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Calculating You Monthly Payments

Monthly Loan Payments

Calculating your monthly payments One of the most important factors to consider when buying a new home is affordability.  As a general rule, mortgage payments should not exceed 30-40 percent of your monthly take-home pay.  When calculating affordability for FHA loans you can use 45% of your monthly income for service debit that would show…

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Understanding Mortgage Rates when Buying

Mortgage rates

Mortgage Rates; How & why do they change. Mortgage rates are mostly defined by the secondary market, where they are bought and sold. The two government agencies whose job is to keep the secondary market stable are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.   These two government agencies not only help to establish the current mortgage rates…

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