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What is the Difference Between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?
November 3, 2021

What is the Difference Between Pre-approval and Pre-qualification?

What is Pre-Qualification? So, you want to know how much house you can afford? A pre-qualification is the most basic way a loan officer can guestimate the loan amount you may qualify for. You provide ...


What is a VA Jumbo Loan?
November 15, 2021

What is a VA Jumbo Loan?

Requirements for a VA Jumbo Loan VA jumbo loans require standard property and appraisal requirements. Additionally, the home must be a primary residence and it must pass basic inspections including fo...


7 Steps to Make an Offer on a House
September 27, 2021

7 Steps to Make an Offer on a House

1. Find Your Home Before you can make an offer on the perfect house you of course have to find it. With online home search tools, it’s easier than ever to search for properties at anytime during you...


How to Buy a House in 2022
March 22, 2022

How to Buy a House in 2022

Step 1: Determine If You’re Ready to Buy a House Are you excited about buying your new home? Know that preparation is a huge step that can save you a lot of time along the way. Rounded up below are ti...


November 12, 2018

The Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act

The ranks of self-employed individuals are growing, leading to a greater awareness of the financial challenges facing people who are their own bosses. While companies that take advantage of "gig" hiri...


How Important is Credit in the Mortgage Application Process?
April 17, 2021

How Important is Credit in the Mortgage Application Process?

Your Credit History Your credit report is a representation of your last seven years of financial activity. It shows lenders how you have managed past accounts and how you are currently handling debt. ...


Your credit score and how it differs from your credit report
August 23, 2021

Your credit score and how it differs from your credit report

What is your credit report? A credit report is an extensive record of your financial history and how you’ve handled the obligation to repay your loans. Depending on how long you’ve been attached to li...


Industry Terminology: Loan Modification
April 23, 2021

Industry Terminology: Loan Modification

What is Loan Modification? Simply put, loan modification refers to any change or alteration that a lender makes to a loan. A loan modification could include a reduction in the interest rate, an increa...


The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage
March 1, 2021

The Benefits of Using a Loan Officer for Your Mortgage

What is a Loan Officer? As James Taylor famously reminds us in his hit song written by Carole King, “Now, ain’t it good to know that you got a friend?” If you have ever experienced a complex financial...