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Valerie Stefancin

Valerie Stefancin

Mortgage Loan Officer

(216) 570-5343
NMLS #214033

Which Home Loan is Right for You?

3 of the most popular Ohio home loans we provide here at Schmidt Mortgage Ohio are listed below. We've highlighted just a few of the key differentiators between these mortgage types that will help you understand which one may be best suited for your needs. If you'd like to learn more about all the Ohio home mortgage products we offer, please click below.

Conventional Home Loans Ohio

Typically a fixed rate home loan that allows the borrower to eliminate mortgage insurance once they hold >20% equity in their property.

  • Lower Rates
  • Flexible Terms
  • Fixed or Adjustable
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FHA Home Loans Ohio

This home loan program allows down payments as low as 3.5% of the purchase price, although you are required to pay mortgage insurance.

  • Lower Credit Requirements
  • Smaller Down Payment
  • Competitive Rates
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VA Home Loans Ohio

Reserved for those who serve our country. VA home loans offer 100% financing, low interest rates & don't require mortgage insurance.

  • 0% Down Payment
  • No Mortage Insurance
  • No Prepayment Penalties
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Calculate Your Mortgage

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*Hypothetical monthly mortgage payments reflect hypothetical Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance, and Home Owners Association dues amounts. These figures and rates are for educational purposes only and do not reflect an official mortgage loan offer. **This does not constitute tax advice.
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Monthly Insurance $1421

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*Hypothetical monthly mortgage payments reflect hypothetical Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance, and Home Owners Association dues amounts. These figures and rates are for educational purposes only and do not reflect an official mortgage loan offer. **This does not constitute tax advice.
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Principal & Interest $1421

Monthly Taxes $1421

Monthly HOA $1421

Monthly Insurance $1421

Purchase Price $1421

VA Funding Fee $1421

Amount Financed $1421

*Hypothetical monthly mortgage payments reflect hypothetical Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance, and Home Owners Association dues amounts. These figures and rates are for educational purposes only and do not reflect an official mortgage loan offer. **This does not constitute tax advice.

What's Your Home Worth?

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Home Improvement Projects With The Highest ROI February 14, 2020

Home Improvement Projects With The Highest ROI

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Questions to Ask Before Buying a Fixer-Upper in Ohio February 10, 2020

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Fixer-Upper in Ohio

The last thing you want to do is purchase a home that ends up costing you more to fix than you calculated for. So before you spend a lot of your time and money on a fixer-upper, you need to know the questions to ask first. Is the Investment Worth It? Deciding on whether to […]

When a House Becomes a Home February 8, 2020

When a House Becomes a Home

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home in , but more often than not we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the size or shape of a living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent […]

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Valerie Stefancin - Mortgage Loan Officer

NMLS# 214033

(216) 570-5343

20545 Center Ridge Road #250 Rocky River, OH 44116

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