Bad Credit Mortgages

So you’ve gotten a little behind on your credit card payments. Ok, you’ve been late on your car a few times too. And, there are some other issues on your credit that makes it less than perfect. No matter if you’ve lost your job, had medical problems, or any other reason, you’re credit score doesn’t care. But, just because your score is a little lower than most peoples, don’t worry. There is always a lender out there who is willing to help you find a mortgage so you can own yo…

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How Lender’s Set Mortgage Rates

Ever wonder how lender’s come up with the rates they do? You can stop wondering, cause I’m going to tell you how. We all answer to a higher mortgage rate power, namely the secondary market. The secondary market is where Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and other mortgage lenders ply their trade. These government founded agencies purchase the loans that lenders make, then either hold them in their portfolios, or bundle them with other loans into mortgage-backed securities. Those secur…

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Adjustable Rate Mortgages: Buyer Beware

Remember when your mom told you that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is? The same could be said about Adjustable Rate Mortgages (or ARM in industry lingo). These guys can be a wolf dressed in sheep’s clothing and if you aren’t careful they are going to huff and puff and take your home away!

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Is It Time To Grab Your Home Equity?

If you bought a home in the past few years the odds are overwhelming that your equity increased. According to the National Association of Realtors, the value of a typical home grew by 12.6 percent last year. That means a house worth $184,100 at the end of 2004 was likely to be valued at $207,300 at the start of this year — an increase of $23,200.

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Buying A House After Bankruptcy – Things To Consider

Bankruptcy can make getting any kind of financing much more difficult. However, it’s not impossible anymore to get financing, even a few days after the discharge of a bankruptcy. But, is getting a loan soon after a bankruptcy a smart thing to do?

It can be tempting to buy a new home, new car, etc., after a bankruptcy discharge you have no debt left. You will probably feel like you can afford a larger house payment. Here are some factors to consider before committing yourse…

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Consider a reverse mortgage – as your last option

One option is to take a reverse mortgage – a loan against the home, which brings you money while you still live in your home. You can usually borrow between 10 to 40 percent of the value of your home depending on your age. A reverse mortgage loan requires no repayment for as long as you live in your home and you will never owe more than the value of your home.

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Adverse Credit Mortgages – Home Loans For People With Poor Credit

Mortgage lenders offer many financing options for people with adverse credit. For those who don�t qualify for an A loan, you can use a B, C, or D loan to finance the purchase of your home.

These home loans offer short-term financing until your credit score improves and you can qualify for an A loan with lower interest rates.

Adverse Credit

Adverse credit is when you have a bankruptcy, foreclosure, or several late payments in your credit history. You can mitigate thes…

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