Portsmouth, IA Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates

Mortgages in Portsmouth, IA: Find the best Portsmouth, IA mortgage rates today from banks and credit unions. When results are displayed for mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA, you can easily sort your search results by lender, rate, APR and points so you can easily compare results. Whether you’re looking for conforming, jumbo, adjustable or interest-only mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA. Another option is searching for Portsmouth, IA refinance rates if you're looking to refinance a loan. Best of all you don't have to provide any personal information to see a list of Portsmouth, IA mortgage rates or refinance rates.

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Portsmouth, Iowa Conforming Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates

Conforming home mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA are the most popular type of mortgages rates you can find advertised for home buyers in Portsmouth, IA. Conforming mortgages, also known as conventional mortgages, are mortgages that meet certain criteria set out by Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). There is a loan limit set for each county in the United States. Higher mortgage loan limits are set for high housing cost areas. Portsmouth, IA mortgages that 'conform' to the standards set out by the Federal Housing Finance Agency can be purchased by government sponsored entities (GSE) like Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. This process guarantees Portsmouth, IA banks, mortgage companies and credit unions are able to resell home mortgage loans that they make. This process also makes Portsmouth, IA conforming mortgage rates and refi rates lower than Portsmouth, IA jumbo mortgage rates and jumbo refinance rates because the GSE's can’t purchase jumbo mortgages that are made by Portsmouth, IA home finance companies, credit unions and banks.

Jumbo Mortgage Rates and Refinance Rates in Portsmouth, Iowa

Jumbo mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA are advertised for home loans that have a dollar amount that is higher than conventional loan amounts. Jumbo mortgage rates and jumbo refinance rates are always higher than conventional mortgage rates for both fixed mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA and adjustable mortgage rates in Portsmouth, IA. Interest rates are higher because third party investors buy the home loans credit unions, banks and mortgage companies in Portsmouth, IA make.

Portsmouth, Iowa Fixed Mortgage Rates and Fixed Refinance Rates

Portsmouth, IA fixed rate mortgages are the most common mortgage available to borrowers. With a fixed mortgage the interest rate stays the same for the entire loan period. Fixed mortgages are available in 40 years, 30 years, 20 years, 15 years and 10 years. The longer the mortgage term the lower the monthly mortgage payment will be.

Portsmouth, Iowa Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Adjustable Portsmouth, IA mortgage rates are fixed for a period of time and then the mortgage rate adjusts every year after. The most common adjustable mortgages terms available in Portsmouth, IA are 1 year, 3 year, 5year and 7 year. Adjustable rate mortgages are advertised as 1 year, 3/1, 5/1 and 7/1. Adjustable mortgages are available for conforming dollar amounts and jumbo dollar amounts in Portsmouth, IA. Most adjustable mortgages in Portsmouth, IA have yearly caps and life time maximum caps on how high the interest rate can fluctuate.

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Portsmouth FDIC Insured Banks

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The Shelby County State Bank

1553 111 Main Street, Portsmouth, IA 51565