Posts Tagged:

Loan Officer


Will a HELOC Affect Your Credit Score?

If you’re looking to get any other loans soon you should know how a HELOC might affect your credit score.
Mortgage Tips

What is a Mortgage Contingency?

A contingency is a condition that must be met before the home sale purchase can conclude.
Mortgage Tips

What’s the Difference Between the Sales Price and Appraised Value of a Home?

Difference Between Sales Price and Appraised Value of a Home
Mortgage Tips

What an 18% Jump in 2022 Conforming Loan Limits Means for Me

Federal Housing Finance Agency announced changes to the conforming loan limits for 2022
Mortgage Tips

What Are Mortgage Origination Fees?

What Are Mortgage Origination Fees?
VA Loans

Refinancing VA Loans | Things to know about Refinancing VA Loans!

Refinancing VA Loans
Mortgage Tips

Conventional Loan Requirements

I often say "it depends on your loan type" so today I'm breaking down the specific qualifications of a Conventional Loan including credit score, debt to income ratios, and more!
Mortgage Tips

Know How to Solve the Home Loan Puzzle and Discover the “One and Done” Mortgage Process

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.
First-Time Home Buyers

Trust the Process with Peace of Mind

Lenders have a responsibility to guide homeowners to a successful close right from the start. This increases the chances of an effective close and brings clients peace of mind.
First-Time Home Buyers

The Truth about Home Loan Application Denials

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.
Mortgage Tips

Refinancing Your Home Loan

Will your loan officer properly calculate your numbers when refinancing your home? Here’s what you need to know to avoid disaster when going through the process of refinancing your mortgage.
Mortgage Tips

Cash to Close and Escrow 101 When Buying A Home

What is cash to close and what does it mean to you? Find out in this post by expert loan officer and home loan expert Stephanie Weeks, detailing what cash to close is and giving you the basics on escrows.
Mortgage Tips

Debt To Income Ratio For Mortgage

In this video I explain everything you need to know about the debt to income ratio when applying for a mortgage, including what DTI is, how to calculate it, and what qualifies as a good debt to income ratio for various mortgage types.
Mortgage Tips

How to Calculate PMI

If you want to know how to calculate PMI on a loan, there are a lot of variables to consider. In this video I explain everything you need to know to calculate mortgage insurance the right way, including:
Mortgage Tips

Where To Get A Mortgage

Broker, Lender, or Bank? Stephanie Weeks breaks down the different types of lenders and the pros and cons of getting a mortgage loan from a mortgage broker, mortgage lender, or a bank.
Mortgage Tips

What To Look For In A Mortgage Lender

Getting a good rate on your mortgage or refinance is important, but choosing the right lender when buying or refinancing a home also comes down to finding someone you're comfortable working with.
Mortgage Tips

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs Adjustable Rate Mortgage

What you need to know when buying or refinancing a home.
Mortgage Tips

Choose Your Lender Carefully: Questions to Expect from the Right Mortgage Loan Officer

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.
Mortgage Tips

How to Protect Yourself When Securing A Home Loan: Two Inconsistencies to Prepare For

Are you protected from overlooking important aspects of securing a home loan? Here’s how to tell and two inconsistencies to prepare for.
Mortgage Tips

Home Loan Success Requires Becoming a “Flexible” Buyer

Are you flexible? Flexibility is required in successfully navigating the home loan and approval process. Here’s how and why to become a flexible buyer.
Mortgage Refinance

4 Things You Should Know If You're Thinking of Refinancing Your Mortgage

Youtube Video: 4 Things You Should Know If You're Thinking of Refinancing Your Mortgage
Mortgage Tips

Easily Calculate the Actual Cost of Your Mortgage Interest Rate!

Easily Calculate the Actual Cost of Your Mortgage Interest Rate Video

I'm on Instagram!

View Profile