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Valerie Stefancin

Valerie Stefancin

Mortgage Loan Officer

(440)356-3242 ext. 221
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
Learn More

Calculate Your Mortgage

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Monthly Taxes $1421

Monthly HOA $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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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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Monthly VA Payment

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.

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Valerie Stefancin - Mortgage Loan Officer

NMLS# 214033

(440)356-3242 ext. 221

20545 Center Ridge Road #250 Rocky River, OH 44116

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