Tag Archives: Pre-Approval

Mortgage 101 on July 2, 2018

What is the Morty Pre-Approval? How is it Different?

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

A mortgage pre-approval letter in-hand takes the stress out of house hunting. Instead of wasting your time looking at homes out of your price range—or worrying about whether you qualify for a mortgage at all—being pre-approved for a mortgage means you can conduct…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on January 8, 2018

Here’s What’s Wrong with Mortgage Pre-Approvals

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

In 2018, mortgage pre-approvals are absolutely essential to the home buying process. Some real estate professionals won’t work with borrowers who haven’t been pre-approved for a mortgage. Sellers rely on pre-approval letters to help determine whether a potential buyer can…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on December 25, 2017

Does Bigger = Better When it Comes to Borrowing Your Mortgage?

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

The wisdom espoused by some real estate professionals (and occasionally by well-meaning friends and family) goes something like this: When buying a home, go ahead and spend every cent of what a  lender is willing to finance for your mortgage….

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on December 18, 2017

Can I Really Afford What My Pre-Approval Letter Says I Can Afford?

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

As a soon-to-be-homebuyer, you did the smart thing and got pre-approved for a mortgage. Now, you’ve now got a pre-approval letter in hand—and on that pre-approval letter, you’ve got an expected monthly mortgage payment amount and a maximum home price….

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on December 11, 2017

Four Things You’ll Need to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

Pre-approved borrowers rest a little easier than other wanna-be homeowners, knowing that they’ve already jumped through most of the hoops to qualify for a mortgage. Sellers are happier with pre-approved borrowers, too, because sellers can trust those buyers’ offers. As…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on December 4, 2017

When Should a Homebuyer Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage?

As a soon-to-be homeowner, you know that you’ll have to sort out your future mortgage at some point before collecting the keys for your future home. What you may not know is exactly when in the homebuying process you should…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on November 27, 2017

Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for Your Mortgage

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

If you’ve ever gone to the store without your wallet, you know how embarrassing and frustrating it can be to want to buy something and suddenly discover that you’re unable to pay for it. When you’re buying something as important…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on November 20, 2017

What is a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

Most first time homebuyers don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars just sitting in their bank accounts. If you need financing to purchase a home, you’ll need to be able to show a seller definitive proof that you can actually secure…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...

Mortgage 101 on August 1, 2017

Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Will Save You Hassle and Heartache

Part of our Pre-Approval Series

You wouldn’t go to the grocery store without bringing your wallet. And for major purchases like home appliances or furniture, you’d make sure you had enough money (or credit) to cover the cost of that new dishwasher or sofa before…

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Vacation Home and Investment Property Mortgages
July 16, 2018

Buying a second home or an investment property is a dream for many homeowners. But getting a vacation home mortgage or an investment property mortgage is more complicated than getting a mortgage for your primary residence. If you’re thinking about...