Your Guide to Mortgage Paperwork
Trackin gall the paperwork you need to process your loan can be a headache. Your agent will assist you with gathering the proper documents, but make sure you're educated about what you need in advance.
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.