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VA loan interest rates and determining home affordability

By | November 11th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

VA loan interest rates and determining home affordability Veterans are more likely to be homeowners than the non-veteran population. According to Trulia, this is thanks in part to low VA loan interest rates and other [...]

Who is eligible for a VA loan?

By | November 4th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

Who is eligible for a VA loan? For seven decades, VA loans, also known as Veterans Affairs mortgages, have offered a lifeline for military borrowers. Over twenty million veterans have taken advantage of this [...]

How do my property taxes get paid?

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Hot topics, Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

How do my property taxes get paid? If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may not be familiar with the ins and outs of property taxes and how they get paid. Although there are places [...]

What is a good debt-to-income ratio?

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

What is a good debt-to-income ratio? Buying a home is sure to be one of the most significant purchases you and your family will ever make. That’s exactly why it’s essential to know if [...]

Conforming vs. Non-conforming loan. What’s the difference?

By | October 21st, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , |

Conforming vs. Non-conforming loan. What's the difference? Explore the differences between Conforming and Non-conforming loans with this helpful guide. What is a conforming loan? A Conforming loan is a non-government loan that “conforms” to requirements [...]

Top 10 real estate terms to know when buying a home

By | October 14th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , |

Top 10 real estate terms to know when buying a home Do you know the difference between an appraisal and an inspection? What about a buyer’s agent and a seller’s agent? The real estate market [...]