Central Bank of Boone County
720 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
p: (573) 874-8496
This checklist can help you gather the documents you need to proceed with the loan.
Sara Meyer brought more than six years’ experience as a loan officer to her job as a mortgage lender here at Central Bank of Boone County. Sara believes that the best part of her job is helping to educate customers and prospective borrowers about their financial needs and goals to get them on the right track for home purchasing, refinancing, or improvement.
The parts of your monthly mortgage payment include both repayment of the loan principal and the monthly interest on the outstanding balance. A mortgage payment can also include pre-payments on property taxes, homeowner’s insurance and monthly homeowner’s association dues into an escrow account managed by your lender. Calculate your estimated yearly costs below and monthly payment to help you decide how much you can afford.
Making the choice to buy a home is quickly followed by a plethora of other decisions you will have to carry out, like where the house will be located and what you want in your perfect new abode. One of the most important decisions you'll need to make is what type of mortgage works best for you.
This choice is crucial because it will affect your finances for the next few years, if not decades, of your life. There are so many options that first-time homebuyers, or even experienced homebuyers, might feel overwhelmed with the decision.
However, once you understand the pros and cons of the various mortgage options, this decision will be easier for you. (read more...)