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What are the best features of a COFI Option ARM?

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A COFI Option ARM is a common Option ARM. Unlike LIBOR ARMs which do not allow negative amortization, COFI Option ARMs are typical Option ARMs and deferred interest is a payment option, leading to negative amortization.

A COFI Option ARM will have less fluctuating rates than other Option ARMs. Since the COFI index is a little extraordinary, compared to other ARM rates following market conditions, COFI Option ARM are less predictable but more stable.

The Best About COFI Option ARMs

Those Option ARMs will have better protection for customers when the market trend favors rising rates. COFI is a slow changing index and borrowers taking a COFI Option ARM are less likely to suffer huge payment shock. However, the COFI ARM rates will not be the lowest, when rates are falling - much for the same reason.

However, COFI ARMs may have the lowest margins on the market and some lenders clearly have stated their appreciation for particular COFI ARMs as the best product in their target niche.

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