THIS vs THAT 11 | Verified Income vs Stated Income

THIS vs THAT 11 | Verified Income vs Stated Income

Income is income. Yes and No. The underwriters that work for the lenders are mandated to constantly assess the risk level of each client. They are tasked with determining the probability of the borrower repaying the mortgage amount on-time, plain and simple. As income...
You Just Got a Mortgage. Now What?

You Just Got a Mortgage. Now What?

Mortgages are a funny thing. On the one hand they allow you to become a home owner without saving up enough money to purchase the home outright, which is a really good thing. On the other hand, even at today’s really low interest rates, as they are amortized...
Payment Frequency, Does it Really Make a Difference?

Payment Frequency, Does it Really Make a Difference?

It has been said that there are two certainties in life; death and taxes. Well, as it relates to your mortgage, the single certainty is that you will pay back what you borrowed, plus interest. However, how you make your mortgage payments, the payment frequency, is...