Mortgage Rates

February 26, 2015 11:00 PM Eastern

Refinance rates now in Woodbridge, NJ[Change this]

FHA 30 Year Fixed Rates as low as

Interest Rate
3.250%
APR
4.104%
Monthly Payment
$1,005
Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
3.250%
APR
4.104%
Monthly Payment
$1,005
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Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $871
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $134
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,005
Lender Fees $3,508
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $3,508
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
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Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
3.625%
APR
3.700%
Monthly Payment
$913
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $913
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $913
Lender Fees $1,830
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $1,830
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
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Capital One
Interest Rate
3.625%
APR
3.800%
Monthly Payment
$913
Capital One
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 60 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $913
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $913
Lender Fees $4,262
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $4,262
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Capital One
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About the Lender

You can expect better with Capital One. Whether you need help with refinancing, a new home purchase, debt consolidation, or financing home improvements, your idea of better likely starts with savings—we maximize your savings with competitive rates and lower than average closing costs. But savings is only the start. We also strive to provide a better loan process—one that’s totally clear right from the start, with no hidden fees or unexpected surprises along the way. You can expect better service too—you’ll have a responsive team of dedicated mortgage specialists assigned and available to you every day, each member trained to anticipate and able to take care of all your needs.

15 Year Fixed Rates as low as

Interest Rate
2.875%
APR
3.038%
Monthly Payment
$1,370
Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
2.875%
APR
3.038%
Monthly Payment
$1,370
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $1,370
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,370
Lender Fees $2,260
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,260
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
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Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
3.000%
APR
3.060%
Monthly Payment
$1,382
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $1,382
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,382
Lender Fees $830
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $830
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
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Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
2.750%
APR
3.449%
Monthly Payment
$1,433
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $1,358
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $75
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,433
Lender Fees $3,500
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $3,500
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
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About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
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5 Year ARM Rates as low as

Interest Rate
2.625%
APR
2.946%
Monthly Payment
$804
Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
2.625%
APR
2.946%
Monthly Payment
$804
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $804
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $804
Lender Fees $2,688
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,688
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
See All Reviews
Sebonic Financial
Interest Rate
2.750%
APR
2.946%
Monthly Payment
$817
(866) 544-4064 Contact
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 30 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $817
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $817
Lender Fees $1,760
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $1,760
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Sebonic Financial
Email Lender

About the Lender

Sebonic Financial is a division of Cardinal Financial Company, a full service mortgage banking firm in operation since 1987.  The company is an approved seller/servicer for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. Cardinal is also an approved lending institution for the Department of Housing and Urban Development/Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veteran Affairs/Veterans Administration with FHAs Direct Endorsement and VA Automatic Lender Authority.  Cardinal is an authorized lender for the USDA/Rural Housing Program, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and the New Jersey Mortgage Housing Finance Agency.

 

Cardinal is licensed by the Departments of Banking in many states, mainly in the eastern and southeastern United States.  Its retail and wholesale divisions originate first mortgage loans for qualified borrowers.

Sebonic Financial
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Lender Reviews

A ok

Yes, I recommend this lender

A ok!

By: SgtGitRDone (Katy, Texas)

Great for the uncomplicated borrower.

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although I was unable to consummate the loan process, for reasons I'll explain, they tried to get it approved. Even though I earn a significant 6 figure salary, I am paid buy my corporation who is paid by my law firm. The earnings being completely distributed each year yielded 0 income. Their underwriters could not wrap their head around that. Bottom Line, If you are not in that situation it should be a short and easy process. If you are, then let them know ahead of time so they can be upfront. Otherwise they are very well organized and do their best to find you the best rates.

By: jjhuckleberry (53125)

