Posts tagged mortgage insurance
Is It Worth It to Take on a Loan with PMI?

Taking on a loan with PMI can often increase the amount of options you have, meaning that you may be able to take on a larger or riskier loan than you would regularly qualify for. Often, this means you can buy a home earlier, and start building up its equity without having to save up the full 20% of the home’s purchase price before doing so.

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Is There a Difference Between PMI and MIP?

While private mortgage insurance (PMI) generally exists to protect lenders for all types of home loans, MIP specifically protects FHA government-backed loans.A MIP (Mortgage Insurance Premium) protects the lender regardless of the amount of the down payment.

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