Contour Mortgage News

Mortgage Dos and Don'ts to Keep in Mind

Whether you are a first-time home buyer looking to (finally!) move out of your parents’ house, or an experienced home buyer interested in downsizing, there are guidelines....

Home Buyers / September 26, 2017

What Are the Income Requirements of a USDA Loan?

When seeking a home mortgage, you might have heard mention of a USDA loan. At first thought, you may think this type of loan is meant for farmers and others living way out....

USDA / September 25, 2017

What Is the Jumbo Loan Limit?

If you're thinking of buying a house that could be more expensive than the average property in your area, you may need a jumbo loan. This is because mortgage lenders will....

Home Buyers / September 13, 2017

FHA Loan Requirements

If you're trying to get a home loan so you can buy a house, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan may be right for you. Why should you apply for this type of loan,....

Home Buyers / September 07, 2017

Rehab Loans for First-Time Home Buyers

If you enjoy taking on big projects and want to save some money when you're ready to buy your first home, purchasing a fixer-upper may be the right move. Fortunately,....

203k Loan / August 31, 2017

Are VA Loans Assumable?

Military veterans receive a wide range of benefits during and after their service. The opportunity to get a VA home loan is one of the most popular benefits that veterans....

Veterans / August 02, 2017

What Are the Closing Costs for a USDA Loan?

If you've already begun seeking out a mortgage and researching the different types of loan options available, you've probably received quotes from lenders regarding down....

Home Buyers, USDA / July 31, 2017

The Difference Between Conventional and FHA Loans

When you need a mortgage, you will quickly learn that there are many different types available. Some mortgages are referred to as conventional loans. You will also likely....

Home Buyers / July 27, 2017

Where Can You Get a Home Renovation Loan?

Whether you've found a great fixer-upper or if you simply want to renovate and update your current home, you're going to need the capital to do it. Home renovations don't....

203k Loan / July 25, 2017