Zillow Advice: Mortgage - Getting out of mortgage insurance http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Getting-out-of-mortgage-insurance/465473/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Here's an article that explains ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Getting-out-of-mortgage-insurance/465473/ <a rel="nofollow" href="http://keithandkinsey.wordpress.com/2012/02/10/how-to-get-rid-of-pmi-private-mortgage-insurance/">Here's an article</a> that explains getting PMI removed. Basically the lender wants proof that you have 20% equity in the property. That can be based on your original pay off schedule, or based on your current balance and a new appraisal.&nbsp; Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Getting-out-of-mortgage-insurance/465473/ 2012-10-24T13:15:00Z