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Daniel Mead

Home Lending Advisor

NMLS ID: 1697797
1280 4th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
You can choose from various types of mortgage loans to finance your home purchase. These come with various benefits, and I am here to help you understand the differences so you find one that best suits your financial situation.
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Use your annual income and expenses or maximum mortgage payment amounts to estimate the home price you can afford.

Loan types
Conventional mortgage
Simply put, a conventional mortgage is a loan that s not backed by a government agency such as the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) or Veteran Affairs (VA). There are two types of conventional loans: conforming and nonconforming. Conforming loans follow lending rules set by the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). When a loan doesn t follow these lending rules, it s considered non-conforming. There are a number of factors that may cause a loan to be non-conforming, generally loan amount is a key factor.
Things to consider
While a 30-year, fixed rate mortgage is a popular conventional loan, you have other options such as a 15-year fixed rate loan or a 7/6 ARM2 to name a few. Think about your current budget, as well as your long-term financial goals as you plan.
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About Daniel Mead
Daniel proudly serves clients in the San Diego, CA area. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, need to expand or downsize, or are looking for a second home, Daniel is here to help you find a mortgage to fit your needs. Starting with a review of your finances, Daniel can help you get a clear picture of what might work best for you. Daniel will explain your options, answer any questions you may have, keep you informed and guide you through every step of the mortgage process. Above all, Daniel wants to ensure that you have a positive home lending experience.
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1. Tools and calculators are provided as a courtesy to help you estimate your mortgage needs. Results shown are estimates only. Speak with a Chase Home Lending Advisor for more specific information. Message and data rates may apply from your service provider.
2. For the Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) product, interest is fixed for a set period of time, and adjusts periodically thereafter. At the end of the fixed-rate period, the interest and payments may increase according to future index rates. The APR may increase after the loan closes.
3. Loans up to 85% of a home's value are available on a purchase or refinance with no cash back, subject to property type, a required minimum credit score and a minimum amount of monthly reserves (i.e., you must set aside enough money in reserve to make a specified number of monthly mortgage payments principal, interest, taxes, insurance and assessments after the loan closes). Product restrictions apply. Jumbo loans available up to $9.5 million. For loan amounts greater than $3MM (or $2MM for investment properties), customers must meet post-closing asset requirements to qualify. Additional restrictions may apply. Please contact a Chase Home Lending Advisor for details.
4. The DreaMaker mortgage is only available for purchase and no-cash-out refinance of a primary residence 1-4 unit property for 30-year fixed-rate terms. Income limits and homebuyer education course is required when all mortgage applicants are first time homebuyers.
5. FHA loans require an up-front mortgage insurance premium (UFMIP), which may be financed, or paid at closing, and an FHA annual mortgage insurance premium (MIP) paid monthly will also apply.
6. Veterans, Service members, and members of the National Guard or Reserve may be eligible for a loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). A Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA is required to document eligibility. Restrictions and limitations apply.
7. A preapproval is based on a review of income and asset information you provide, your credit report and an automated underwriting system review. The issuance of a preapproval letter is not a loan commitment or a guarantee for loan approval. We may offer a loan commitment after you submit an application and we perform a final underwriting review, including verification of any information provided, property valuation and, if applicable, investor approval, which may result in a change to the terms of your preapproval. Preapprovals are not available on all products and may expire after 90 days. Contact a Home Lending Advisor for details.

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