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30-year Mortgages vs. 15-Year Mortgages

30-year Mortgages vs. 15-Year Mortgages

The majority of American home buyers sign up for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRMs) – the staples of mortgage lending. And yet there is another option that may serve many borrowers better: the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage. Both loans include an inte

Nov 07, 2018 | Conventional Loans Mortgages Mortgage

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

All of us at Greater Texas Mortgage would like to wish you and your family a safe and Happy Halloween. Thank you for being such a valued partner or client. All the Best, Greater Texas Mortgage.

Oct 31, 2018 |

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

What is a Reverse Mortgage?

In the past decade, reverse mortgages have gained a lot of traction as a retirement tool. And yet, many people still do not understand reverse mortgages or their purpose. If you are one of those people, here’s what you need to know: What Is It? A

Oct 24, 2018 | Reverse Mortgages

How to Qualify for a Mortgage When Your Income Isn’t Steady

How to Qualify for a Mortgage When Your Income Isn’t Steady

Mortgage lenders love to see borrowers with consistent, steady incomes. But not all borrowers have jobs that send a paycheck every two weeks. Of course there are plenty of self-employed entrepreneurs, but there are also people who are depend on tips for i

Oct 10, 2018 | Purchasing a Home Conventional Loans

Should I Roll My Student Loans into My Mortgage?

Should I Roll My Student Loans into My Mortgage?

Americans owe more today in student loans than ever before and student debt is continuing to rise. As these borrowers start into their careers and become homeowners, they may have the opportunity to consolidate their student loan debts with their home loa

Sep 26, 2018 | Mortgage Debt Consolidation

What is a Piggyback Mortgage?

What is a Piggyback Mortgage?

In order to achieve the dream of homeownership, many buyers look for creative financing to aid them in their quest. One such option is a piggyback mortgage, which actually involves taking out two separate loans to make homeownership more affordable. These

Sep 12, 2018 | First-time Homebuyers Conventional Loans Preapproval Purchasing a Home