Kentucky Mortgage Rates

June 25, 2016 08:52 PM Eastern

Refinance rates now in LOUISVILLE, KY [Change this]

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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
3.125%
APR
3.285%
Monthly Payment
$857
Home Point Financial
30 Year Fixed
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NMLS: 7706
Interest Rate
3.125%
APR
3.285%
Monthly Payment
$857
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Home Point 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 $857
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $857
Lender Fees $4,000
Lender Credit $316
Total Closing Fees* $3,684
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Home Point Financial
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About the Lender

Our cultural philosophy can be summed up in two words – We CareWe care about our customers. At Home Point, Customer First is our “true north.” Consideration for the customer is built into every action we take.We care about each other. The ultimate success of Home Point is dependent on our ability to support each other and deliver results together – as a team.We care about our industry. We are a provider of the single biggest transaction for consumers in their lives and an input to the second largest debt market in the world. We conduct ourselves accordingly. We care about our communities. We believe that our responsibilities extend beyond the workplace. Stronger communities result in a stronger Home Point Financial. We care about results. Our results are measured by the consistency with which we deliver on our mission. Without sustainable success, there is no culture to cultivate.
Home Point Financial
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Capital One
30 Year Fixed
Interest Rate
3.375%
APR
3.496%
Monthly Payment
$885
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 $885
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $885
Lender Fees $2,990
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,990
*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.
Capital One
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Lender Reviews

HORRIBLE to work with

Loan pre approval was easy. The loan originator was knowledgable, then I was transfered to a loan specialist and loan hub. The Specialist was, very unconcerned and did not seam to listen to my needs. Her response time was very slow to my emails and called messages and she never had a answer to my questions when we did correspond. LOAN HUB was horrible. It would freeze up and give me a response of "Oops, something went wrong". Try again later. This happened many times. Documents that were uploaded and received were then lost or deleted by the Loan Specialist and we're requested again by Loan Hub, but you would only know if YOU looked at your loan status in Loan Hub. No one would email, text or call. When I brought this to the Loan Specialist attention she said that she did not look at Loan Hub and did not know how it worked. Imagine That. In the end the loan was never closed, because the Appraiser, hired by Capital One, did not turn in the Appraisal in time for closing. They then wanted to start the Loan Process all over with another "LOAN SPECIALIST.

By: Tim (Oak Grove, LA)

I like payment

Yes, I recommend this lender

I like Capital

By: DuongHien (Mountain View, CA)

Worst customer service

My experience with capital one has been absolutely horrible. I have tried to give them the benefit of the doubt. The only positive experience was the loan pre-approval process. It was all automated and very fast, but I think this might be what led to the worst experience I've had in getting a loan. Once you accept their terms, they give you access to loanhub for uploading all your documents and communicating with your loan team. I have excellent credit that is between 760-800 depending on which bureau report you pull. I am putting 20% down and have proof of income for a very secure position. The problems start when you have no one to talk to. They list a bunch of documents you need, you provide them, and you don't hear back on whether they are acceptable to underwriting. They continue to ask for the same documents over and over again until you are finally able to explain it to someone if you are lucky enough to get someone on the phone. I have called numerous times and have been on hold for 20 minutes each time or left a voicemail that is not returned. I've emailed questions and I don't get a response. If I do get a response it is usually another form or question they need answered with zero answers to my questions. I've asked repeatedly if we will still close on time and if there are any other issues I need to close out. Nothing. It is the worst. I thought I was saving money because of points and interest rate and now I wish I never used them. Unfortunately, I am too far along in the process and can't switch, although I still doubt the loan will ever close anyway. Please, unless you are saving a significant amount of money, do not use them. It's very surprising because I have always loved their credit card products and have been a customer for years. I just can't believe this is how they treat customers. I really have no idea how lending tree has them rated at 4.4 of 5.

By: Fred (Hoboken, NJ)
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15 Year Fixed

Interest Rate
2.375%
APR
2.661%
Monthly Payment
$1,322
Home Point Financial
15 Year Fixed
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NMLS: 7706
Interest Rate
2.375%
APR
2.661%
Monthly Payment
$1,322
(877) 959-4192 Contact
Home Point 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 $1,322
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $1,322
Lender Fees $4,000
Lender Credit $558
Total Closing Fees* $3,442
*Other 3rd party fees may apply
Home Point Financial
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About the Lender

Our cultural philosophy can be summed up in two words – We CareWe care about our customers. At Home Point, Customer First is our “true north.” Consideration for the customer is built into every action we take.We care about each other. The ultimate success of Home Point is dependent on our ability to support each other and deliver results together – as a team.We care about our industry. We are a provider of the single biggest transaction for consumers in their lives and an input to the second largest debt market in the world. We conduct ourselves accordingly. We care about our communities. We believe that our responsibilities extend beyond the workplace. Stronger communities result in a stronger Home Point Financial. We care about results. Our results are measured by the consistency with which we deliver on our mission. Without sustainable success, there is no culture to cultivate.
Home Point Financial
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5/1 ARM

