Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,All Real Estate Advice Topics,MN http://www.zillow.com/advice/MN/all/question-discussion-guide/mortgage/?s=0 Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate 50k 2nd mortgage just went into flex interest rate and a house that has 7 years mort. left to pay? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/50k-2nd-mortgage-just-went-into-flex-interest-rate-and-a-house-that-has-7-years-mort-left-to-pay/198402/ try getting a new second <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">mortgage</a> (with better terms) to payoff the current one. check out your local bank/credit union<br/><br/>hope this helps<br/><br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 11 Feb 2009 23:47:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/50k-2nd-mortgage-just-went-into-flex-interest-rate-and-a-house-that-has-7-years-mort-left-to-pay/198402/ 2009-02-11T23:47:00Z What can I do to get more (or better) quotes for my loan request ZR-KRTCYTV http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-KRTCYTV/420644/ <p class="MsoNormal">Most second mortgage banks will no longer exceed 90% of the home's value.&nbsp; It looks like yours is at anywhere between 95% and 110% of the value.&nbsp; So unless you are willing to put cash down to reduce the balance to 90% of the current appraised value, your only option may be to try negotiating something with your current lender.&nbsp; Perhaps in exchange for a shortened term the will modify it to a lower fixed rate.&nbsp; Otherwise I would recommend pouring any excess principal payments into paying down that second mortgage.</p><br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-KRTCYTV/420644/ 2011-10-26T17:08:00Z Refinance with Wells Fargo http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Refinance-with-Wells-Fargo/179949/ We currently have our <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">mortgage</a> through Wells Fargo, but it's costing just as much to <a href="http://www.zillow.com/refinance/">refinance</a> with them as when we closed.&nbsp;I've heard instances where banks just charge a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">loan</a> origination fee to refi without going through appraisals, closing costs, etc. Is that true? One of you had also mentioned that Wells Fargo has looser refinance policies than most. I'm not seeing that. Could you share your experiences with Wells Fargo refinances (both loan officers and customers)?<br \><br \>13 replies Sun, 21 Dec 2008 02:14:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Refinance-with-Wells-Fargo/179949/ 2008-12-21T02:14:00Z I am a first time home buyer w/0 or little down payment, but great credit. Can I buy without $ down? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-a-first-time-home-buyer-w-0-or-little-down-payment-but-great-credit-Can-I-buy-without-down/184565/ The mortgage forum would be able to tell you for sure. i had thought that the only 0% down left out there were some sort of VA loan, but I am not a broker. You might try reposting your question&Acirc;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.zillow.com/advice-browse/Questions-Discussions-Guides/Mortgages/US/none,-1,1,102001,1,1/">here</a>&Acirc;&nbsp;where they will see it on Monday and be able to help.<br \><br \>0 replies Sun, 04 Jan 2009 17:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-a-first-time-home-buyer-w-0-or-little-down-payment-but-great-credit-Can-I-buy-without-down/184565/ 2009-01-04T17:18:00Z What can I do to get more (or better) quotes for my loan request ZR-TQTGVTR? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-TQTGVTR/472943/ That is a good credit score and should give you an optimal rate on your mortgage. Good luck to you!<br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 03 Jan 2013 20:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-can-I-do-to-get-more-or-better-quotes-for-my-loan-request-ZR-TQTGVTR/472943/ 2013-01-03T20:21:00Z How do I get to be an approved mortgage banker on Zillow http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-to-be-an-approved-mortgage-banker-on-Zillow/282231/ Please call at 612-490-6444 or email at <a href="mailto:mikewright7@gmail.com" rel="nofollow">mikewright7@gmail.com</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp; I worked for a company in MN<br \><br \>0 replies Fri, 25 Sep 2009 15:10:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-to-be-an-approved-mortgage-banker-on-Zillow/282231/ 2009-09-25T15:10:00Z How do I change my professional status from agent to Lender? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-change-my-professional-status-from-agent-to-Lender/366823/ When I created my account I accidentally selected agent instead of Mortgage Lender.&nbsp; I would like to change it to the correct profession but don't know how.&nbsp; Any help would be greatly appreciated.&nbsp; Thanks.