When it comes to home loans, there are hundreds of loan programs and options that you may want to consider. Many first time home buyers do not know where to start when they want to buy a home. It is overwhelming to most people who do not have experience buying a home or getting a… Read more »
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How to avoid or get rid of PMI
Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) protects the lender in case you default on your loan. In most cases, unless you have a 20% down payment, you would have to pay PMI. But if that sounds like one more expense you can’t afford, here are some ways you can avoid PMI or get rid of it if… Read more »
VA Loans for Reservists and National Guard
As a Reservist or member of the National Guard, did you know that you could be eligible for a no down payment VA Loan? If you’re thinking about refinancing or buying a house, maybe you didn’t even realize the VA Loan could be an option for you. Although your role is different than that of a… Read more »
Can I get a co-signer for a home loan?
If you want to buy a house, you have to meet certain requirements in order to secure a mortgage. What if you do not meet the requirements for income and credit history? The good news is you can ask someone to cosign on your loan, even if they won’t live at your house. Here’s what… Read more »
Can you have more than one VA Loan?
If you have a Veterans Affairs (VA) Loan on your first home and are thinking about buying a second property, you can get more than one VA Loan without having to sell or refinance your current home. This is called VA Loan second-tier entitlement. The higher tier entitlement kicks in for purchases over $144,000 per… Read more »
Buy A House with a Small Down Payment
If you are a first-time homebuyer, getting a mortgage may seem overwhelming — especially with all the different options available. Maybe you don’t have a lot of money for a down payment or your credit isn’t great. The good news is, you can still qualify for a home loan. Here are 4 low or no… Read more »
VA Loans Just Got Better
For eligible servicemembers, veterans, and surviving spouses, the existing VA home loan program just got better! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has introduced a new policy regarding how student loan debt affects mortgage eligibility. Related: VA Loans for Military Veterans VA loosens Guidelines for Student Loans The new policy makes it easier for… Read more »
One Time Close VA Construction Loan
Riverbank Finance LLC now offers Construction to Permanent loans for new stick built homes, manufactured and modular homes. Our one time close home loan provides land purchase, construction finance and the permanent loan into one closing. With a VA construction loan you are able to get your loan underwritten, approved and close before the construction… Read more »