Mortgages Made Simple with Rick Gundzik

Sunday, April 27, 2008
Loan Modifications, Do they really happen - April 25, 2008
Loan Modifications have become a hot topic lately due to the subprime crisis, but are they the proverbial leprechaun with a pot of gold, or that elusive shooting star? We actually know two people that were offered incredible loan modifications from their lender. Mortgages Made Simple logo The interesting thing in both cases was neither were subprime borrowers and both were contacted by their lender. And one was our Co-host/producer. We'll tell you their stories and....

If you're not feeling so lucky, you can contact your lender and ask for a loan modification. With a lot of persistence you can get it done. For a brief list of lenders who are more likely to help you out please email us.

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Sunday, April 20, 2008
Title Insurance and being "In Escrow" - April 20, 2008
The phrase "You're in Escrow" always throws people into a tailspin. What is it, does it hurt, does it last long?Mortgages Made Simple logo We explain what it is, what to expect and what is involved with escrow. In this encore episode, we also discuss Title Insurance and explain why you need it and what it protects you from.

Show notes:
Escrow information from RealEstateABC

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Sunday, April 13, 2008
Home Equity Loans, Are they good for you? - April 13, 2008
Home Equity Loans, are they good for you? This week we explain Mortgages Made Simple logoWhat a Home Equity Loan is. With the Federal Reserve dropping interest rates, it automatically lowers interest rates on home equity loans that are based on the prime rate. This can save you money if you are able to take advantage of a home equity loan. Is it better to get a fixed rate or adjustable rate. Are they expensive, do they save you money, are they a good financial tool. Where is the best place to get one? We answer these questions and more.

And we give you a quick comparison of PMI versus MIP.

Show Notes: HELOC = Home Equity Line Of Credit, PMI - Private Mortgage Insurance

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Sunday, April 6, 2008
Reverse Mortgages - April 6, 2008
Reverse Mortgages have received a lot of attention lately. Mortgages Made Simple logoIn this encore episode we discuss Reverse Mortgages. What are they? Is it a good option for retirement? Are there any downfalls?

And we answer a recent question we received, what happens to your loan if your mortgage company goes out of business.

Show Notes: AARP - American Association of Retired Persons

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