Q: I'm trying to refinance a jumbo loan. Owe $1,350,000; Value about $1.7m. Current rate 6.5%. Any lenders you can recommend?
A: We're not in a position to recommend a specfic mortgage lender for you. However, with a loan of that size, there may be fairly wide variances in rates from lender to lender, so you'll want to shop around in your market very thoroughly.
- 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.