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Dec 30

5 Things You Should Know About Lenders Mortgage Insurance

By Shane | Uncategorized

So, lets’ say you want to buy a property but you don’t have the minimum 20% deposit required. You’re likely going to pay lenders mortgage insurance, but what exactly is lenders mortgage insurance and is it worth the cost?

A lot of people want to know more about lenders mortgage insurance because often, banks, lenders and sometimes mortgage brokers don’t really explain what lenders mortgage insurance is or they don’t take enough time to explain it. In this article, you’ll be able to get a further understanding of lenders mortgage insurance to fully understand what it is, why it could benefit you, whether or not it’s worth paying for, what exactly does it cover and why you would want to get it. Continue reading

Dec 04

The Lowdown on Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI)

By Shane | Fundamentals

Lenders mortgage insurance, also known as LMI, is an insurance premium paid by the borrower that protects the lender against the risks of the borrower defaulting, and the lender doesn’t regain all its money. Doesn’t sound exactly fair, right? The premium for LMI is charged as a one-off premium at the start of the loan and it’s paid by you – the borrower, even though it protects the lender. LMI shouldn’t be confused with mortgage protection insurance, which is about protecting the borrower against the risks when they couldn’t make loan repayments.Continue reading

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