Top 5 Economic Reports That Can Affect Mortgage Rates

Have you ever wondered how and why mortgage lenders adjust their mortgage rates their borrowers can choose from each day? One would think it’s a lot of work to make a daily rate change, right? I mean, why doesn’t a lender just post a rate and let it stay that way for a few days? […]

Top 3 Government-Backed Mortgage Loans

Financing a primary residence means having the most financing options available in today’s marketplace. For those wanting to buy and finance investment real estate there are fewer albeit very competitive choices. But with a primary residence, there are plenty and are divided into two basic categories- conventional and government-backed mortgage loans. A conventional loan is […]

Bank Statement Loans Explained

Bank Statement Loan Explained   Have you heard of a Bank Statement Mortgage? Most mortgage loans require bank statements to verify sufficient funds to close on a transaction. A complete bank statement provides third-party verification that the applicant has enough funds for a down payment, related closing costs and cash reserves all belonging to the […]

How to Calculate a Jumbo VA Loan Amount

If you’re eligible for a VA loan and want to come to the closing table with as little money as possible, a VA loan is going to be hard to beat and for several reasons. The most popular is probably not requiring a down payment. That is at least up to the maximum VA loan […]

Down Payment Assistance is Here

Saving up enough money for a down payment and closing costs is typically the single biggest challenge when buying real estate, especially so for those buying their very first home. There are low down payment programs which can ask for as little as 3.5 percent down, such as the FHA program, as well as zero […]