The many different types of home loans available can seem overwhelming. Should you choose a fixed rate, adjustable rate, or government loan mortgage? The truth is there is no right answer. Choosing a loan type is an important decision that is best made after you have researched your options. Remember, taking the time to explore your options now can mean saving thousands of dollars in the long run.

Ask yourself the following questions to determine what loan type is right for you:

  • Do you expect your financial situation to change over the next few years?
  • Do you plan to live in your current home for a long time?
  • Do you feel comfortable with the idea of a changing mortgage amount?
  • Do you want to be free of mortgage debt by the time your children go to college or you retire?

A professional lender is the best resource available to help you decide which loan best fits your needs. Follow the general guidelines outlined below to get started selecting the best mortgage for your home.

How many years do you plan to stay in your home?                Loan Program(s) to Consider
1-33/1 ARM OR 1-year ARM
3-55/1 ARM
5-77/1 ARM
7-1010/1 ARM OR 30-year fixed
10+30-year fixed OR 15-year fixed

Remember, this is just a general guideline. To determine which loan program will best suit your needs and current financial standing it is highly recommended to discuss your options with a mortgage lender. The loan officers of BlueGrey Mortgage have over decades of experience individually and are always happy to answer any questions—even if you are only in the stage of considering all of your options.

Have a question?

Speak with a loan specialist at (813) 336-2888 or fill out the form.