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About reverse mortgages

With a traditional home mortgage loan, you pay the lender on a monthly basis and gradually reduce the amount of your debt. Over time, if your home grows more valuable than the amount you still owe for it, you build home equity. A “reverse mortgage” is a loan designed in the opposite way: instead of… Read More »

Mortgages: 11 Expensive Mistakes to Avoid

Swiss mortgagors collectively pay billions of francs more than necessary for their mortgages every year. However, the most costly mortgage expenses can easily be avoided or minimized by following a few simple rules and avoiding common mortgage mistakes. 1. Falling for marketing gimmicks Many Swiss banks offer specialized mortgages or discounts designed to appeal to… Read More »

Mortgages for Investment Properties

Buying properties to rent out is very popular investment among wealthy investors in today’s negative interest rate environment. The prime requisite to turning a good profit is investing in the right property (learn more about that here). In addition to finding the perfect property, choosing your mortgage wisely is also key to getting a return… Read More »

Types of mortgages

The chart below provides an overview of the types of mortgage programs that are most widely available. (Keep in mind that these types can overlap. For example, a lender may provide an adjustable rate FHA loan.) Check with mortgage financing experts for details about financing options. They can help you determine the loan to fit… Read More »