1 million of purchase-money mortgage
debt incurred to acquire, construct, or improve a personal residence can be classified as deductible qualified residence interest, even when the entire $1.
The purchase-money mortgage
is extremely difficult for a mortgage lender to direct.
However, as shown in Figure 1, for all purchase-money mortgage
loans originated between 2001 and 2006, between 15 and 25 percent were terminated in the first year, about 50 percent in the first 2 years, and 80 percent in the first three years.
Now a realtor can give a client realistic and informed estimates on the cost of their purchase-money mortgage
, helping solidify their sale and thereby their livelihood, saving the home buyer time and frustration, and providing MEM Financial Solutions with a steady influx of qualified borrowers.
com has targeted growth in the purchase-money mortgage
market because it is considerably less sensitive to interest rate fluctuations than the refinance mortgage market.
This is important as, based on a variety of housing industry forecasts, first-time homebuyers make up 40 percent to 50 percent of the purchase-money mortgage
originations each year.
Also serving to bolster volume is the likely continuation of strength in the purchase-money mortgage
market, as interest rate increases are not expected to be severe enough to chokeoff strong demand for housing.