Colorado Mortgage Rates

May 30, 2016 02:47 AM Eastern

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Home Price (Purchase)
When you get a mortgage to purchase a home, the lender uses the lower of the agreed-upon purchase price or the property's appraised value to determine your maximum loan amount. The loan amount divided by the property home price equals your loan-to-value ratio, or LTV. That ratio is one of the major factors that lenders use to set your mortgage rate. If your LTV exceeds 80 percent, you'll probably be required to pay mortgage insurance, which increases your monthly payment. If the property appraises for less than the agreed-on purchase price, you are not usually required to complete the purchase.
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Home Value (Refinance)
This is your estimate of the current value of your property. When you refinance, your home is almost always evaluated by a licensed appraiser. The refinance loan amount divided by the property's appraised value equals your loan-to-value ratio (LTV), and that number is one of the major factors that determine your mortgage rate. To get an accurate refinance rate quote, your home value estimate must be reasonably accurate.
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Down Payment
The down payment is the amount you pay upfront when you finance property. Your purchase price minus your down payment equals your mortgage amount. The higher your down payment, the more likely you are to be approved for a home loan. If your down payment is less than 20 percent of the purchase price, you'll probably be required to pay for mortgage insurance, which increases your monthly payment.
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Credit Score
Your credit score is a number designed to measure your credit-worthiness. It's based on a formula that combines many factors, including your payment history, amount of credit used and number of accounts. This number is used by lenders to calculate the probability that you'll default on your mortgage. Most lenders won't approve mortgages to applicants with credit scores lower than 620. Your credit score is one of the most important factors that determines your mortgage rate - applicants with higher scores are offered better mortgage rates.

30 Year Fixed

Interest Rate
3.500%
APR
3.601%
Monthly Payment
$899
SmartPath Mortgage
30 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
3.500%
APR
3.601%
Monthly Payment
$899
(844) 311-2605 Contact
SmartPath Mortgage
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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 $899
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $899
Lender Fees $2,487
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,487
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
SmartPath Mortgage
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About the Lender

Smartpath Mortgage is a dba of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group.  Atlantic Bay is a Ginnie Mae and Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Direct Seller/Servicer. Atlantic Bay also has FHA Direct Endorsement authority and is a VA lender for residential mortgages. We have every authority that big banks and other lenders have, without the limits they have. In addition, FHA as an automatic insuring authority, meaning that we do not need to go to FHA for approvals, delegate us. To date we have helped over 70,000 borrowers, some more than once. We are also a partner in the community, giving over $2 million to charities and participating in events that promote the passions of our customers, employees, and neighbors.
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Lender Reviews

Great Experience!

Yes, I recommend this lender

This was by far the easiest mortgage I have ever done. I've refinanced about 3 times in the last 7 or so years and this was the best experience by far. Easy to deal with and they closed in my home. I would recommend them every time!

By: Michelle (Charleston, SC)

Bought a house

Yes, I recommend this lender

I have been working with Atlantic Bay for a bit now. They had my loan underwriten before I found a house to make sure there wasn't any problems once we found one. Their responsiveness has been wonderful and the rate was one of the lowest I found. I would recommend them to anyone.

By: Kim (Charlotte, NC)

Excellent Job

Yes, I recommend this lender

This is the second loan I have closed with these guys. Both have been really easy experiences. The online process was really straightforward and their rate was one of the lowest I've found both times.

By: Richard (Matthews, NC)
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Capital One
30 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
3.500%
APR
3.611%
Monthly Payment
$899
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 $899
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $899
Lender Fees $2,725
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,725
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
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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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Lender Reviews

I like payment

Yes, I recommend this lender

I like Capital

By: DuongHien (Mountain View, CA)

Eugena Carpio review

Yes, I recommend this lender

They were bery good as aloan company keep lower rates and I was very satisfied

By: EugeneCarpio (Las Vegas, NV)

Review

Yes, I recommend this lender

Experienced and knowledgeable staff.

By: Cathleen (Santa Fe, NM)
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Sebonic Financial
30 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
3.500%
APR
3.631%
Monthly Payment
$899
(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 $899
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $899
Lender Fees $3,221
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $3,221
*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.

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Lender Reviews

I recommend Renato Paz

Yes, I recommend this lender

excellent

By: albertina (Leesburg, VA)

My experience with Sebonic Financial

Yes, I recommend this lender

Although it took a while to get the loan approved, Sebonic Financial did a great job in helping to secure my loan.

By: George (Fernandina Beach, FL)

Very Impressed

Yes, I recommend this lender

Requesting a loan with Sebonic was a very satisfying experience. I was contacted promptly and professionally, and the loan originator, Scott Galbraith, was very professional and friendly. Although I decided to not complete the loan, Sebonic did offer the best rates I saw out there, and provided a very professional service. I would recommend Sebonic for anyone seeking a mortgage.

By: Daniel (Boca Raton, FL)
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Colorado Mortgage Rates and Loan Options
Colorado is best known for its breathtaking mountains and rivers, which delight thousands of out-of-state hiking and camping enthusiasts each year, along with the 5 million people who make Colorado their home.

Colorado has much to offer its residents who inhabit both small towns and big cities, along with a myriad of financial programs for those looking to become homeowners, or refinance an existing loan. Colorado is second to none in offering mortgage programs and competitive mortgage rates through its public and private lending institutions, as well as the many commercial banks and conventional lenders found right here at Lendingtree.com.

Colorado Mortgage Interest Rates and Housing Assistance
For those who have trouble coming up with equity to purchase a new home, The Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation (CHAC) makes the down payment assistance program available. Regardless of a home's purchase price, residents statewide can apply for a second mortgage to cover the down payment and closing costs required by their first mortgage lender. The loans are made at market rate simple interest and require a relatively low monthly payment.

In some counties, such as Jefferson, Denver, and Arapahoe, borrowers can obtain down payment assistance loans at fixed interest rates well below current Colorado mortgage rates. In some cases, the loan payments can be deferred up to five years after the borrower purchases their home and obtains the mortgage. Not having to pay a second mortgage for that long period of time allows a buyer to maintain her cash flow and not have to worry about rising loan payments.

Colorado Public Housing Opportunities
The federal government's Office of Public Housing services the State of Colorado and exists to empower its people and strengthen its communities. Colorado residents can benefit from housing counseling, financing below current CO mortgage rates, and down payment and closing cost assistance for eligible buyers.

Government Insured Loans and CO Mortgage Rates
In high cost areas like Eagle County, the FHA has raised its normal maximum loan limit. This allows buyers of higher priced homes to take advantage of FHA loan programs that are typically offered to the more moderately priced homes. In other counties, the FHA loan limits remain at normal levels which can be researched through your local lenders found here at lendingtree.com or through the FHA.

Conventional lenders also make traditional FHA insured home loans for secondary market buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. For this purpose, there are conforming loan limits across all of Colorado, depending on the county in which you live. For information about current conforming loan limits in Colorado, please visit: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hicostlook.cfm. 

Because of their low down payment options and ability to use gift funds from family members, employers, and charitable organizations, and their low CO mortgage interest rates, these loans have become favorites of first time homebuyers in Colorado.