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 »
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 »