Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions

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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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Published – Low Down Payment Mortgage

Mortgage Article Published – Low Down Payment Mortgage Options Another of our home mortgage news articles have been published. Originally from our “Low Down Payment Mortgage Options” articles, it was revised and published in Angie’s List. Check it out below:

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Happy Veterans Day – Honoring all Veterans

Today, we honor all Veterans, for protecting us, our rights, our lives, and our freedom. Those that served in the past, those serving us now, and future Veterans that continue to protect our Freedom. We are thankful to live in a country that we have been given certain rights. Unfortunately, many of those rights did, […]

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Need a Home Loan? Increase Your Chances

Buying a house? Need a Home Loan? READ THIS FIRST Imagine for a moment, that you’re selling a home. You’re excited because you just received 5 offers! All the terms of the offer are *almost* the same except how the buyer is asking to purchase your home. Here’s a summary of their qualifications: Buyer #1: […]

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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 Step 1 of How to Buy a House is to check your credit. But, even if you’re not buying a house, it’s a good idea to get your free annual credit report once a year. Check Your Credit with a Free Credit Report Before you reach out and talk to a Mortgage […]

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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 […]

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TRID – TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure

What is TRID? TRID – TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure What is TRID? TRID is an acronym for TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure. The new mortgage rules are effective October 3, 2015. If you’ve financed a home in the past, these new disclosures are very different. Find out more information in this quick, informational video, as well […]

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What is APR? Mortgage APR?

What is APR? / What is Mortgage APR? “What is APR?” This is an explanation of Mortgage APR, to calculate APR, see Mortgage APR Calculator instead. What is APR? If you’ve ever wondered: “What is APR?”, “What does APR mean?”, “How does APR Work?”, “What is the difference between APR and Mortgage Interest Rate?”, then […]