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The Skinny on Pre Qualification Getting pre-qualified is the initial step in the mortgage process, and it’s generally fairly simple. You supply a bank or lender with your overall financial picture, including your debt, income and assets. After evaluating this information, a lender can give you an idea of the mortgage amount for which you qualify. Pre-qualification can be done over the phone or on the internet, and there is usually no cost involved. Loan pre-qualification does not include an analysis of your credit report or an in-depth look at your ability to purchase a home. The Skinny on Pre Approval Getting pre-approved is the next step, and it tends to be much more involved. You’ll complete an official mortgage application, then supply the lender with the necessary documentation to perform an extensive check on your financial background and current credit rating. (Typically at this stage, you will not have found a house yet, so any reference to “property” on the application will be left blank). From this, the lender can tell you the specific mortgage amount for which you are approved. You’ll also have a better idea of the interest rate you will be charged on the loan. With pre-approval, you will receive a conditional commitment in writing for an exact loan amount, allowing you to look for a home at or below that price level. Obviously, this puts you at an advantage when dealing with a
Much time has passed, and many people don’t really know how the whole Subprime Mortgage Meltdown happened. People who have seen the recent movie, “The Big Short” have a much better idea, but for those who have not, take a look at this quick video and you will have a better understanding of just what happened. It is pretty funny, but has a few “bad” words in the text near the end, so for the easily offended…harden yourselves! Trust me, you will come out enlightened…..or something else. Cheers, Craig Sutliff Mortgage & Real Estate Consultant The GreenHouse Group. Cell: 619-857-4954 Email: Craig@GreenMeansGrow.com
How to choose a real estate agent to help you buy or sell a home. Most people start their search online or seek the advice of friends. Some people will seek out top producing agents or start at some of the big companies such as Century 21 or Prudential. But, will that guarantee you of an exceptional agent, or even, an exceptional experience? Experience shows that what matters most is finding an agent that you have a personal connection with, and who is going to have a laser-like focus on your needs and do everything to achieve the goals. If you’re looking for an agent that will work tirelessly for you, then look no further. Please give me a call or shoot me an e-mail and I will provide you with a free 90-minute consultation to find out exactly what you’re looking for, what is important to you, and to see if we are a good fit for each other. There is absolutely no obligation from this meeting, what really drives me is to leave people better than I found them. I look forward to hearing from you. Craig Sutliff Real Estate Consultant & Mortgage Planner The GreenHouse Group P: 619-857-4954 E: Craig@GreenMeansGrow.com BRE Lic# 01735288, NMLS ID#
Brexit for Breakfast, yum! So what does England withdrawing from the European Union mean for the mortgage and real estate market? Well, as I’m sure you’re already aware, we have had a massive sell-off in the stock market. The money that used to be invested in stocks, is now running to the safety of bonds. With the increased demand for bonds the price of bonds increases which, consequently, pushes the interest rate, or yield, of those bonds down. In turn, this translates into lower mortgage interest rates. So if you are buying a home or refinancing your current mortgage right now, your timing could be no better. Lower interest rates means lower payments and increased savings, something everyone loves! Additionally on the real estate side, these lower interest rates will increase your purchasing power and will allow you afford a higher-priced home without an increase in your monthly payment! The old adage that it only makes sense to refinance if you drop your interest rate by 1% made sense in the “old” days when most mortgage loans were around $100,000. But, most people have mortgage loans ranging from $300,000 to $600,000 and even .500% drop in interest rates could save you tens of thousands of dollars. So, for a free mortgage loan consultation to see if refinancing might make sense for you, or how much more purchasing power a lower rate will provide you, give me a call or shoot me an
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