An Overview of the Mortgage Loan Process

There's no doubt ; getting a mortgage is a complex process. You would not be looking up loan information if you could get a mortgage loan in a single day by filling out a simple application. We do 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 main steps involved in getting a mortgage loan.

Step one: determine how much you can borrow

A couple of factors determine this amount. What kind of monthly payment are you looking for? What is the maximum you can borrow from a lender, given your income and credit history? You can get a good idea of your preferred payment abount using the calculators on our website. We'll also help you through different scenarios by asking a few simple questions. Based on standard lender guidelines, we'll get you a good idea of what kind of terms and loan program you can expect to benefit most from.

Step two: pre-qualify for your loan

This is where the process really begins and you save the most money. You will supply information about your current job, assets, and residence history. You'll provide information on your employment, asset, and residence history. We get your permission to run your credit score and report. After we've reviewed the provided information, we'll provide a pre-qualificaiton letter. With this letter, your REALTOR® will negotiate the best deal for your new home. The pre-qual letter gives you buying clout! While you're shopping for your new home with your real estate agent, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

After you've signed the offer and the sellers accept it, you should apply for the loan. It's very easy, and you can apply online, right here on our site. After the offer has been accepted and you have submitted your loan application, we'll order the professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: your loan is funded

Your REALTOR® and the seller's will work together to designate an escrow/title company to take care of the funding of your loan. We'll work with this company to make sure all the papers your lender needs are avaiailable, and you will probably}likely sign everything at this company's officeWe work with with this company on your date of closing. Since you don't need to coordinate this process, you get to concentrate on the move, paint colors, carpet, and the fun parts of getting a new house.

You've answered a few questions, given us lots of information, applied online, and Before you know it, you'll be moving! America's Money Source is in the business of mortgage loans; you're not — so we do the work. Doesn't that make sense?

Have questions about the loan process? Call America's Money Source at (407) 898-7559. We answer questions about the loan process every day.

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