Adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) are not as popular as fixed rate mortgages but still make up a significant part of the total housing market. The primary advantage of an ARM is that it offers a lower initial interest rate and monthly payment than a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. The lower initial interest rate can be fixed for up to ten years.

During the initial fixed rate period, the interest rate will be lower than what it would have been had the borrower taken out a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. However, after the initial fixed rate period is over, the interest rate most likely will rise at a regular interval based on several factors.

Some borrowers are willing to take the risk of their rate rising considerably because they believe the savings realized in the early years is worth the risk. Some believe that they will be able to refinance before the fixed rate period ends. Interest rates do run in cycles, but the problem is one never knows how long or short the cycles will be.

Why get an adjustable rate mortgage?

  • Save thousands in payments vs. a fixed rate loan during the initial period.

  • Use the savings to pay down other debt or for whatever you like.

  • Great option if you intend to refinance or sell your home in an expected time frame.

  • Put as little as 5% down (FHA 3.5%), or

  • Refinance up to 95% of your home’s value

At Shoreline Mortgage we offer ARM programs with initial fixed rate periods of 5, 7 and 10 years. Visit our specific ARM program pages to see if an ARM program is right for you.

Why talk to one of our Licensed Loan Advisors??

Talking to a Licensed Loan Advisor is an important step to getting the right mortgage loan. Everybody has different loan needs and a mortgage banker knows which questions to ask in order to best match you with the right loan and monthly payment. Since we have a strict No Steering policy, you can be assured that the loan option suggested to you will fit your needs.

Your loan advisor will also explain all the steps–from getting started, to locking in your low rate, to closing your loan fast, in little as 30 days or less!!. Because we are a direct lender, if you have any questions during the loan process, you will have one direct number enabling you to get quick answers straight from the source.

Client Testimonials – What Our Customers are Saying

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Throughout the entire process of purchasing my first home, Michael gave me the kind of service and guidance that made me feel as though my needs were his highest priority, and sometimes even his only priority. I certainly felt as though Michael made a significant effort to establish trust and a personal rapport with me, which is critically important for me when dealing in financial matters. As it relates to knowledge of the industry and available products, Michael's level of expertise is yet another reason to feel as though your needs are in the best hands. I have already recommended Michael to three people, and plan to continue doing so whenever a friend, colleague, or family member is considering buying a home or refinancing.

Justin Vizaro Miami, FL

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I am more than satisfied with services of Shoreline Mortgage .  I worked through this process with Michael Minkoff. Since the first day until the closing date he was very profesional , very dedicated to his work , very knowledgeable mortgage person , always available with all questions, always available with the best answers. He made the process very smooth.  His words always were... no worry , we will make it happens .  We did .!!!. I will use Michael and  this company for my future purchases or refinance and will definitely recommend his services to family and friends . I can't thank him enough. Thank you Michael for everything. You made it posible . Thank you!

Maylene R. Miami, Fl

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My fiance and I purchased our first home last year and we didn’t understand anything about the mortgage process. We met with one broker and we were still confused. We were advised to meet with Michael Minkoff. Michael is extremely knowledgeable and attentive which made both of us feel so comfortable. Everything went so smoothly, and he locked us in at the lowest possible interest rate. We couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Shoreline Mortgage made us feel like we were one of their top clients.

David Houle Parkland, Fl

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Michael Minkoff and Shoreline Mortgage proved to be honest, efficient, motivated, knowledgeable and gave us a great rate with a timely closing. I will definitely use their services again and can say that I am completely happy with their services. I was referred to them by a friend and now am happy to pass on my wonderful experiences with others!

Dr. Phyllis Hart Land O Lakes Florida

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5 stars , great very smooth process.

Shelley Fromm Plantation, Fl

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Our particular residential situation was unusually complicated because we had to choose loan size/package, we have multiple rental properties with mortgages and have multiple income streams not dominated by traditional employment. Michael Minkoff was extremely effective at helping us navigate through all of this complexity in a very organized, helpful fashion to an excellent financial and personal conclusion. Thank you, Michael.

George H. Schofield Lakewood Ranch, FL

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The service and personal attention we received from Michael Minkoff was exceptional and beyond what we were expecting! His knowledge of the local and national market and his commitment in finding us the best rate helped us in our search for our dream home. As first time home buyers everything was new to us and the most important thing we wanted was someone we could trust to give us the best advice. After patiently going through every figure and explaining what each payment was for, Michael made sure we were comfortable and sure of our decisions. He was there for us every step of the way. I'm glad we chose his services and would recommend him to anyone buying a home.

Thomas Coyle Clearwater, Fl

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When I purchased my home last summer, it was the first time I would do so on my own. I had minimal experience with the paperwork and the overall process. The patience extended to me by Michael Minkoff was truly amazing. He walked me through every step of the way. He was knowledgeable, professional, and downright kind. I was and I am very grateful to him for his assistance. I wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Minkoff. Anybody who does business with him will not regret the choice. There are many companies out there, but the knowledge and service extended by Mr. Minkoff by far exceeds the others in the same industry.

Mercy Jacobson Plantation, Florida

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I worked with Michael to buy a home in Miami. From my first interaction with Michael to the last moment of the closing, Michael was extraordinarily responsive, attentive and kind. Michael is the consummate professional. He is incredibly patient and knowledgeable about the entire real estate industry. I give him my highest recommendation and would not hesitate to use him again in the future.

