Posts Covering About Mortgages
May 15, 2015 in About Mortgages
There are plenty of low- and zero-downpayment mortgages for today's home buyers. Analysis of the available programs, updated for 2015; plus, complimentary qualifying rate quotes.
May 7, 2015 in About Mortgages
How to refinance a mortgage, plus explanations of "special" programs such as HARP, FHA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL. Get today's rates which are below four percent for many U.S. borrowers.
April 25, 2015 in About Mortgages
Buying a home? You'll need a pre-approval letter. Sellers won't think you're serious without it. Get a no-cost letter here, plus today's rates which are now near the lowest of all-time.
April 10, 2015 in About Mortgages
There are 2 widely-accepted ways you can calculate your maximum home purchase price. What you should know about both methods, plus live mortgage rates at ultra-low levels.
March 18, 2015 in About Mortgages
The Good Faith Estimate, described in detail. Plus, tips for using a GFE to negotiate better loan terms and a cheaper rate. Complimentary quotes available.
March 14, 2015 in About Mortgages
Learn to calculate your mortgage escrow and PITI, then see for which mortgage programs you may qualify. Mortgage rates available, too.
January 18, 2015 in About Mortgages
Brief, simple-to-understand explanation of a mortgage and how to get approved. Real-life examples included, plus access to instant rate quotes.
January 14, 2015 in About Mortgages
Learn how to calculate your Debt-to-Income (DTI). See which mortgage programs and mortgage rates may be available to you.
November 11, 2014 in About Mortgages
How to choose between a fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) and an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), plus access to mortgage rates for both.
June 1, 2014 in About Mortgages
All about homeowners insurance including how it works and which types of coverage homeowners require. Shop for today's mortgage rates, too.
May 10, 2013 in About Mortgages
Amortization schedules favor the bank. Turn them in your favor. Use these prepayment tips to pay your 30-year mortgage down faster.
2015 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)