The Mortgage Loan Process: an Overview

No doubt, a lot involved when you get a mortgage. You wouldn't be here on our website if you could complete a simple loan app and receive a great loan funded in one day. We do most of the heavy lifting for you, so you can concentrate on what's important — preparing to move into your new home or saving money.

There are four primary steps involved in getting a loan.

Step one: determine how much you can borrow

A couple of factors determine this amount. How much of a monthly payment can you afford? What is the maximum you can borrow from a lender, given your income and credit history? Use the calculators on our website to determine your monthly payment amount. And we can guide you to the right loan amount and best program for you when you answer a few quewstions. Because lender guidelines are fairly standard, we can give you a good idea of how much you can borrow after a short conversation.

Step two: pre-qualify for your loan

This is where the process really begins and you save the most money. You will give us details on your current job, your assets, and your residence history. You'll give us your employment, asset, and residence history information. We get your permission to pull your credit score and report. After we've finished reviewing your information, we'll provide you with a pre-qualificaiton letter. Handle it with care — it is a great tool for buying your new home! With this letter, your real estate agent will negotiate the best deal for your new home. While you're shopping for your new home with your REALTOR™, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply for your loan

After you've signed the offer and the sellers accept it, it's time to apply for the loan. Applying for a loan couldn't be much easier; you can apply right here on our site. After the seller has accepted your offer and you have submitted your loan application, we will order a professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: your loan is funded

The real estate agents will find an escrow/title company to handle the "funding" of the loan and closing of the sale. We'll coordinate with this company to ensure the papers your lender requires are in order, and you will probably}likely sign everything at their officeWe do all the work to coordinate with the title company on your closing date. Because you won't need to coordinate this process, you get to think about the move, if you're going to repaint, new carpet, and the fun parts of getting your new house.

You've answered a few questions, provided detailed information, applied online, and Before you know it, you'll be moving! We take care of the loan details so you can focus on finding your new home.

Have questions about the loan process? Call The Mortgage Firm - Team Meyers at (407) 889-4321. The Mortgage Firm - Team Meyers answers loan process questions every day.

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