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Most consumers don't understand what the rationale is behind a jumbo loan vs. conventional mortgage financing. A conventional loan refers to a mortgage that can be sold and securitized through Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. These two agencies were originally established as government sponsored agen...
A VA loan was designed to offer long-term financing to eligible American veterans or their surviving spouses, provided they haven't remarried. The most attractive benefit of a VA loan is an option to finance 100% of the home purchase, however, most would be home buyers don't realize that you ca...
Europe Influences U.S. Markets A hint of a taper in the European Central Bank's (ECB) bond purchase program drove European yields higher this week, and U.S. yields followed. The U.S. economic data caused little reaction. Mortgage rates ended the week higher, but still attractive for mortgage re...