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Industry Terminology: Loan Modification
April 23, 2021

Industry Terminology: Loan Modification

What is Loan Modification? Simply put, loan modification refers to any change or alteration that a lender makes to a loan. A loan modification could include a reduction in the interest rate, an increa...


What is a VA Jumbo Loan?
November 15, 2021

What is a VA Jumbo Loan?

Requirements for a VA Jumbo Loan VA jumbo loans require standard property and appraisal requirements. Additionally, the home must be a primary residence and it must pass basic inspections including fo...


The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage
March 1, 2021

The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage

What is a Loan Officer? As James Taylor famously reminds us in his hit song written by Carole King, “Now, ain’t it good to know that you got a friend?” If you have ever experienced a complex financial...


15 Mortgage Terms You Need to Know
October 14, 2020

15 Mortgage Terms You Need to Know

1. AmortizationAmortization describes the shrinking of your mortgage as you pay it off. With each mortgage payment you make, part of the repayment is applied towards reducing the principal, while a se...


October 24, 2018

Varied Loans Suit All Potential Needs

There are loan types to cover every need. Conventional or jumbo home loans can help you move into the house of your dreams. Special loans designed for purchasing special kinds of properties, such as c...


Maximize Your Veteran Benefits by Exploring VA Loans
January 30, 2019

Maximize Your Veteran Benefits by Exploring VA Loans

If you're eligible for veteran's benefits, you have access to a specialized class of home loan that may help your dreams of homeownership come true. The Department of Veterans Affairs backs loans offe...


Can You Qualify for a Jumbo Loan With Damaged Credit? Consider Newrez’s SmartEdge
April 19, 2022

Can You Qualify for a Jumbo Loan With Damaged Credit? Consider Newrez’s SmartEdge

What is a Non-Qualified Mortgage (Non-QM Mortgage)?  Non-qualified mortgages = non-traditional borrower options. Non-traditional means that the qualifying guidelines and loan terms are less restrictiv...


December 19, 2018

Bad Credit: Common Misconceptions Regarding Mortgage Loans

What is the connection between a person's FICO credit score and his or her ability to get a mortgage? This is a common question for any prospective homeowner to ask, no matter what level of credit tha...


Industry Terminology: Forbearance vs. Deferment
April 21, 2021

Industry Terminology: Forbearance vs. Deferment

During this novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic, the Newrez family of companies is committed to helping our customers, including offering alternate payment programs as allowed by loan owners/inves...