How Long Do I Plan to Live in the House? Before you decide to buy a home you should review your goals and timelines. It is important to know how long you plan to live in your home. Each timeline will have different goals for financing so plan this up front to save the most… Read more »
March 2019 was the best month for Michigan Mortgage Rates in a Decade! Refinance your mortgage and Lock in a Low Rate!
Conventional Loans are home loans that conform to the underwriting guidelines set by the Government Sponsored Entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In the past, conventional loans were only for elite borrowers that had 20% or more for their down payment. Times have since changed opening up great new programs for low to middle income… Read more »
Mortgage Broker Myth #1 One of the biggest myths of using a Mortgage Broker is that they do not have control of the underwriting process. Many retail lenders and banks claim this because they have employees that underwrite the file whereas a mortgage broker works directly with the end investor to underwrite the file. Retailers… Read more »
If you have a goal of becoming a home owner, then now may be your opportunity. Using your tax refund for a down payment on a home is a great investment in your future. Rent prices are soaring and finding affordable rentals is not easy. Buying a home may save you a considerable amount of… Read more »
FHA Loan Limits Increased for 2019 On December 14, 2018, FHA increased the FHA Loan Limits for new case numbers assigned on or after January 1, 2019. The FHA loan limits have increased from 2018 FHA loan limits of $294,515 to the new floor of $314,827 for 1 UNIT properties. Related: See our FHA Mortgage… Read more »
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced increased loan limits for the 2019 calendar year for Conventional Home Loans. The maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2019 will be effective for all loans sold on or after January 1st, 2019. In most of the U.S.,… Read more »