<br \><br \>1 reply Sat, 18 Sep 2010 17:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-change-my-professional-status-from-agent-to-Lender/366823/ 2010-09-18T17:16:00Z How do you find out what the house next door to you sold for the previous year? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-you-find-out-what-the-house-next-door-to-you-sold-for-the-previous-year/292232/ Usually Zillow has information on sold prices on properties.&nbsp; If you open the property and click on the address, you can come up with a lot more data.<br/><br/>The <a href="http://www.zillow.com/Mortgage_Rates/">best rates</a> for interest are if you are qualified for a regular <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">mortgage</a>. If you are getting private financing because you are not qualified, usually the rates are much higher.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:53:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-you-find-out-what-the-house-next-door-to-you-sold-for-the-previous-year/292232/ 2009-10-28T22:53:00Z Should I humor a 5/1 arm for a mortgage on a house we bought a year ago? 30y fixed and 3.75%. I am b http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-humor-a-5-1-arm-for-a-mortgage-on-a-house-we-bought-a-year-ago-30y-fixed-and-3-75-I-am-b/491408/ I would probably treat it like any other mortgage..... seriously click Post Reply and finish your question with alterations to the first sentence.<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 08 May 2013 23:53:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Should-I-humor-a-5-1-arm-for-a-mortgage-on-a-house-we-bought-a-year-ago-30y-fixed-and-3-75-I-am-b/491408/ 2013-05-08T23:53:00Z Anyone know of banks offering jumbo loans with 10-15% down? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Anyone-know-of-banks-offering-jumbo-loans-with-10-15-down/240717/ Send Sherri an email:<br/><br/><a href="http://www.zillow.com/profile/MN-Mortgage-Mom/">http://www.zillow.com/profile/MN-Mortgage-Mom/</a><br \><br \>0 replies Sat, 30 May 2009 14:49:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Anyone-know-of-banks-offering-jumbo-loans-with-10-15-down/240717/ 2009-05-30T14:49:00Z Mortgage Loan Question http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Mortgage-Loan-Question/539861/ <p>My husband and I went through a hardship for about 5 years, in the process lost our home (12/2012)&nbsp;and had to file bankruptcy (10/2012).&nbsp; Do you have connections with private lenders that would consider a home loan.</p><br \><br \>5 replies Thu, 08 May 2014 15:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Mortgage-Loan-Question/539861/ 2014-05-08T15:11:00Z Looking for a mortgage http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-mortgage/426819/ I am looking for a primary residence conventional <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates/">mortgage</a> for a condo (list price $155,000). So far, only 25% or so units in the condo building are owner occupied. The developer could not sell the units when the condos came to market in 2007. For now the developer is renting the units and planning to sell them when the market turns. I am looking for a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lender</a> who would not care about the owner occupied criteria in the condominium community. <br/><br/>I am flexible to do a down-payment of upto 30% or so. Our credit scores and incomes would not be a problem.<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 27 Dec 2011 19:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-mortgage/426819/ 2011-12-27T19:37:00Z I purchased a home on a contract for deed 4 years ago now want to refinance my own loan http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-purchased-a-home-on-a-contract-for-deed-4-years-ago-now-want-to-refinance-my-own-loan/525256/ Contac t[self promotion deleted by Zillow moderator. Please see our Good Neighbor Policy for posting guidelines] They are a local mortgage lender that may be able to help.<br \><br \>0 replies Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-purchased-a-home-on-a-contract-for-deed-4-years-ago-now-want-to-refinance-my-own-loan/525256/ 2014-01-21T20:15:00Z Can I qualify for a mortgage for my loan request ZR-GDYZCVN? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-qualify-for-a-mortgage-for-my-loan-request-ZR-GDYZCVN/486806/ Hello.&nbsp; I own a home in CA but I'm relocating to MN for a promotion. I am upsdide down on my CA home so I can't sell it. &nbsp; I have worked 12 years for the Fed. Govt. Downsides:&nbsp; I only have $24-$25 K to put down.&nbsp; My Fico is current 676 (post divorce, several late pays 2 years ago.&nbsp; Good since.)&nbsp; I don't want to waste anyone's time, but I am curious if I could buy a condo with these circumstances.&nbsp; Thank you.