Posts Covering Mortgage Strategy

8 Things Your Mortgage Lender Should Disclose To You

Ask these 8 questions of your lender and you'll improve your chances of getting that great mortgage loan. Free mortgage rates available.

Beating The Big Banks: How Some U.S. Homeowners Now Get 2.79% Mortgage Rates With No Closing Costs Whatsoever

For the last 11 years, homeowners with ARMs have trounced the market and "beat the Big Banks". Read more and see today's mortgage rates.

Want A “Quick Closing”? Follow These Hints To Close Your Purchase Loan In Fewer Calendar Days

Mortgage lenders needed 40 days, on average, to close a purchase loan in May. Need to close more quickly? Use these tips to speed your purchase mortgage approval.

14 Smart Ways To Preserve Your Mortgage Loan Approval

Specific behaviors to avoid while your mortgage loan's in process. The loan you save may be your own. Updated for mortgages in 2014.

What Questions Will Your Mortgage Lender Ask You?

Mortgage lenders are giving their lowest rates to buyers showing the following documentation. Read more and get today's live mortgage rates.

How To Reduce Your Remaining Mortgage Years Via Refinance To Lower Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates are at a 12-month low. Use these prepayment tips to pay down your 30-year mortgage faster.

As Mortgage Rates Drop, Mortgage Standards Expand To Include Lower Credit Scores

Effective immediately, mortgage lenders have lowered minimum FICO requirements on home loans. Read more about the shift, and get today's live mortgage rates.

Practical Tips For Home Buyers, Including Notes On Home Inspections, Mortgages, And Real Estate Agents

Make a smarter home purchase this year. Tips and tricks for today's active home buyers. Read more and get today's live mortgage rates.

Fewer Mortgage Approval Hurdles, Say U.S. Banks; What It Means, Plus Today’s Mortgage Rates

U.S. banks are making it easier to get mortgage-approved. Here's what it means to today's home buyers, and to today's existing homeowners wanting to get lower rates.

Pay Cash For A Home, Then Get Your Money Back Via Cash-Out Refinance

Delayed Financing loan program from Fannie Mae allow cash buyers to extract home equity just one-day post-closing. Rules + mortgage rates.

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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.