To know how to solve the home loan puzzle, you have to understand the rules and the important roles that are part of the mortgage approval process. Learn about the different parties you will work with while going through the home loan process and how to increase your chances of an approval in this post from loan officer and mortgage expert Stephanie Weeks.
Loan applications are often denied, but should they be? In this post, we take a dip into home loan denials, why there are so many, and how to avoid getting the dreaded call that your home loan or refinancing request has been denied.
How is mortgage appraisal different from the estimated value from your realtor? What goes into a mortgage appraisal? How will it affect your loan approval process? Can the appraiser just really guess a number and just roll with it?
Are you considering getting a mortgage with a new job, but not sure if it will prevent you from being approved? In this video I talk about what your mortgage lender considers when you're buying a house with a new job, and give a few examples to help demonstrate!
When you are getting ready to buy a home there are a lot of expenses to consider in your budget beyond your monthly mortgage payment and down payment. In this video I cover a number of different expenses you should know about when getting ready to buy a home.
In this video I explain why that is, I talk about the different types of credit score (such as the fico score), and I explain what kind of credit score you need if you want to get the best mortgage rate and price.
Terms and phrases key to understanding the mortgage loan process. As a mortgage loan officer, sometimes it feels like I'm speaking another language to my clients, so I made this video with the most important mortgage terms to know if you're buying or refinancing a home.
Choosing the right lender is like interviewing a potential employee or going on a first date. Not only should you ask questions; you should expect the loan officer to ask questions as well. Here are the questions you should expect potential lenders to ask.
Every year an average of 21 million people apply for mortgages in the US, and only around 7 million close. I'm on a mission is to change that by spreading mortgage education. Sign up for my newsletter to be a part of my Mortgage Peace Movement!
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