FHA Loan Limits 2021

FHA Loan Limits MN 2021 – Updated!

FHA Loan Limits MN FHA loan limits are one of the FHA Loan Requirements : Related: Low Down Payment Mortgage Options – Conventional vs. FHA 2021 showed an increase in the Twin Cities Metro area for Single Family Homes, Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes – Median Home Sales Prices have increased in 2021 for Minneapolis and […]

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FHA 100% – 0 Down Payment!

FHA 100% financing is currently unavailable. We will provide updates (if/as) the industry changes. FHA 100% If our 1% down payment + 2% lender contribution Conventional financing doesn’t work for you, it’s worth exploring our FHA 0% down option. No down payment required! FHA 100% program details – unlike other first time home buyer programs: […]

How much house can I afford?

How Much House Can I Afford? Insider Tips and Home Affordability Calculator

‘How Much House Can I Afford?'(The Definitive Guide)Home Affordability Calculator Reveals what a Lender thinks you can afford AND how much House You can Afford based on what you Want to Pay per month.*Updated with 2017 Industry Rules/Guidelines*Buying a house? The first question is to determine how much you can reasonably afford. That is a […]

FHA lowering Mortgage Insurance January 2017

Is FHA lowering Mortgage Insurance? (Update)

FHA lowering Mortgage Insurance – Not Anymore… UPDATE! HUD previously announced on January 9th, they would lower FHA Mortgage Insurance. Information below for reference. Shortly after the new President was sworn in on January 20th, the Trump administration halted the MI reduction. Mortgage Insurance will retain their previous premiums per the January 20th, Mortgagee Letter. FHA […]

2016 FHA Loan Limits MN

FHA Loan Limits MN 2016 – Updated!

FHA Loan Limits MN FHA loan limits are one of the FHA Loan Requirements. Related: Low Down Payment Mortgage Options – Conventional vs. FHA 2016 showed an increase in the Twin Cities Metro area for Single Family Homes, Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes. Median Home Sales Prices have increased in 2016 for Minneapolis and Saint Paul […]

Underwriter-Approved Home Loan Minneapolis

Loan Officer – Home Loans

Loan Officer? Loan Officer used to be the most popular job title for a person that originates home loans. There was a problem though, each loan officer chose their job title (or the Mortgage Company chose for them). Common ‘Loan Officer’ job titles were: Loan Officer (Most Popular) Mortgage Loan Officer (Helpful to know they work with […]

Mortgage Rates Forecast Increasing

Mortgage Rates Forecast – Increasing?

Breaking Mortgage News: Mortgage Rates Forecast – Increasing? Are Mortgage Rates Going Up? Mortgage Rates Forecast: The Federal Reserve has officially laid out plans to increase mortgage rates. If you’ve been on the fence about refinancing or buying a house, you may want to get off the fence before mortgage rates increase as soon as […]

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Home Prices vs Pay, Rent, Mortgages -NYT

For those that enjoy graphs and charts, it’s interesting to see the comparison of home prices, worker’s pay, rents, inflation, and mortgage payments. The housing market in much of the nation seems to be in a Goldilocks moment, neither too hot nor too cold, with low mortgage rates an added bonus. Source: After an Era […]

Time to Check your Free Credit Report

Free Credit Report – Annual Credit Report

Free Annual Credit Report UPDATE REGARDING YOUR FREE CREDIT REPORT: During these times of COVID-19, accessing your credit is important. That’s why Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion are now offering free weekly online reports through April 2021. Step 1 of How to Buy a House is to check your credit. But, even if you’re not buying […]

TRID - TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure - Featured

What is TRID? CFPB TRID?

TRID – TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure The new mortgage rules from the Consumer Finance Protection Board (CFPB) encompasses a lot of mortgage disclosure changes. TRID is the given name for those changes – an abbreviation for TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure. Since there are so many changes with the new mortgage rules, we’ve written more than one […]

Minneapolis Mortgage TIP Total Interest Percentage Now Required

TIP Now Required Mortgage – Total Interest Percentage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A TIP IS NOW REQUIRED WITH YOUR HOME MORTGAGE LOAN Minneapolis, MN, October 3, 2015 – Effective immediately, by consumer demand, a TIP is now required when you obtain a home mortgage loan. Borrowers knew that obtaining a home mortgage loan was expensive, but effective October 3rd, 2015 – the cost is […]

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New Mortgage Rules – Know Before You Owe

New Mortgage Rules – Know Before You Owe REALTORS®, please see TRID – TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure “What are the New Mortgage Rules?” “What is Know Before You Owe?” Effective October 3, 2015, the Know Before You Owe new mortgage rules are officially in place. One of the biggest changes of the new mortgage rules is that […]