Buying a house is an exciting adventure, and we want to help you navigate your mortgage loan options so you get the right type of home loan with the best terms.
I’m Jimmy Vercellino, an experienced mortgage originator with Phoenix lender First Western Trust Mortgage Division. My team and I work hard to provide a timely, efficient and excellent home loan process for you. We serve families nationwide.
A conventional mortgage loan is secured by the backing of a private lender, unlike FHA or VA loans, which are guaranteed by the federal government. Good credit, steady income and a 20% down payment means you will get a much lower fixed rate of interest. You should also keep in mind that the higher down payment you are making on a conventional mortgage loan will enable you to build a higher level of equity much faster. With this type of loan, if you cannot manage the 20% down payment, you may need to get Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). Under the terms of a conventional mortgage loan, you will normally be required to pay the full amount of the loan at a fixed interest rate over the course of 30 years. Read More
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For most mortgage borrowers, there are three major loan types: conventional, FHA and VA. Which one you choose depends upon your down payment, credit record, military service and other factors. We can help you determine which is the best option for you.
A conventional mortgage is a home loan is the most typically used home loan. It conforms to the loan limits set forth by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and is not guaranteed or insured by the federal government. You can get a conventional loan at a fixed or adjustable rate.
An FHA home mortgage loan is often used for first time home buyers, but is available to anyone. The down payment is only 3.5%, and accepts lower credit scores than conventional loans. The interest rate will be higher, but qualifying for the loan is easier.
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