Initial rates displayed are based on a $200,000 loan for a purchase or refinance transaction of an owner-occupied, single-family residence with 62.5% LTV and 740 credit score and no cash out. The rates were submitted by each individual lender/broker on the date indicated. Rate/APR terms offered by advertisers may differ from those listed above based on the borrower's creditworthiness and other differences between an individual loan and the loan criteria used for the HSH quotes. The annual percentage rate in ARM products may increase after the loan is closed. More Info: These quotes are from banks, thrifts, and brokers who have paid for a link to their website in the listings above, and you can find additional information about their loan programs on their websites.
In order to help you see how Arkansas mortgage rates compare with National rates, check out the following rate table from the industry website mortgagenewsdaily.com. These rates represent national averages and are based on specific loan assumptions.
It is important to shop around for the best terms. Make sure that you compare rates, lender fees and learn about third party fees. When comparing mortgage offers check out the term (length), interest rate (fixed vs. variable), and if applicable the cost of mortgage insurance. Get more information about mortgage rates and mortgage fees. Also, FHA loans, which always require mortgage insurance, differ from conventional loans, which require Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) if your loan to value ratio (LTV) is over 80%. Make sure that you use all of your costs when comparing loans.
In order to qualify for the best mortgage rates in Nevada it is important to have an excellent credit score. Also, you want to make sure that your debt to income ratio (DTI) and your downpayment or equity position , your loan to value ratio (LTV) are sufficient to qualify. Read this Bills.com article about qualifying for a mortgage.
Nevada is the thirty fourth most populous US state. According to the US census, as of 2016, there is an estimated population of over 2.9 million residents, which represents 0.9% of the US population. According to Wikipedia "The economy of Nevada is tied to tourism (especially entertainment and gambling related), mining, and cattle ranching. Nevada's industrial outputs are tourism, mining, machinery, printing and publishing, food processing, and electronic equipment.".
Nevada was one of the hardest hit states during the 2008 Great Recession. Housing prices plummeted in many areas. According the May 2017 FHFA Refinance Report Nevada’s share of HARP loans was 1.9%. Over 41% of HARP loans in Nevada were over 125% (compared to a 6% national average). nahac.org The Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation (NAHAC) was runs the U.S. Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund® with programs to help Nevada homeowners stay in their homes. Based on data from harp.gov https://harp.gov/Default.aspx?Page=363 Clark County had the fourth most HARP Eligible Loans with a Refinance Incentive.
Based on 2015 HMDA data, Nevada compared to National loan program distribution, had a similar percentage of purchase loans (52% vs 51% national) and a smaller share of refinance loans (45% vs 46% nationally).Conventional loans were a much smaller share (54% vs 69% nationally), wheras FHA loans (30% vs 20% nationally) and VA loans (15% vs 10% nationally) were much higher. .
Here are some outside resources that can help you understand the Nevada mortgage environment:
Mortgage rates, loan amounts, LTV, (etc) vary based on areas. The FHFA provides a useful insight into differences in conventional loans. based on Metropolitan Areas.
Source of Data: FHFA Historical Table - (TERMS ON CONVENTIONAL HOME MORTGAGES) Table V - Averages for Major Metropolitan Areas: Loans Closed
Check out some differences in One MSA area in Nevada:
Mortgage Rates for Conventional Loans in One MSA in Nevada
Mortgage Fees in One MSA in Nevada
Loan Amount in Nevada for One MSA
LTV over 90% in One MSA in Nevada for One MSA