Category: Residential

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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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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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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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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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At Indigo Mortgage Colorado, we consider ourselves true mortgage brokers. Here are a few things that set our team apart from other types of mortgage lenders and home mortgage companies. According to research done by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, when it comes to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans, 50-75 percent of borrowers do

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We all know how stressful purchasing a home can be. It’s important to have a brief knowledge of what you are getting in to before diving deep into the real estate market. Here’s the difference between pre-approval and pre-qualification, and how they effect you as a buyer. Today’s real estate market is a seller’s market,

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When purchasing a home, it’s very important to take the interest rate of the home loan into consideration. A lower interest rate can end up saving you a large amount of money in the long run. At Indigo Mortgage, we make it our goal to educate the borrower as much as possible as well as

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When it comes to getting a mortgage loan, low rates are great. But can they sometimes be too good to be true? Here’s what to look for when you see low rates being advertised. At Indigo Mortgage Colorado, we see borrowers come in stating that they are seeing low interest rates below 3%, usually around

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It’s the beginning of a new decade, and with it comes many changes to home loans and mortgages. These changes are coming to many areas, but today, we will specifically focus on conventional and VA mortgages. Beginning January 1, 2020, big changes will take effect. Conventional loan limits will increase from $484,150 to $510,400. This

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Purchasing a new home or business can be intimidating, to say the least. If not familiar with the loan process, one may have an endless list of questions. It is important to have someone you can rely on for your home loan or mortgage loan inquiries. We strive to be just that for people in

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