Do you own rental property? If yes, and you’re looking to borrow money with a new mortgage, your gain or loss identified by your tax returns may help or hinder your chances of procuring favorable credit. Lenders can use up to 75% of the rents generated, however, if there is a history of rental losses, […]
If you have had a previous bankruptcy and lost a home in the last few years, the road to getting a new loan could be treacherous. Contrary to popular belief, for the purposes of obtaining mortgage credit, you cannot discharge home bankruptcy. What you must aware of getting a mortgage if you tried to discharge […]
What Are Disputed Credit Accounts? *Credit Accounts (that report on the credit report) in which there is disagreement about any material item like balance, interest rate, payments are most common, any aspect of the agreement between a borrower (creditor) and lender (debtor). Includes: Disputed Charge-off Accounts (charge off shows a due debt, but no payment due) […]
It’s not surprising interest rates are on the rise as the fed has committed to reducing their mortgage bond buying starting this month. There is an array of factors affecting a mortgage rate things like; home occupancy, loan type, and even property type. Two factors carry the most weight when shopping mortgages… How Lender Sees […]
The meeting was well attended and several people commented on market conditions. One agent held a home open in Greenbrae last Sunday. 450 people came through the home, there were 28 offers, the listing price was $900K and the accepted cash offer was $1.375MM. Not healthy, but very nice if you are a seller. 6590 […]
I think it would be a lot of fun to do a deal that involved bitcoins although fixing the exchange rate might take a bit of negotiation. Would you accept payment for your home in Bitcoins?. Why? Why not?
What happens to mortgage originations when interest rates go up 1% or so? For Wells Fargo, they collapsed 29% in the third quarter. Hat Tip Seeking Alpha