Anaheim is the second-largest city in Orange County, California in terms of land area. It has a population of 352,456, which makes it the most populous city in Orange County. Anaheim is known for a number of destinations, including the Disneyland Resort, the Anaheim Convention Center, and two major sports teams: the Anaheim Ducks ice hockey club and the Los Angeles Angels baseball team. Moreover, Anaheim has beaches, shopping and art districts, restaurants, historic landmarks, and championship golf, allowing it to maintain a vibrant tourism industry that invites over 40 million visitors annually.
Like other cities in California, Anaheim’s median sale price is on the high side, clocking in at $580K in March from only $561K in February. According to Zillow, Anaheim home values have gone up by 2.0% over the past year and it predicts they will rise by 0.6% within the next year.
As of Friday, May 3, 2019, the mortgage rates in Anaheim are 4.34% for a 30-year fixed mortgage, 3.85% for a 15-year period, and 4.8% for a 5/1 ARM mortgage.
Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC. Carrington is a nationally licensed mortgage company with over 40 locations, including one in Anaheim on Douglas Road. The company offers a variety of low and no down payment home loans, fixed rate, and government (FHA, VA, USDA) loans. Since 2011, the firm has funded $22 billion’s worth of loans. The company’s website has a number of tools, including mortgage, refinance, comparison, and affordability calculators, in addition to online quotations and an online loan management system. Moreover, a favorable Zillow score puts this lender on ahead of its peers.
Mortgage Possible. Mortgage Possible is a subsidiary of Sun West Mortgage, a company that has over $9 billion’s worth of servicing portfolio. Its subsidiary offers conventional, FHA, jumbo, renovation and construction, and VA loans along with refinancing, reverse mortgages, and property investments. It has online application and loan calculators.
Right Start Mortgage. Founded in 1989, Anaheim-based Right Start Mortgage, Inc. is a full service mortgage banking firm specializing in conventional, VA, and FHA residential mortgages. As a Fannie Mae direct lender and approved Ginnie Mae seller and servicer, the company can offer competitive interest rates, including jumbo loan products up to two million dollars, in addition to FHA, conventional, and VA loans.
Vision One Mortgage. Based in Newport Beach, Vision One is a direct lender that offers sundry loan programs that Anaheim customers can take advantage of. The company has fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages, hybrid ARMs, HARP 2.0, FHA and VA loans, interest-only mortgages, and balloon and reverse mortgages. Its website lacks the flair of other websites, but makes up for it with functionality and tools.