More…]
How to buy a home 2-1 and 3-2-1 Buydown Program
If you’re thinking about purchasing a home and you’re worried about the mortgage payment. Fear not, some, but not all mortgage companies might offer a buy-down program allowing you to get a … [Read More…]
Should you cash out refinance or get a home equity line of credit?
Inflation is hitting consumers right and left. Seems like everything is going up these days and one of the most expensive types of debt has just got even more expensive- consumer loans. … [Read More…]
why your mortgage application could be denied
Getting a mortgage is not as simple as showing your ability to pay, having good credit, and good down payment. It also must pass a test period of Fannie Mae and Fannie … [Read More…]
How your credit cards shape your ability to get a mortgage
Maintaining a personal budget and having a good financial plan associated with your income is a good 1st step in preparing yourself to get mortgage loan financing. Whether you are buying a … [Read More…]