What’s a Qualified Mortgage?

  As this video explains,  Federal laws put into effect in 2014 and  supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau define lending practices and loan terms for a new category called “Qualified Mortgages.” They provide stable loan features for...

What’s Abilility to Repay?

  What are the “Ability to repay” rules about? In a nutshell, as this video shows, new laws require lenders to make a good-faith assessment of a borrower’s capacity to pay back their loan over time. It’s a longer-term view that goes beyond immediate income, debt...

Capital Title Announces a New Division

President, Tom Lico, announced a new division last week; Commercial and New Construction. This will be headed up by Jason Seaver, Esq. Jason grew up in the industry with his father, Phil Seaver, as his mentor. He worked for Philip R. Seaver Title Company from a...

What’s Debt-To-Income?

Measuring your existing debts against your existing income is one part of a lender’s required assessment of your ability to repay a loan. Like the video says:  debts are existing financial commitments; a car payment is a debt a grocery bill is not. To calculate your...
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