What Responsibilities Do I Have During The Lending Process?

To ensure you won’t fall victim to loan fraud, as you’ll see in this video, be sure to follow all of these steps as you apply for a loan: Be sure to read and understand everything before you sign. Refuse to sign any blank documents. Do not buy property for...

How Do I Choose The Best Loan Program For Me?

The video puts this in more visual terms, but your personal situation will determine the best kind of loan for you. By asking yourself a few questions, you can help narrow your search among the many options available and discover which loan suits you best. Do you...

How Do I Choose The Right Lender For Me?

There are some great tips in this video. Choose your lender carefully. Look for financial stability and a reputation for customer satisfaction. Be sure to choose a company that gives helpful advice and that makes you feel comfortable. A lender that has the authority...

Can Creditors Collect Information Beyond The 6 Required Pieces?

In addition to the required pieces: Name Income Social Security Number Property Address Estimated Property Value Mortgage Amount Sought a creditor may collect whatever additional information they deem necessary. However, as soon as you have provided the 6 required...

What Is An Appraisal?

Every house is unique; appraisers are trained and licensed for expertise in putting a value on properties. Appraisers don’t work for the buyer or the seller;  their primary mission is actually to protect the lender who’s risking money against the...

What Happens After I’ve Applied For My Loan?

Once you’ve supplied the 6 required piece of information and included any other information the lender deemed necessary, you’ll receive a Loan Estimate within 3 business days. Once all the information has been verified IF the loan is approved the lender...