Category: Residential Loans

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With so many Colorado home owners refinancing because of historic low interest rates, we are seeing more issues with second mortgage liens. Second mortgage liens can come in many forms, including home improvement loans, solar system loans, lines of credit, and tax liens. All liens have an impact on a mortgage refinance because they will

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Recently the feds have announced they are raising the new maximum loan amounts for conventional mortgage loans, effective on January 1st 2021. That means loans can go to a larger amount without being considered a jumbo loan, which carry higher interest rates. The current loan limit for conventional loans is $510,000; beginning in 2021, that

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When you’re buying a home and applying for a mortgage, avoid any upfront application fees. Today, some mortgage lenders are charging borrowers an upfront application fee, often $500-$600, when they apply for a mortgage. The lender tells the borrower that this fee will be credited towards the appraisal of the property. Upfront application fees are

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A VA Streamline loan, also known as a VA IRRL (for “interest rate reduction loan” is designed to allow a veteran to refinance his or her current VA loan into a loan with a lower interest rate and lower monthly payment. This type of refinance must be a VA to VA refinance. It’s called a

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Homeowners with a conventional mortgage who are working to refinance their loan to a lower interest rate have a new fee that will be added. We’ve advised for the last few months that this fee was coming and it’s here. The fee is known as the Adverse Market Fee and it adds a .5% fee

The number of homes that have installed solar panels on or around people’s homes have really increased, especially in the west, and that’s a positive thing. However, one impact of solar panels that most homeowners don’t realize that when they finance or lease these panels, is the impact the panels have on their home’s title.

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At Indigo Mortgage Colorado, we get calls every day, asking “What’s your best interest rate?” We tell them it’s impossible to accurately answer that until we can get some basic answers from you first. One real piece of advice we suggest, is when you’re ready to make an inquiry about a refi or new home

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As you’ve noticed if you’re in the market for a mortgage or a refi, mortgage interest rates have declined to the lowest in history and there are way more borrowers than there are lenders. Because of this, many of the large national companies that promise easy, online applications and funding are actually taking advantage of

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Now, in September 2020, mortgage rates are about the lowest in history. Because of that, mortgage lenders in Colorado have been hit with a deluge of new applications which is causing a backlog across the mortgage industry. Overall it is taking longer to get an appraisal, the time needed for underwriting has been extended, and

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Some Colorado home owners who have taken advantage of a loan forbearance from their mortgage company. A forbearance is basically taking a three month reprieve from mortgage payments without having it affect your credit score or having it counted as being delinquent in payments. This was a welcome break for home owners during the Covid-19

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Even now as we all deal with a global pandemic, the Colorado real estate market remains very competitive. With mortgage rates at historic low interest rates, many people are making offers on homes. This is a “seller’s market”, when the number of homes on the market is fairly small versus the amount of people trying

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As homebuyers know, the mortgage interest rates have declined to the lowest in history during the summer of 2020, but there are still some challenges to consider for people buying or refinancing a home. The first challenge affects home owners who took advantage of a forbearance, which is when your mortgage lender allowed you to

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We’re living in extraordinary and unusual times in 2020. And, if you’re in the market for a home as well, it can add a whole other dimension to the buying process. Indigo Mortgage Colorado wants to advise you on the difference between an interest rate and an APR (Annual Percentage Rate) and why it’s important

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Mortgage rates are at historic lows and the current market inventory is still tight. Can having an important asset like a pre-approval or a pre-qualification when looking for a home help during this time? Indigo Mortgage Colorado knows the real estate market is very competitive. You can set yourself apart by using a pre-approval or

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With rates for home loans reaching historical lows once again, many are wanting to make new home purchases or refinance their existing home mortgage loans. At Indigo Mortgage, we want to give Colorado borrowers some advice on what questions to ask and what information they need to receive a quality mortgage rate quote. When it

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During these uncertain times, there are many options available for homeowners when it comes to their home mortgage loan, specifically mortgage forbearance. The team at Indigo Mortgage Colorado is here to help educate you about mortgage forbearance and to help you decide if it is right for you. Right now, many large mortgage companies are

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With everything going on, it is important to stay patient. This is something we want to encourage our mortgage borrowers to do when going through the process for a home loan. Here’s why. The mortgage market is currently experiencing a lot of changes. This is due to the effects of COVID-19 on the production side

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