DEBT CONSOLIDATION

Our debt consolidation home loan programs can be tailored to your specific needs. Below is some information to help get you started.

LOWERING YOUR MONTHLY PAYMENTS

Debts that go unpaid can damage your credit and make it difficult to obtain a home loan. In some cases it is recommended that before obtaining a home loan the borrower consolidate or pay off his debt. Debt consolidation will lower your monthly payments while simultaneously increasing your credit rating. Paying off debt, without the assistance of consolidation, prior to applying for a home loan is another good way to improve your chances of being approved for a home loan. Refinancing your first mortgage or obtaining a new home equity loan may also be a financially practical way to relieve the burden of high monthly payments.

TAX SAVINGS

Often times the interest portion of a debt consolidation loan or second mortgage may be tax deductible. The total deductions depend on your individual tax bracket and state tax laws. Check with your tax advisor for more details. The tax savings can be substantial when compared to your non-deductible monthly bills.

SIMPLE INTEREST SAVINGS

The differences in the type of interest you pay on your home loan will impact the price of your monthly payments. With simple interest, interest is calculated once and is fixed. This can create savings for the home owner because with compound interest, the interest amount is added to the principle continually and then begins to incur additional interest charges. Credit cards work by charging compound interest and this is why the balances can easily get out of control and be difficult to pay off.

DEBT CONSOLIDATION LOAN TERMS

Many mortgage lenders give borrowers the option of using all or part of your new home loan for debt consolidation. If you prefer, you can choose to use some of the money to build an addition onto your home or make other home improvements. This money can also be received as cash for personal use. Most programs that are offered have terms anywhere from 5 to 30 years. The minimum loan amount that is offered in most circumstances is $15,000.

NO EQUITY HOME LOAN

When considering a debt consolidation loan or a second mortgage, homeowners should know that in many cases no equity is required. Many mortgage lenders offer no equity home loans to help you, the homeowner, consolidate your bills and lower your monthly payments. The funds generated through this type of no equity mortgage can be used for any purpose. These loans are available to qualified borrowers at up to 125% of a home's current price.