Closing Costs

Everything You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Closing costs are expenses over and above the price of the property in real estate transactions. They are basically a collection of administrative fees. Closing costs can include: Loan origination fees Discount points Appraisal fees Title searches Title insurance Surveys Taxes Deed-recording fees Credit report charges Before you sign your loan documents, you should have seen …

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates with VA Streamline Loans

So what is this VA Streamline Loan everyone’s talking about? And have you heard of the VA’s Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan (IRRRL)? Interestingly, they are one in the same! This is a loan that refinances an existing VA Loan into a new VA Loan with a lower interest rate, or for some, from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) into a fixed rate mortgage.

Top 10 Reasons to Use a Mortgage Broker vs. a Bank Lender

Depending on the type of home loan you are seeking, you could save yourself thousands of dollars by shopping various lenders for your home mortgage needs.  Therefore it is imperative that you know the difference between a mortgage broker and a bank lender.  The main differences among the two are that mortgage broker’s act as …

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