Posts Covering About Mortgages

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Pre-Qualification And Pre-Approval

Buying a home? You'll need a bona fide pre-approval letter. Sellers won't take your offer without one. Get one here. It's fast and no cost.

Today’s Common Mortgage Programs Which Don’t Require 20% Downpayment From Home Buyers

Mortgage rates are low, and there are plenty of low- and no-downpayment mortgages for buyers. Updated for 2014 + today's mortgage rates.

How Much Home Can You Afford At Today’s Mortgage Rates?

There are two widely-accepted ways to calculate your maximum home purchase price. What you need to know about both methods, plus today's live mortgage rates.

Refinance Mortgage Rates (FHA, HARP, VA, Cash Out)

How to refinance your mortgage, plus descriptions of "special" refinance programs including HARP 2, FHA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Mortgage Escrow And PITI

Learn to calculate your mortgage escrow and PITI, then see for which mortgage programs you may qualify. Mortgage rates available, too.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Title Insurance

All about title insurance including how it works and which types of coverage homeowners require. Shop for the today's mortgage rates, too.

Which Is Better: A Fixed-Rate Mortgage Or An Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?

How to choose between a fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) and an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), plus access to mortgage rates for both.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Homeowners Insurance

All about homeowners insurance including how it works and which types of coverage homeowners require. Shop for today's mortgage rates, too.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Loan-To-Value (LTV)

Learn how to calculate your loan-to-value (LTV) and see what mortgage programs may be available to you. Mortgage rates available, too.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Debt-To-Income (DTI)

Learn how to calculate your Debt-to-Income (DTI). See which mortgage programs and mortgage rates may be available to you.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Good Faith Estimate

All about the Good Faith Estimate (GFE), including how they work and how to use them. Use today's GFE to help compare rates among lenders.

Simple Mortgage Definitions : Discount Points

All about discount points including how they work and how much they cost. Compare today's discount points for your bank's mortgage rates.

What Is A Refinance?

How to refinance your home and your mortgage, plus descriptions of "special" refinance programs including HARP 2.0, FHA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL

Get A Faster Mortgage Payoff Without Changing Your Monthly Payment

Amortization schedules favor the bank. Turn them in your favor. Use these prepayment tips to pay your 30-year mortgage down faster.

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2014 Conforming & FHA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county,
as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, and the FHA.