Posts tagged VA Loans
What are Assumable Mortgages?

An assumable Mortgage is a home loan that can be transferred from the seller to be taken over or “assumed” by the buyer, becoming their responsibility to pay off. Of course, this requires the approval of the lender servicing the loan, and even then, not all loans are assumable.

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Can you do a cash out refinance on a VA loan?

Unlike typical cash out refinancing, a VA cash out loan actually allows you to take out cash with a 100% loan-to-value ratio (LTV). That means you can take out all of the equity in your home and convert it to cash. For example, if you have a $300,000 home and you owe $200,000 on it, you could get the entire remaining $100,000 in equity at closing (minus any closing costs.)

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First-Time Home Buyer Credits for Home Loans

When you’re thinking about buying your first home, there’s a lot of information to process and way too many financial decisions to make. For a lot of buyers, coming up with money for a down payment or to fund closing costs can be a huge roadblock. These buyers may give up their home search because it just seems insurmountable.

There’s good news, though! There are plenty of home buyer assistance programs out there that offer first time home buyers like you grant money, soft secondary mortgages, or other types of credits to soften the blow of trying to save up a chunk that substantial.

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The Different Types of Mortgages

There are many different mortgage options for homebuyers to choose from. For starters, mortgages are usually categorized as either a fixed rate or adjustable rate. Then there are various loan programs to choose from including FHA Loans, VA Loans, USDA Loans, or Conventional Loans

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Home Loans for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is a challenging but important first step in securing your future. There are many financial products available on the market for first-time homebuyers. Each product has its target market, so it’s important to understand your needs so as to match them to the products on offer.

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