Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Top 3 Things You Should Tell Your Loan Officer (Episode 72)

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This is the best Rates in Motion episode ever! Hey, I know that mortgages are boring and confusing, so today I offer some advice on what you need to tell your loan officer when shopping for a mortgage.  I hope it hel...

Do I Need PMI? (Episode 69)

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I'm on the road again, this time shooting from my hotel room. Some of my friends jokingly call me the "Godfather of Rates", so we had a little fun in this episode answering a question about Private Mortgage Insurance...

Is it Really Hard to Get a Mortgage? (Episode 70)

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Special thanks today to Michael D. Harris Jr., who is the editor of The Lime Magazine and president of Ardynn Media Group.  Rates in Motion now has its very own tab on his online magazine! We're looking forward to fi...

FHA Changes Ahead! (Episode 58)

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After April 18th, FHA guidelines are changing and your mortgage insurance will be more expensive for FHA loans. Today's episode also features: - Taxes on your iPhone? - US debt weighing in on mortgage bonds - Cong...

Not Lending Tree (Episode 57)

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Do you think Rates in Motion is like the Lending Tree website? If so, you're in for a surprise. Today Mike answers one Realtor who thought it was the same concept. He also talks about what happens when a potential bo...

Home Purchase Appraisal Problems (Episode 68)

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Sometimes appraisals go the wrong way. That's usually bad news if you're all ready to move in. Today I talk about why an appraisal can be an issue and ways to fix the situation if an appraisal comes in too low when t...

When are Mortgage Rates Going Up? (Episode 59)

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In answer to Kevin Hill's question, Mike gets out his crystal ball to help answer the question: When will rates actually go up as predicted? Today Mike discusses: - A major article - How Japan affected m...

Will We Ever See 100% Mortgage Financing Again? (Episode 74)

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Will you ever again get 100% financing when buying a house? Is it still possible to someday have a 0% down payment? Are the days of the 80/20 mortgage long gone? Today I pull out the crystal ball and predict the futu...

Top 5 Things that Can Kill Your Mortgage Application (Episode 66)

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Here’s my top five things that will kill your mortgage application or give you one BIG mortgage headache! Opening new credit or using up your current credit. Missing payments. Making large deposits without a pa...

Cheaper to Buy a Home, not Rent (Episode 61)

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The US Government is close to shutting down, mortgage bonds are lower, and USDA, VA, and FHA loans may be affected. However, there is good news. Apartment vacancy rates are dropping and in many places around the US,...

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