Mortgage Payment Components: Taxes and Insurance

19-Feb-2021

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on the important components involved in a standard mortgage payment. While the final number involved in your mont ...

Mortgage Payment Components: Principal and Interest

12-Feb-2021

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While there are a number of components involved in any mortgage situation, from mortgage rates to various mortgage programs and term lengths, the eventual goal of borrowers and len ...

No-Appraisal Mortgage Loans: Benefits, Eligibility and More

05-Feb-2021

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on a relatively rare and unique situation in homebuying, but one that does take place: The no-appraisal mortgage ...

No-Appraisal Mortgage Loans: Basics and Alternatives

15-Jan-2021

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For the vast majority of mortgage and homebuying situations, a home appraisal is an important part of the process. This involves a third party appraiser examining the property insi ...

Recent VA Loan Changes: Eligibility and Fee Alterations

08-Jan-2021

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In part one of this two-part blog, we went over some of the basics on recent changes to the VA loan program that makes it both more accessible and more beneficial for those who qua ...

Recent VA Loan Changes: Basics and Loan Limits

01-Jan-2021

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While we’re proud of all of our mortgage loan programs offered at Altius Mortgage and our partners at Mortgage Ogden, perhaps the area that gives us the most pride is our VA loan ...

Mortgages and Retirement: Reasons to Maintain

29-Dec-2020

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the reasons why some of those who are approaching retirement age often try to increase their mortgage repayment sched ...

Mortgages and Retirement: Reasons to Pay it Down

04-Dec-2020

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For those who are approaching retirement age and considering ideal timing and budgeting themes here, an active mortgage is one of the key areas that will be considered. As one of y ...

Making the Transition From Renting to Homeownership, Part 2

27-Nov-2020

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on making the all-important transition from renting into homeownership. Owning a home holds several major ...

Making the Transition From Renting to Homeownership, Part 1

06-Nov-2020

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Are you tired of renting continuously for your living situation? Whether in an apartment, condo or even a rented home property, those in this position are often looking for the ide ...