Closing Costs

How do I pay PMI?

By |2019-06-09T16:26:43-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: |

When you're required to have Private Mortgage Insurance on your loan, the lender will require the property taxes and home owner’s insurance to be collected monthly as part of the total mortgage payment. The loan servicer will make the bi-annual [...]

What is PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)?

By |2019-05-18T22:35:23-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: |

PMI is a Recurring Closing Cost or Prepaid Item. When the loan amount is greater than 80% of the property price/value the lender requires you to have insurance on the loan. This protects the lender in case something happens and [...]

What is insurance in closing costs for?

By |2019-05-18T22:18:32-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: |

Insurance is one of the Recurring Closing Costs or Prepaid Items paid in your closing costs. This insurance includes Home Owner’s Insurance/Fire Insurance/Hazard Insurance (three terms for the same exact thing) and in some cases, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI).

What are Prepaid Items?

By |2019-05-18T22:18:40-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: |

Prepaid Items are costs that are associated with the maintenance of the borrower’s loan and normal property maintenance, regular recurring costs that are paid monthly or annually. These costs include normal interest due on the loan, property taxes that are [...]

What are closing costs?

By |2019-05-18T22:19:03-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: |

Closing costs are required fees that are paid at the closing of a real estate transaction. The point in time called the "closing" is when the title to the property is conveyed to the buyer. Closing costs are paid by [...]

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