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Fixed Rate Mortgages - The most popular option guaranteed for the life of the loan. Have the security of knowing your principle and interest amount will never change. A variety of terms are available with or without points so you can choose between a lower interest rate and lower closing costs.
Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) Monthly payments are adjusted annually to move with the market. ARMs are also available with fixed rate up-front terms. After the fixed rate term ends, the loan rate varies for the remainder of the loan term. The earlier your loan begins to vary the lower the initial rate. ARMs are excellent for people who expect their income to increase over the next five years, or for those who plan to sell (or refinance) within that time.
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FHA Loans This product allows for a minimum down payment of 3.5% of the sales price for owner occupied single family and multi-unit properties. Available for refinances as well, FHA loans are a great choice to consider when evaluating your loan options.
Rural Development Loans Available through the USDA, Rural Development loans are fixed rate mortgage loans that offer 100% financing to qualifying borrowers. This program is not limited to first-time homebuyers and is a great option to consider with your loan officer. Income limits and property restrictions may apply.
Mobile Home Loans Whether it's on your own land or in a park, a mobile home is an affordable home option. We're experts at financing mobile home loans, so contact us about your loan today.
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Second Home Loans Maine is a great place to have a second home. We can help you finance your vacation home whether you live in or out of state, and a complete range of mortgage options applies.
Unsecured Home Improvement Loans If you have equity in your home, a Home Equity Loan is probably your best option. But if you don't, we may be able to provide a short term unsecured loan to handle your home improvement projects.
VA Loans If you're a Veteran, be sure to let us know. You may be able to qualify for 100% financing on either a new home or to refinance your existing home. Click here to visit the VA website.
Mortgage Refinancing If current mortgage interest rates are more than 1% lower than your existing mortgage rate, refinancing may save you money—both on your monthly payment and on the long term cost of your loan. You can roll closing costs right into your new loan amount, so you'll pay nothing out-of-pocket. We can also adjust the term to match your existing loan, or set it up to 30 years, whichever suits your budget.
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"The mortgage process was smooth and stress free. Shannon worked closely with our realtor and was always available no matter how small the question was. My husband and I had a wonderful experience working with Shannon and would highly recommend his team." - Matthew & Sarah James
"Felt very confident with Shannon. Never doubted him. The whole process was made simple for anyone to understand. Knew the answers to all our questions and made sure we weren't getting in over our heads. We intend on going through Shannon for every home we decide to buy!" - Cara Fraser & Benjamin Gerry
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"With this being the first time my husband and I bought a home, we were rather clueless. Shanon was very patient with us and explained everything along the way. We were signing for the home with very little out of pocket expense in no time. Thanks Shannon!" - Sarah & Todd Commeau
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"Shannon goes above and beyond his responsibilities! Promptness in returning calls is reassuring. Thank you." - Susan Lane - Realty of Maine
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.