There are two basic classifications for a mortgage loan- conventional and government-backed. Government-backed loans include the VA, FHA and USDA programs. The VA loan is reserved for veterans and others who qualify to buy and finance a primary residence....
While everyone realizes that divorce is part life, the divorce itself can create concerns for lenders. Many hard-working, financially-secure people will go through a divorce at one point or another, but these people will still find difficulty when applying...
Getting ready to apply for a refinance? Selling your home? Are you wondering what your property might be worth beforehand? Here is everything you need for home appraisal. When you first complete a loan application, you’ll notice there is an...
Refinancing with our minimum-down-payment program allows you to get a top-quality loan on your home. Whether you want to make more investments, or simply prefer to have liquid capital ready when you need it, this program gives you plenty...

Home Refinance Programs

Most mortgage programs today require some sort of a down payment. Outside of the VA and USDA home mortgage loans buyers can anticipate a down payment in addition to the funds needed for closing costs. This down payment represents...
We’ve seen interest rates gradually rise over the past 12 months or so both as a result of credit market forces as well as a direct result of actions taken by the Federal Reserve. Last March the Fed raised...
HERO (Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity) is a program that is part of the statewide PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) effort. PACE was established in California in 2001 and was used as a blueprint for at least 30 other states....
One of the biggest challenge for self employed individuals in the process of purchasing or refinancing a home is the documentation of income. Over 90% of mortgage transactions are underwritten using a traditional income analysis in which a mortgage bank...
There are almost nine million self-employed people in the United States. The state of California alone is home to almost two-millions of these self-employed entrepreneurs. The advantages of self-employment are many, a flexible schedule, control of your life and...
The home loan process can be a challenging experience for the self employed borrower looking to purchase or refinance a home. Much of the confusion can be attributed to the calculation and documentation of income that a mortgage bank...