Judi Haberkorn Miami, FL

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I have used Michael for a mortgage and refinance on two properties. He is very knowledgeable and quick with responses. Both went perfectly and his numbers were spot on. I even referred him to family and friends, all of whom had a great experience. I plan to use Shoreline Mortgage for future investments.

Mike Amendola Deerfield Beach, FL

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Adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) are not as popular as fixed rate mortgages but still make up a significant part of the total housing market. The primary advantage of an ARM is that it offers a lower initial interest rate and monthly payment than a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. The lower initial interest rate can be fixed for up to ten years.

During the initial fixed rate period, the interest rate will be lower than what it would have been had the borrower taken out a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. However, after the initial fixed rate period is over, the interest rate most likely will rise at a regular interval based on several factors.

Some borrowers are willing to take the risk of their rate rising considerably because they believe the savings realized in the early years is worth the risk. Some believe that they will be able to refinance before the fixed rate period ends. Interest rates do run in cycles, but the problem is one never knows how long or short the cycles will be.

Why get an adjustable rate mortgage?

  • Save thousands in payments vs. a fixed rate loan during the initial period.

  • Use the savings to pay down other debt or for whatever you like.

  • Great option if you intend to refinance or sell your home in an expected time frame.

  • Put as little as 5% down (FHA 3.5%), or

  • Refinance up to 95% of your home’s value

At Shoreline Mortgage we offer ARM programs with initial fixed rate periods of 5, 7 and 10 years. Visit our specific ARM program pages to see if an ARM program is right for you.

Why talk to one of our Licensed Loan Advisors??

Talking to a Licensed Loan Advisor is an important step to getting the right mortgage loan. Everybody has different loan needs and a mortgage banker knows which questions to ask in order to best match you with the right loan and monthly payment. Since we have a strict No Steering policy, you can be assured that the loan option suggested to you will fit your needs.

Your loan advisor will also explain all the steps–from getting started, to locking in your low rate, to closing your loan fast, in little as 30 days or less!!. Because we are a direct lender, if you have any questions during the loan process, you will have one direct number enabling you to get quick answers straight from the source.

Client Testimonials – What Our Customers are Saying

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I have used Mike at Shoreline many times. I keep going back because there is noone better to work with. I have used others but they simply cannot touch the personalized and professional service that Mike and Shoreline provide. I am a client for life.

David Templer North Miami Beach

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Mike Minkoff did an outstanding job with my two refinances at the same time! I asked many questions and came up with multiple scenarios and Mike was more than happy to answer everything. He went above and beyond and he knows his stuff.
I would suggest using him again without hesitation.

Peter Amendola Key Largo, FL

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Michael Minkoff was great. He worked through all the different ways we could structure our loan and helped us find the one that was absolutely best for our situation. I really appreciated how quick he was to respond to us throughout the process and yet I never felt rushed, as he made sure we understood everything happening throughout the process. I have been and will continue to recommended him to others I know looking for a mortgage.

Berry Long Longwood, FL

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I have used Michael for a mortgage and refinance on two properties. He is very knowledgeable and quick with responses. Both went perfectly and his numbers were spot on. I even referred him to family and friends, all of whom had a great experience. I plan to use Shoreline Mortgage for future investments.

Mike Amendola Deerfield Beach, FL

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We were looking at so many options for our Refi – 15  Year vs. 30 Year, combining two mortgages into one. We tried working with our bank, but became very frustrated at the inflexibility. We decide to talk to Michael because he had helped us so much with our first mortgage almost 10 years ago. Michael gave us the pros and cons of every option we discussed, and was always  open to running multiple scenarios for us. When we  finally chose the right financing plan for our needs, Michael guided us through every step of the way.

Henry Jost Fort Myers, FL

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I am more than satisfied with services of Shoreline Mortgage .  I worked through this process with Michael Minkoff. Since the first day until the closing date he was very profesional , very dedicated to his work , very knowledgeable mortgage person , always available with all questions, always available with the best answers. He made the process very smooth.  His words always were... no worry , we will make it happens .  We did .!!!. I will use Michael and  this company for my future purchases or refinance and will definitely recommend his services to family and friends . I can't thank him enough. Thank you Michael for everything. You made it posible . Thank you!

Maylene R. Miami, Fl

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This is the second house we've bough with Michael's help and he made it a painless process yet again. He is always on top of all of the paperwork needed to buy a house, it made it so easy on us. He is professional and such a pleasure to work with.

Erin Fromm Plantation, FL

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Working with Michael was the best decision we made. He was helpful and informative through the entire process. There were nights that he was up sending me emails about how to quickly repair my credit score, while most people would be sleeping. His dedication to customer service and finding the best mortgage to fit his clients needs is exactly why we will be calling Michael the next time we are purchasing a house.

David Long Orlando, FL

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I have used Shoreline Mortgage 4 times over the past 20 years. I would highly recommend to anyone.
Communication is over the top!! Night or day, email, phone, text, extremely quick to respond.
Michael explains the entire process from beginning to ending at the closing. He is professional, experienced
extremely patient, kind and available to help any time.

Cynthia Rogers Plantation Florida

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I worked with Michael to buy a home in Miami. From my first interaction with Michael to the last moment of the closing, Michael was extraordinarily responsive, attentive and kind. Michael is the consummate professional. He is incredibly patient and knowledgeable about the entire real estate industry. I give him my highest recommendation and would not hesitate to use him again in the future.

Judi Haberkorn Miami, FL

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