What is a Cash-out Refinance Mortgage? A cash-out refinance mortgage is a type of home loan where the borrower takes out additional cash beyond the amount due on their existing mortgage. The extra cash is used to pay off debts, make home improvements, or for other expenses. What are the Benefits of a Cash-out Refinance… Read more »
Many homeowners are using their home’s equity to secure a home equity line of credit. A HELOC is typically a second mortgage with interest only payments and low rates compared to credit cards or unsecured debts. Don’t miss out on these top 10 uses for HELOCs. 1. A HELOC can help you consolidate your debt… Read more »
New Michigan RefiNow Mortgage introduced to save low-income borrowers thousands by refinancing to lower rates. Lower Costs. Appraisal Waivers Possible.
Each year the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reviews home appreciation and makes adjustments to the maximum conventional loan limits. With our booming housing market the FHFA was able to increase the new conforming loan limits substantially for 2021. Conventional loans are home loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Nearly all banks and… Read more »
Conventional Loans are now bigger and better. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the new conforming loan limits for mortgages sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2020. In most of the U.S., the new 2020 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $510,400. This is an increase from $484,350 in… Read more »
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to mortgage rates. You may see rates on the news, TV commercials, internet ads and promotions at your bank but what really are the today’s mortgage rates? The answer to this question is not straight forward to understand. When it comes to mortgage rates, there is… Read more »
Did you know that many loans do not require an appraisal to drop your interest rate on your mortgage? One of the largest hurdles for people considering a rate reduction refinance is the up-front cost of an appraisal. The good news is that there are options to lower your rate with no appraisal required! How… Read more »
We have some exciting news! Conventional Appraisals are now FREE for new loans submitted to us from 08/26/2018 that close by 12/31/2018! Free Conventional Purchase Loan Appraisals If you are buying a home, then take advantage of the our Free Appraisal program to keep up to an extra $525 in your pocket when we take… Read more »