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3 Things You Need to Know about State Housing Programs

3 Things You Need to Know about State Housing Programs

Mortgage loan programs are designed to make loans more manageable.

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Have you ever wondered how mortgage loan programs work? It’s no secret that state housing programs provide financial relief and assistance to homeowners, but they work in different ways to provide customized support. People of different financial backgrounds can find the program that works best for them with a little research. Here are a few things you need to know:

  1. New Homeowner Resources. Buying your first home is an incredibly important financial decision. Many homeowners aren’t in a position to do it without some help from housing programs. Whether it’s assistance on creating a more manageable down payment or finding a mortgage structure that works long-term, state housing offers creative mortgage loan solutions.
  2. Modify or Refinance. State loan programs aren’t just for prospective homeowners. People who might be in financial difficulty look to refinance for a couple reasons – first of all, refinancing settles current debt by consolidating or reshaping it. Secondly, refinancing provides a new loan and new loan terms. The modified loan is ideally tailored to fit your updated financial terms and easier to pay back.
  3. Beware of Predatory Loans. Bad loans do exist, and they can heap a mountain of financial woe upon the victim. If you are considering a state housing loan, make sure you are dealing with a professional, credible source. Predatory loans are designed to fail with lending based on inaccurate income reports, false appraisals, or making a loan despite the borrower’s inability to pay effectively.

Click here to get more information about mortgage loan programs from our friendly team at Midland Mortgage.

Posted Sep 09, 2015 by Midland Mortgage Corporation