Jumbo And Super-Jumbo Mortgages : Mortgage Rates Ultra-Low, Guidelines Loose

“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.

Buying A Home: Budgeting, Mortgages & Mortgage Rates

Home buying infographic. Graphic uses “pro tips” on selecting the right mortgage, building sound budgets, and closing costs negotiations.

Use The FHA Streamline Refinance To Cancel Your FHA MIP Faster

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.

Mortgage Rate Patterns : What You’ll See Through April And May

Mortgage rates are following seasonal patterns. Here’s what you might see from the 30-year fixed rate mortgage through April and May.

Mortgage Insurance Tax-Deductible For 2012 And 2013

New laws have made mortgage insurance is tax-deductible for 2013. The change is retro-active for 2012 tax returns, too.

How To Get A Mortgage For A Condotel Or Non-Warrantable Condo

Banks now make loans against non-warrantable condos and condotels. See today’s mortgage rates and get approved quickly.

Rebuilding American Homeownership Pilot Program (RAHPP) : The “Merkley Mortgage” Launches April 2013

The new Rebuilding American Homeownership Pilot Program (RAHPP) — better known as the Merkley Mortgage — may be a HARP 3.0 blueprint for 2013.

New FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums, Downpayment Minimums For Spring 2013

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.

Beating The April 1, 2013 FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) Increase

The FHA announced its latest round of mortgage insurance premium (MIP) changes. The increase starts April 1, 2013. Here’s how to beat it.