Q: If you apply for a mortgage refinance and intend to roll the application fee and other fees into the loan, what happens if it is not approved?
A: It depends upon the lender's policies. It could be that you will be required to pay for certain up-front costs, such as the cost of obtaining a credit report and any appraisal. You'll want to ask your mortgage lender about any obligations you may have when you are filing out your application -- so there are no surprises later.
- What is a home equity line of credit?
A home equity line of credit is a type of second mortgage that allows homeowners to borrow money using their home as collateral.
- What is a home equity loan?
Homeowners with equity in their property can take out a home equity loan that uses their home as collateral.
- What is a rate and term refinance?
Homeowners have a variety of reasons for refinancing and each reason can indicate that one refinance option or another makes the most sense.
- Is a home equity line of credit tax-deductible?
One of the benefits of homeownership is the availability of a tax deduction for the interest paid on a mortgage.
- Are ten-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRM) available anywhere?
Sure! Virtually all lenders who sell product to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac will be able to offer you mortgage with a 10-year term. However, interest rates are usually the same as the lender's 15-year offerings.