Most Stressful ReFi We have Ever Done

I will open by saying that when all was said and done our refi closed with the terms agreed to. However... we have done several refi's through the years and this was hands down the most stressful one we went through. I had to stay on top of the process the WHOLE time - something I have never had to do. I can't imagine what would have happened if I wasn't so diligent in ensuring - and at times facilitating - that things were moving along. Our loan processor was very kind when I was able to get a hold of her, but getting a hold of her was no easy task. I'm a patient person and totally understand that "stuff happens", but I have no tolerance for someone not at least taking 30 seconds to reply with, at minimum, "I got your message, I'm swamped, and will get back with you just as soon as I can." I ultimately had to reach out to someone else to get the service that I needed. The process took much longer than expected, in part due to documents not being submitted in full by Sebonic/Cardinal. (We subordinated our HELOC in the refi.) When it came time to close, I was told I would have to PAY $2,000 in costs; I was shocked! I was told the loan would cost less than half that and that the amount would be rolled into the new loan (except for the appraisal). Again, after making multiple phone calls expressing my frustration (in a firm but kind manner), numbers were eventually adjusted so we would not have to pay out of pocket. As I said at the beginning, all worked out ok in the end, but because of the frustration and stress we experienced, and the "babysitting" I had to do throughout the process, I cannot in good conscience recommend them. They clearly have some very positive reviews and happy customers; we, unfortunately, did not have the experience they did.

By: Fedsavings911bad (Orange County, CA)
See All Reviews
Capital One
Interest Rate
2.750%
APR
3.055%
Monthly Payment
$817
Capital One
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Offer Details

Home Value $250,000
Requested Loan Amount $200,000
Lock Period 60 Days
Down Payment $50,000
Principal and Interest Payments $817
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $817
Lender Fees $4,512
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $4,512
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Capital One
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About the Lender

You can expect better with Capital One. Whether you need help with refinancing, a new home purchase, debt consolidation, or financing home improvements, your idea of better likely starts with savings—we maximize your savings with competitive rates and lower than average closing costs. But savings is only the start. We also strive to provide a better loan process—one that’s totally clear right from the start, with no hidden fees or unexpected surprises along the way. You can expect better service too—you’ll have a responsive team of dedicated mortgage specialists assigned and available to you every day, each member trained to anticipate and able to take care of all your needs.
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This morning's bond and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets opened with a sputter -- not because there was no economic news -- in fact, there were three reports of varying degrees of importance -- but because the economic reports seemed to contradict each other. The yield for ten-year Treasuriy Notes is up by one basis point (one 100th of one percent) and is clinging just below the teo percent line at 1.99 percent.

The Economy

Today, we got three economic reports:

  • January's Durable Goods Orders came in with a pretty spectacular2.8 percent increase in new factory orders for big-ticket items. This blew away the 1.8 percent the experts were predicting. That would be considered bad for mortgage rates except for the fact that this report is known to be volatile and weird. In addition, its core reading, which excludes the more volatile products like airplanes actuall came in short of forecasts by .2 percent, which is good for mortgage rates. If you don't have whiplash yet, you will...
  • January's Consumer Price Index (CPI),a key measure of inflation at the consumer level of the economy, revealed a0.7 percent drop, which was weaker than expected, but there was also a0.2 percent increase in the more important core data, which is bad for interest rates.
  • Last week's unemployment filings came in at313,000, sugnificantlymore than analysts' predictions and a jump fromthe previous week's f 282,000 new claims. That's good for mortgage rates; however, it's only a weekly report. Which makes it less important than we'd like.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow brings a couple of reports. The first is the 4th quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP), an important measure of economic strength. Analysts predict an annual rate of growth of 2.1 percent, a drop from the initial estimate of 2.6 percent posted last month. Anything better will be bad for mortgage rates, while a poorer showing would be good for rates.

Tomorrow also brings on the University of Michigan's revision to its Index of Consumer Sentiment for February. It's expected to rise slightly above its preliminary estimate of 93.6.

What Does it Mean to "Lock" Your Mortgage?

"Locking" your mortgage means that you and your lender have agreed on an interest rate and price for your home loan. Once your loan is locked, that's the rate and price you get, regardless of what happens in the financial markets. If rates go up, you're protected but if rates go down, you won't benefit either -- you close your loan at the rate you've locked and you can’t change it. Locks have expiration dates ranging from 30 to 60 days or more, and the longer your lock period, the more it costs. If you don't close your loan on time, you could end up paying a higher interest rate.

When Should You Lock?

You can lock in your loan at any time during the process. Until you lock your interest rate, you are said to be "floating" your mortgage. The only rule is that you have to lock in before you can close on your purchase or refinance.

The decision to lock or float your loan can have a long term impact so it’s important you make the right choice. That’s why we offer a quick rundown of the key factors that drive mortgage rates today and everything you need to know.

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