Tag: <span>#LoanTerm</span>

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BUYDOWN AS AN EXAMPLE

As interest rates fluctuate, you may see lenders offering mortgages with buydowns. This is a different type of mortgage than if you buy down the rate. I’ll explain: If you buy down the rate, you are paying extra money, usually points, to get a lower rate. The rate you buy down becomes the rate for...

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WHAT IS AN ARM

An ARM is an adjustable rate mortgage. Many ARMs are like the 5/1 ARM, where the rate is fixed for the first 5 years of the loan, and then adjusts every year thereafter for the balance of the loan term. There is another ARM product called the 5/5 ARM. This product has a low initial...