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This type of coverage can be had in either the form of life insurance or disability insurance. A life insurance policy can be of a type that has progressively lower indemnity benefits that roughly correlate with the balance owing on the mortgage.

A disability policy compensates for lost income due to a covered disability--an inability to work. Those benefits may ve used to make mortgage payments, or for any other purpose.

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Q: Is there an insurance that will pay your mortgage payments in case of job loss or disability?
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Is private mortgage insurance the same as homeowners insurance?

They are not the same. Homeowner's insurance insures the property: dwelling, personal property, other structures on the property, etc. Private mortgage insurance pays the mortgage in case of the death or disability of the mortgagor.


The Value of Mortgage Insurance to All Consumers?

Many people do not realize the importance of purchasing a mortgage insurance policy. A mortgage insurance policy is even more important than the things that are in the home, considering if something happens to default the mortgage loan, the lender is protected. With mortgage insurance, the insurance company basically becomes the beneficiary in the case of any default against the borrower although the borrower purchases the insurance and pays the premiums. Also, many homeowners or buyers do not know that mortgage insurance is a necessity or requirement when it comes to getting any type of home loan to purchase a property. There are two main types of mortgage insurance, Private Mortgage Insurance and Mortgage Protection Insurance. With Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI, if a consumer doesn't hold at least twenty percent equity or cannot put a twenty percent down payment on the mortgage loan a PMI may become a requirement to get any mortgage loan. This is because the PMI is used to protect the lender against any loss in case of default. There is Borrower paid PMI which is where the consumer pays an insurance premium. There is also Lender paid PMI which means the lender pays for the PMI and the lender recovers any premium costs by adding it to the mortgage loan interest charges. The second type is Mortgage Protection Insurance. This type is available in the case that the consumer cannot make their monthly mortgage payments due to financial hardships, illnesses or injuries and other such issues. Within this category is Mortgage Life Insurance which covers the remaining amount of the mortgage loan in case of death. There is also Mortgage Disability Insurance that covers the consumer in the event that the person becomes physically disabled. This coverage usually only pays about fifty to seventy percent of the person's yearly salary towards mortgage payments. A consumer may also get a combination of Life and Disability Mortgage Protection, but it is wise to compare different policies and be knowledgeable of the policies before committing to them. In conclusion, Mortgage insurance policies are in place to protect the lenders but also have options such as the Life and Disability Protection policies to protect the consumer. In any case, every consumer should research the differences, ask questions about premium costs and coverage and not settle for merely one policy if the others may be available to them.


Can disability insurance be taken for medical bills in Colorado?

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Does homeowners insurance pay off your mortgage if you are sick and dying?

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How much is disablility insurance?

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Your husband has the mortgage in his name only we also have mortgage insurance and we have the deed in both of our names if he dies would the mortgage company get the house or would the wife?

The mortgage insurance you are referring to is most likely the standard mortgage insurance that is on a loan above 80% of the value of the house. This MI covers the lender in case of the borrower defaulting on the loan. It does nothing to help the borrower. If you are on the deed then you still own the house if your husband dies but if you cannot either refinance the mortgage or continue to pay the monthly payments then the lender will ultimately foreclose on the house and repossess it. What you need is a life insurance policy that will pay off the balance on the mortgage in case of the death of the mortgage holder.


What is mortage insurance?

The term Mortgage Insurance can mean different things to different people and in a variety of situations. I have heard it refer to life insurance designed to pay off a mortgage balance due to death of an insured person. another type of Mortgage Insurance is products such a PMI, which indemnifies a bank or mortgage company in the case of a default on a mortgage loan. In this type of mortgage insurance the person who takes out the loan pays the premiums through their house payments, but will not receive any benefit from the insurance as the only one who gets paid is the bank or mortgage company. The insurance company can then still come after the borrower for the amount of their loss.


What are the benefits of disability insurance?

Disability insurance covers you in case you are not able to work due to a disability. This may pay for your bills, medical expenses, and other costs of living.


What are the terms for one to qualify for the Prudential Disability Insurance?

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Do you have to carry mortgage insurance?

No you don't have to, but you would be a fool not to carry enough insurance to cover your mortgage! However, most mortgage lenders do require it, and if so, they will not make the loan if you refuse to carry the mortgage insurance. In that case, the choice is yours.


Who should have mortgage insurance?

Are you referring to mortgage insurance that is added to your monthly payment in case of default? Anyone with an ltv at 80% or greater. Or are you talking about mortgage life insurance? These are two very different things. You only need mortgage life insurance if you do not already have a life insurance policy that is adequate to pay off the mortgage.


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