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DON'T LOSE THAT TOUGH TO GET APPROVED CLIENT ANYMORE

I bet you have clients right now that want to purchase a home,BUT there may be some concerns that stand in their way of approval, at least with most lenders. How about a FHA client who has scores down to 580 or less? How about a USDA client with scores down to 580? What about clients ready but they do not have the down payment monies-could a 3-5% grant help, even if they are not 1st time homebuyers? What about doublewide loans for lower scores or with down payment assistance programs? Lacking tradelines or do not have all 3 credit scores? How about self employed borrowers who can not show tax ...

October 26th, 2018 | THOSE TOUGH TO GET APPROVED CLIENTS CAN BE APPROVE, DON'T LOSE THAT TOUGH TO GET APPROVED CLIENT ANYMORE

GET THAT NEW HOME NOW!

Don't put off that home purchase: With % rates on the rise along with home prices, and with limited home inventory, now is the time to act. It appears that % rates will continue to increase as long as the economy continues to excel and the home prices will continue on the rise too. You do NOT want to be left out whereby you get less home for the money.NOW is the time to strike. Let Diversified Mortgage Brokers help you get on track for that new mortgage loan. We will counsel you as to your credit, pre-qualify you for the mortgage, and give valuable information that comes from our 30 y...

October 18th, 2018 | GET THAT NEW HOME NOW!, GET THAT NEW HOME NOW!

How to Qualify for a Mortgage When Your Income Isn’t Steady

Mortgage lenders love to see borrowers with consistent, steady incomes. But not all borrowers have jobs that send a paycheck every two weeks. Of course there are plenty of self-employed entrepreneurs, but there are also people who are depend on tips for income, those who get paid by contract and also individuals who work per diem or on call. All of these situations can make it very challenging to provide proof of the steady income that mortgage lenders adore.  Fortunately, those with more creative incomes can still qualify for a home loan and it is getting easier. For example, in recen...

October 10th, 2018 | Purchasing a Home, Conventional Loans, How to Qualify for a Mortgage When Your Income Isn’t Steady

What is a Piggyback Mortgage?

In order to achieve the dream of homeownership, many buyers look for creative financing to aid them in their quest. One such option is a piggyback mortgage, which actually involves taking out two separate loans to make homeownership more affordable. These loans can be very helpful, but borrowers must know the risks in order to be succesful. Piggyback Definition Here’s how a piggyback mortgage works. You take out a traditional home loan for 80% of the home purchase price. You put down 10% of your own cash as a downpayment. Then in order to cover the remaining 10%, you take out a sec...

September 12th, 2018 | First-time Homebuyers, Conventional Loans, Preapproval, Purchasing a Home, What is a Piggyback Mortgage?

Are Fixed Rate Mortgages or Adjustable Rate Mortgages better for me?

When you are in the market for a mortgage, one of the many decisions you’ll have to make is whether to apply for a fixed-rate loan or an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). Both can be beneficial, depending on your situation. Learning the difference between them can ensure you get the right product for your financial goals. Fixed-Rate Mortgages Fixed-rate mortgages (FRMs) are just as their name suggests - loan with a fixed interest rate, a rate that never changes over the course of the mortgage. The obvious benefit of this type of loan is that your monthly payment, as well as your inte...

August 15th, 2018 | Purchasing a Home, Fixed Rate Mortgages, Adjustable Rate Mortgages, Refinancing a Home, Are Fixed Rate Mortgages or Adjustable Rate Mortgages better for me?

Should I Pay Mortgage Points?

If you are buying a home or refinancing, you have probably heard about “mortgage points.” This form of pre-paid interest can save you thousands of dollars over the course of your loan but in many circumstances is not worth the upfront cost. How do you know whether to pay points or not? Here’s a quick guide to help you figure it out. What are Mortgage Points? Mortgage points – also known as discount points - are essentially a way to pay some of the interest upfront on your home loan. One point is equal to 1% of your mortgage amount. For example, one point on a $100...

July 18th, 2018 | Purchasing a Home, Interest Rates, Should I Pay Mortgage Points?

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