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What Is A Qualified Mortgage?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/svwxtmh1o4?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 As this video explains,  Federal laws put into effect in 2014 and  supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau define lending practices...

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What Are VA Home Loans?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/8b4rpe0s9o?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What Are VA Loans? As the video says, the name is misleading - they’re not loans FROM the VA. The VA - short for “US...

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What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/883tss09en?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans? Major Veterans Affairs loan programs described in this video include: 1) Purchase...

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What Is A Rate Lock?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/7229tv143s?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Mortgage rates change constantly through an unpredictable combination of government policies and economic conditions. This video explains the common term 'rate...

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What Is The Debt-To-Income Ratio (DTI)?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/rgx8uca99l?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Measuring your existing debts against your existing income is one part of a lender’s required assessment of your ability to repay a...

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What Does Ability To Repay Mean?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/uqp9fq05aj?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 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...

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Understanding Your Loan: Closing Disclosure Page 1

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/xe9wahvl6a?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 The first page of your Closing Disclosure documents: The Loan Amount - the total you will actually borrow The Interest Rate - which does NOT include the fees factored...

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When Do I Get My Loan Closing Disclosure?

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/3cw4twwi3d?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 If an eligible loan proceeds from Estimate to closing, creditors must provide a Closing Disclosure form documenting the actual transaction terms and costs THREE business...

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Understanding Your Loan: Cash And Transaction Summaries

http://videotap.wistia.com/medias/1drt87dtng?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Page 3 of your Closing Disclosure will compare cash requirements from your Loan Estimate to your actual final charges. If “Did this change?” is...

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