Central Iowa Home Loan

Finance Information

How much home can you afford? Use our finance center to learn about your loan options below. There are several loan programs available, and depending on your credit history, there is bound to be one that is perfect for you. Here are a few examples of the most popular programs offered today:

 

FHA and VA Loans
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), offers loans for low-to-moderate-income home buyers. FHA loans have low downpayments, which typically run around 3 percent, and have relatively easy requirements. FHA mortgages have no income restrictions and even those with lower credit scores may be considered. Past bankruptcy does not necessarily disqualify borrowers from using this program!
In addition, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a zero-down mortgage program. To take advantage of this program, borrowers need to be among those listed as veterans and service personnel in the U.S. military. One of the biggest benefits of this program is that it eliminates the need for private mortgage insurance!

 

Adjustable Rate Loans
With a fixed-rate mortgage, the interest rate stays the same for the life of the loan. But with an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), the interest rate changes periodically, and is typically tied to an index, and payments go up or down accordingly. Generally speaking, lenders charge a lower initial interest rate for the ARM than for the fixed rate mortgage. If you are expecting interest rates to decrease in the future, or if you are trying to maximize your purchase power today knowing your income will rise in the future, then this loan may be right for you. Also used when you only expect to be in the home a short time.

 

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The Misty SOLDwisch Team
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Innovations
117 E. Salem Avenue
Indianola IA 50125
515-446-4626
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