A mortgage loan that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Essentially, the federal government insures loans for FHA-approved lenders in order to reduce their risk of loss if a borrower defaults on their mortgage payments.
The traditional fixed-rate mortgage has a constant interest rate and monthly payments that never change. A fixed-rate loan may be a good option if you plan on staying in your home for years to come.
A mortgage loan in the United States guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA loan was designed to offer long-term financing to eligible American veterans or their surviving spouses (provided they do not remarry).
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) gives borrowers the opportunity to own a home outside of the city limits. There are several benefits of a USDA loan, including flexible credit underwriting requirements and no down payment required.
A jumbo loan is a loan that exceeds the conforming loan limits as set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. As of 2022, the limit is $647,200 for most of the US, apart from Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where the limit is $970,800.
Refinancing could save you a considerable amount of money over the life of your loan and potentially improve your overall financial outlook.