Interest Rate
2.625%
APR
3.343%
Monthly Payment
$804
Capital One
5/1 ARM
Interest Rate
2.625%
APR
3.343%
Monthly Payment
$804
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 $804
Estimated Mortgage Insurance Payments $0
Total Monthly Mortgage Payment $804
Lender Fees $2,490
Lender Credit $0
Total Closing Fees* $2,490
*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.
Capital One
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Lender Reviews

HORRIBLE to work with

Loan pre approval was easy. The loan originator was knowledgable, then I was transfered to a loan specialist and loan hub. The Specialist was, very unconcerned and did not seam to listen to my needs. Her response time was very slow to my emails and called messages and she never had a answer to my questions when we did correspond. LOAN HUB was horrible. It would freeze up and give me a response of "Oops, something went wrong". Try again later. This happened many times. Documents that were uploaded and received were then lost or deleted by the Loan Specialist and we're requested again by Loan Hub, but you would only know if YOU looked at your loan status in Loan Hub. No one would email, text or call. When I brought this to the Loan Specialist attention she said that she did not look at Loan Hub and did not know how it worked. Imagine That. In the end the loan was never closed, because the Appraiser, hired by Capital One, did not turn in the Appraisal in time for closing. They then wanted to start the Loan Process all over with another "LOAN SPECIALIST.

By: Tim (Oak Grove, LA)

I like payment

Yes, I recommend this lender

I like Capital

By: DuongHien (Mountain View, CA)

Worst customer service

My experience with capital one has been absolutely horrible. I have tried to give them the benefit of the doubt. The only positive experience was the loan pre-approval process. It was all automated and very fast, but I think this might be what led to the worst experience I've had in getting a loan. Once you accept their terms, they give you access to loanhub for uploading all your documents and communicating with your loan team. I have excellent credit that is between 760-800 depending on which bureau report you pull. I am putting 20% down and have proof of income for a very secure position. The problems start when you have no one to talk to. They list a bunch of documents you need, you provide them, and you don't hear back on whether they are acceptable to underwriting. They continue to ask for the same documents over and over again until you are finally able to explain it to someone if you are lucky enough to get someone on the phone. I have called numerous times and have been on hold for 20 minutes each time or left a voicemail that is not returned. I've emailed questions and I don't get a response. If I do get a response it is usually another form or question they need answered with zero answers to my questions. I've asked repeatedly if we will still close on time and if there are any other issues I need to close out. Nothing. It is the worst. I thought I was saving money because of points and interest rate and now I wish I never used them. Unfortunately, I am too far along in the process and can't switch, although I still doubt the loan will ever close anyway. Please, unless you are saving a significant amount of money, do not use them. It's very surprising because I have always loved their credit card products and have been a customer for years. I just can't believe this is how they treat customers. I really have no idea how lending tree has them rated at 4.4 of 5.

By: Fred (Hoboken, NJ)
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If you want to buy or refinance your "old Kentucky home," you've come to the right place. LendingTree lenders are ready to provide mortgage quotes and help you save money.  In Kentucky the Department of Financial Institutions regulates mortgage lenders.

Kentucky Mortgage Rates

Rates vary from state to state based on the economy of each, their different lending laws and the degree of competition among lenders who are offering rates that can attract potential borrowers in that area.

Here is a sampling of current Kentucky mortgage rates:

Buying a Home in Kentucky

In some states investing in the housing market is like putting your money on the wrong horse in the Kentucky Derby -- but not so in Kentucky. Housing prices have held up through the long stretch of the economic downturn. Home prices in Kentucky fell only two percent from their peak in the first quarter of 2009 through 2012. They are forecast to rise another one-to-two percent during the next twelve months.

Houses are generally affordable -- in Kentucky counties, between 79 and 87 percent of homes are affordable to those earning the median household income.

When you are calculating how much money you need to buy the house, do not forget to include closing costs, which in Kentucky are reasonable—only $2,381 for a $200,000 mortgage. Kentucky ranks 28th for all states and the District of Columbia.

For additional assistance buying a home in Kentucky, there are numerous state and local programs, some of which are included in the list below:

FHA Mortgages

Many LendingTree mortgage lenders offer FHA home loans with down payments as low as 3.5 percent.  While FHA limits loan amounts in most Kentucky counties to $271,050, some of the counties bordering Cincinnati, Ohio—Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin and Grant—allow FHA borrowing limits up to $337,500. And the limit for Bullitt County in the Louisville metropolitan area is $302,500.

VA Home Loans

The VA does not limit mortgage amounts under its program. However, most lenders do. In all Kentucky counties, most lenders cap 100 percent VA loans at $417,000. If you qualify for a VA home loan get multiple offers from VA lenders.