In the past, a person had limited options when borrowing money for a home purchase. These days, there are exotic mortgage loan options that satisfy just about every borrowing need.
Getting a loan for a home purchase can be very stressful. What if you dont qualify? How humiliated will you be? These days, theres no reason to worry. The mortgage lending market has a solution for just about everyone.
1. Do the Two Step. The Two-Step Mortgage is a mixed interest rate loan. Essentially, the loan provides a lower fixed interest rate for a period of 5 years or so and then adjusts to a new rate at the end of the period. The new rate is dependent upon the interest rates being charged at the time of the change. This loan can be helpful for borrowers who are squeezing into a loan since the initial period tends to have a lower interest rate than a straight fixed interest loan.
2. Graduated Payments Graduated Payment Mortgages are loans that, well, have a graduated payment schedule. Depending on the specific lender, the first five to seven years of mortgage payments will be 10 to 20 percent lower than a fixed rate mortgage. After the...