Which Mortgage is Right for You?
There are a number of different types of home loans available to you, and it can pay to familiarize yourself with them. Luckily we’re here to help you choose the best type of home loan for your needs.
Mortgage Rate Options
The most common type of loan option, the traditional fixed-rate mortgage includes monthly principal and interest payments which never change during the loan’s lifetime.
Adjustable-rate mortgages include interest payments which shift during the loan’s term, depending on current market conditions. Typically, these loans carry a fixed-i...
Interest only mortgages are home loans in which borrowers make monthly payments solely toward the interest accruing on the loan, rather than the principle, for a specif...
Loan Program Options
Conventional just means that the loan is not part of a specific government program. Conventional loans typically cost less than FHA loans but can be more difficult to get.
FHA Home Loan
FHA home loans are mortgages which are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), allowing borrowers to get low mortgage rates with a minimal down payment.
VA loans are mortgages guaranteed by the Department of Veteran Affairs. These loans offer military veterans exceptional benefits, including low interest rates and no ...
If you're looking to buy a home in a rural or suburban area with no down payment and minimal investment, you might consider the USDA Rural Development Loan.
A jumbo loan is a mortgage used to finance properties that are too expensive for a conventional conforming loan. The maximum amount for a conforming loan is $715,000 in...
A home construction loan is a short-term, higher-interest loan that provides the funds required to build a residential property. During this time, the property must be built and a certificate of occupancy should be issued.