About the Author

Colin Robertson is the founder and writer of The Truth About Mortgage. Follow him on Twitter!

Stories by Colin Robertson


Don't Forget Homeowner's Insurance

It’s easy to get caught up in the “how much house can I afford” game when you begin your quest […]

FHA Announces Important Policy Changes

A number of important changes were announced today by the FHA to reduce risk and improve its finances: The upfront […]

Watch Out for Costly Loan Origination Fees on FHA Mortgages

Just a heads up. On January 1, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) removed the 1% loan […]

Soon You'll Know if Your Credit Score Bumped Up Your Mortgage Rate

Attention consumers: In about a year, you’ll know if your credit score impacted your mortgage rate. I spoke about the […]

Check Your Credit Long Before Applying for a Mortgage

I previously wrote about advertised mortgage rates differing from what you might receive at the closing table, and now I’d […]

What is Your Mortgage Handicap?

By now, you’ve probably heard about the record low mortgage rates. Yep, rates are at their lowest levels since 1971. […]

Get to Know Your LTV

When shopping for a mortgage, it’s important to take note of your LTV, or loan-to-value. If you haven’t heard this […]

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