A balloon mortgage does not fully amortize over the life of the loan, so borrowers should be prepared for when the final payment is due.
Jumbo loans are high-balance loans that help you finance luxury or high-value properties.
The FHA's home buying assistance program is popular with first-time home buyers and borrowers with less-than-perfect credit.
Borrowers can choose from a variety of mortgage types, but the most common are the 15- and 30-year fixed-rate mortgages.
Governor Newsom signed three bills—AB 68, AB 881, and SB 13—to encourage the development of more accessory dwelling units in California.
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