Posts Covering About Mortgages
November 20, 2014
Brief, simple-to-understand explanation of a mortgage and how to get approved. Real-life examples included, plus access to instant rate quotes.
November 16, 2014
Learn how to calculate your Debt-to-Income (DTI). See which mortgage programs and mortgage rates may be available to you.
November 11, 2014
How to choose between a fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) and an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), plus access to mortgage rates for both.
November 8, 2014
Learn how to calculate your loan-to-value (LTV) and see what mortgage programs may be available to you. Mortgage rates available, too.
October 15, 2014
How to refinance your home and your mortgage, plus descriptions of "special" refinance programs including HARP 2.0, FHA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL
October 11, 2014
All about discount points including how they work and how much they cost. Compare today's discount points for your bank's mortgage rates.
October 7, 2014
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.
September 16, 2014
Learn to calculate your mortgage escrow and PITI, then see for which mortgage programs you may qualify. Mortgage rates available, too.
September 13, 2014
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. Get free rate quotes.
August 21, 2014
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.
August 14, 2014
Mortgage rates are low, and there are plenty of low- and no-downpayment mortgages for buyers. Updated for 2014 + today's mortgage rates.
July 19, 2014
How to refinance your mortgage, plus descriptions of "special" refinance programs including HARP 2, FHA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL.
July 5, 2014
All about title insurance including how it works and which types of coverage homeowners require. Shop for the today's mortgage rates, too.
June 1, 2014
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
Amortization schedules favor the bank. Turn them in your favor. Use these prepayment tips to pay your 30-year mortgage down faster.
2014 Conforming & FHA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county,
as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, and the FHA.