The 4 Types Of Mortgage Loans Compared And Explained
Why pickone over another? Read on to choose with confidence. 1. Fixed-Interest Home Loan 2. Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) 3. Interest-Only Loan 4. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loan
Points, APRs, and Other Homebuyer Fees
WHAT ARE POINTS? Points are fees your lender charges, usually 1 or 2 percent of the total loan amount. It's important to factor in points when shopping for mortgages as a loan with a higher interest rate and no points could ultimately be cheaper than a lower interest rate with points. It’s also possible to negotiate that the seller pays points.