Navigating Your Adjustable Rate Mortgage: A Guide to Success

Navigating Your Adjustable Rate Mortgage: A Guide to Success

  • David Dippong
  • 11/1/23

Navigating Your Adjustable Rate Mortgage: A Guide to Success

**1. Understanding Your ARM

If you're wondering when your adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) will increase, check your loan agreement for the adjustment period details. Common periods are annually, but some ARMs adjust more frequently.

**2. Quantifying the Increase

Determine the potential rate increase by checking the index your ARM is tied to and adding the margin. This information is in your loan documents.

**3. Facing Financial Challenges

If the new payments are beyond your budget, don't panic. Contact your mortgage provider immediately to discuss options.

**4. Engaging with Professionals

Real Estate Professional: A real estate agent can provide insights into local market trends and help you decide if selling or refinancing is a viable option.

Mortgage Provider: Reach out to your mortgage provider to explore alternatives, such as loan modification or refinancing.

**5. David Dippong's Expertise

Assessment: David will assess your financial situation within the real estate context and provide personalized advice tailored to your needs.

Options and Strategies: He can help you explore various real estate options and strategies to mitigate the impact of rate increases.

Long-Term Planning: David will assist in creating a long-term real estate plan to secure your financial stability.


Navigating an adjustable rate mortgage with an adjustment in the near future can be challenging, but with the right information and a seasoned real estate advisor like David Dippong, you can successfully manage the changes while still heading towards your long-term real estate or wealth goals. Reach out to David Dippong and take proactive steps to secure your real estate well-being and learn more about your options.

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I will help you achieve your goals to buy a home, sell your home, and/or invest in real estate in any market. As a real estate advisor I will guide you through the process, whether you want to buy one home or build wealth in a real estate portfolio for your retirement. When you are willing to take the first step towards achieving your real estate goals, give me a call. I look forward to assisting in any way possible.