What Is A Loan To Value (LTV) And How Does It Determine the Loan amount?
stands for loan-to-value, which is the ratio of total mortgage-related debt to
the property's value. The LTV ratio reflects the amount of equity borrowers have
in their homes. The higher the LTV the less cash homebuyers are required to payout
of their own funds.
Home Equity Line Of Credit vs Home Equity Loan?
Both a home equity line of
credit and a home equity loan are secured by the equity in your home. A home equity
line of credit works like any other revolving line of credit, and is very similar
to a credit card. Equity Lines are flexible, in that they allow a homeowner to
write checks or make purchases at different times. Withdrawals against the equity
in your home is on an ongoing basis. Unfortunately with a line of credit you pay
interest only when you use your funds.
What is an APR?
APR stands for annual percentage rate. It is the annualized
cost of credit, expressed as a percentage. The APR calculation considers certain
fees to reflect the cost of credit in addition to interest.
Can I still qualify for a Home equity Loan, even if I don't have any equity in
Yes, We have 2nd mortgage loan programs that allow you to borrow
up to 125% of your home's value.
What is a FICO Score?
FICO scores are numeric representations of your credit
profile. The higher the FICO score the better credit risk you are.
What Types Of Loans Are Available?
Fixed Rate Mortgages: Payments remain the
same for the life of the loan
Rate Mortgages (ARMS): Payments increase or decrease on a regular schedule with
changes in interest rates; increases subject to limits
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