Gene Mundt, Chicagoland Mortgage Originator provides hope for those with student loans considering buying a home. Do you …Want to buy a home? Have Student Loan debt? If you answered “Yes” to the questions above, it’s important for you to know that contrary to what is commonly seen and believed, it is possible to buy […]
Gene Mundt is a Chicago Mortgage Lender who is an excellent source for all things mortgage-related. Here is another gem from him: Although the term “PMI” … Private Mortgage Insurance … is seen and heard frequently, there remains a shroud of mystery surrounding it … When I first speak with potential Chicagoland – IL/WI Borrowers, they sometimes have a negative […]
It doesn’t take a time traveler to appreciate the fact some folks are just inherently going to have a problem with paying today for something that won’t come due until tomorrow. Especially when that something is perhaps ill-explained and/or part of a complex real estate transaction. Even with the rollout of the CFPB’s new disclosure forms, the Loan Estimate (LE) and the Closing Disclosure (CD), consumers will likely still proffer some age-old questions about at least one component of a mortgage loan’s cost structure. So let’s hop in our DeLorean and venture to find out what is prepaid interest?
Credit … Credit Scores … they’re a big issue, no matter someone’s age. But for Millennial-age hopeful home buyers, credit-related issues are of particular interest and importance these days. I’ll add they may be a bit frustrating too …Millenial home buyers should quickly establish credit. It’s been very well-documented: The job market and financial problems have dogged Millennials. As a result, many have poor credit. Or have avoided accumulating debt entirely.
Inside Mortgage Finance News reported on October 28, 2014 … “Total mortgage-related complaints filed by borrowers with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fell again in the third quarter of 2014 – the fifth drop in the last six quarters, according to figures compiled by Inside the CFPB. Data contained in the CFPB’s consumer complaint […]
Should I Pray or Should I Co? I tend to see a fair amount of high loan-to-value mortgage scenarios, mostly because real estate values here in Marin County, the San Francisco Bay Area and coastal California, in general, tend to be high. And I think it also has a lot to do with the formidable task […]