FHA Loan Limits 2018

FHA Loan Limits MN 2018 – Updated!

FHA Loan Limits MN FHA loan limits are one of the FHA Loan Requirements. Related: Low Down Payment Mortgage Options – Conventional vs. FHA 2018 showed an increase in the Twin Cities Metro area for Single Family Homes, Duplexes, Triplexes, and Fourplexes. Median Home Sales Prices have increased in 2018 for Minneapolis and Saint Paul […]

FHA Loan Limits 2018

Loan Max VA & Conforming Loan Limits 2018

Loan Max – VA Loan Limits and Conforming Loan Limits Loan Max Updated and Increased for 2018 – VA Home Loan limits match Conforming Loan Limits. See VA Loan Benefits. Conforming Loans are considered any loans that are purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that the loan max is under the below loan limits. Any […]

10 mortgage mistakes to avoid

Careful! Watch out for these Top 10 Mortgage Mistakes

Top 10 Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid! Do you want a successful, timely closing? Mortgage mistakes can be costly! Once you apply for a Mortgage, there are 10 things that you should be careful not to do during the mortgage process (or risk your loan not closing on time or at all!) When possible, try to avoid these mortgage mistakes: […]

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 […]

Zero Down, 100% Financing – USDA Loans from USDA Rural Development

USDA Loans USDA Loans are a popular option for home buyers desiring 100% Financing. Now, they’re are even better! Effective October 1, 2016, USDA Rural Development has announced they are reducing their fees: Reduction in the Upfront Guarantee Fee: the upfront guarantee fee for purchase and refinance transactions will decrease from 2.75% of the loan amount to 1.00% […]

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 […]

Mortgage Rates

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 […]

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 […]

TRID TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure Featured

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 […]