<br \><br \>4 replies Sun, 07 Apr 2013 20:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-qualify-for-a-mortgage-for-my-loan-request-ZR-GDYZCVN/486806/ 2013-04-07T20:44:00Z Where should I go to get a certified home inspector? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Where-should-I-go-to-get-a-certified-home-inspector/492191/ Your professional Realtor should only work to make sure the deal is the best possible deal for you. &nbsp;For this you need a team. &nbsp;If you are a buyer your team is your Realtor, a professional inspector, and a top-notch mortgage professional. &nbsp;You and your Realtor lead this team. &nbsp;<br/><br/>The inspectors we use typically do a three hour inspection of the property starting with the top of the roof on down. &nbsp;They typically document their&nbsp;inspection&nbsp;with 120 or more photos including pictures of flame&nbsp;patterns&nbsp;in the furnace and hot water heater. &nbsp; &nbsp;<br/><br/>In Minnesota&nbsp;there&nbsp;is no state certification of housing inspectors so it is important to check out their&nbsp;credentials. &nbsp;Unsure of the inspector? &nbsp;Ask for references and check them.<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 15 May 2013 12:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Where-should-I-go-to-get-a-certified-home-inspector/492191/ 2013-05-15T12:46:00Z Are there any physician mortgage program providers in Minnesota (Duluth area)? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-physician-mortgage-program-providers-in-Minnesota-Duluth-area/526797/ I'm graduating from residency this summer and trying to find a physician mortgage program for a new home purchase in Duluth, MN.<br \><br \>8 replies Sat, 01 Feb 2014 19:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-physician-mortgage-program-providers-in-Minnesota-Duluth-area/526797/ 2014-02-01T19:37:00Z Why is the 15 year mortgage down today when the 30 year is up almost 25 bps? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-is-the-15-year-mortgage-down-today-when-the-30-year-is-up-almost-25-bps/337638/ Unsure of what <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lender</a> you are following.&nbsp; All of mine showed increases today then some backed off with improvements later in the day for all fixed categories.<br/><br/>Based on what <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">Mortgage</a> Backed Securities did today I am surprised that you saw a decline, but each lender prices accordingly.<br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 25 Mar 2010 22:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-is-the-15-year-mortgage-down-today-when-the-30-year-is-up-almost-25-bps/337638/ 2010-03-25T22:05:00Z Pre-Qualified and Have Some Questions http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Pre-Qualified-and-Have-Some-Questions/419927/ Call or email me directly...I'm confident that you have some other options....I'll put you in touch with best mortgage banker for your situation<br \><br \>0 replies Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Pre-Qualified-and-Have-Some-Questions/419927/ 2011-10-20T17:24:00Z FHA Second mortgage http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/FHA-Second-mortgage/283817/ I'd like to buy a bank-owned home. It would be cheap, as in around 90K. I'm currently wrapping up some work on my home, but don't think I'll finish in order to put it on the market in the next couple months. I'd rather not have to work every weekend to do so either, as we have a 1.5 year old and are expecting. I'd like to simply get an <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA loan</a> on the bank-owned property, then sell our property next March. We'd live in the new home in order to meet FHA requirements. Could we get an FHA loan under these circumstances? Our current home is worth around 260K to 280K, based on last 12 month sales in the area. We have around 100K in equity. I do not want to <a href="http://www.zillow.com/refinance/">refinance</a> the house. We'd like an FHA ARM on the new house.<br \><br \>10 replies Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/FHA-Second-mortgage/283817/ 2009-09-30T16:05:00Z My Mortgage provider keeps pushing off the closing date http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/My-Mortgage-provider-keeps-pushing-off-the-closing-date/469917/ I have been pre-approved, have good credit, found the house we want, have the signed purchase agreement and was told we would be able to close on a date agreed upon by all parties. &nbsp;There were no outstanding conditions and the mortgage company keeps delaying the closing to the next day and then the next day. &nbsp;It's been three days now. &nbsp;What rights do I have? &nbsp;They have been very vague on where the loan is at saying it is in underwriting, then it's out of underwriting...etc.<br \><br \>9 replies Fri, 30 Nov 2012 04:40:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/My-Mortgage-provider-keeps-pushing-off-the-closing-date/469917/ 2012-11-30T04:40:00Z