April 27, 2013 in Mortgage Products
“Good” jumbo mortgages are tough to find. There are big price differences from bank-to-bank. Here’s how to find banks with low jumbo rates.
April 18, 2013 in Mortgage Strategy
Home buying infographic. Graphic uses “pro tips” on selecting the right mortgage, building sound budgets, and closing costs negotiations.
April 17, 2013 in FHA Refinance
The fastest way to get rid of FHA mortgage insurance is to refinance out of it. Check today’s FHA Streamline Refinance mortgage rates. The math only works until June 3, 2013.
April 12, 2013 in Mortgage Rates
Mortgage rates are following seasonal patterns. Here’s what you might see from the 30-year fixed rate mortgage through April and May.
April 2, 2013 in Tax Law For Mortgages
New laws have made mortgage insurance is tax-deductible for 2013. The change is retro-active for 2012 tax returns, too.
April 1, 2013 in Mortgage Products
Banks now make loans against non-warrantable condos and condotels. See today’s mortgage rates and get approved quickly.
March 28, 2013 in HARP Refinance
The new Rebuilding American Homeownership Pilot Program (RAHPP) — better known as the Merkley Mortgage — may be a HARP 3.0 blueprint for 2013.
March 28, 2013 in FHA Home Buying
The FHA is raising its mortgage insurance premiums, and changing MIP cancelation policies. Apply before April 2013 to get “grandfathered” in to today’s looser rules.
March 18, 2013 in FHA Home Buying
The FHA announced its latest round of mortgage insurance premium (MIP) changes. The increase starts April 1, 2013. Here’s how to beat it.