The Loan Process: an Overview

There is little doubt ; getting a mortgage is a complex process. You wouldn't be researching mortgage loans if you could get a loan in one day by filling out a simple application. But Ward Kilduff Mortgage does the heavy lifting so you can concentrate on your life rather than the mortgage loan.

Getting a mortgage loan involves four major milestones.

Step one: Decide on your maximum loan amount

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? 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. 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 rubber meets the road and you save the most money. You will give us information on your current job, assets, and your residence history. You'll supply information on your employment, asset, and residence history. We will get your credit report and score (with your permission, of course). After we have reviewed all this information we will give you a pre-qualification 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 looking for a new home with your REALTOR™, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

Once you have made the offer and the sellers have accepted, it's time to apply for the loan. Applying for a loan could not be much easier; you can apply right here on our site. Finally, we will order the appraisal of your new home.

Step four: your loan is funded

The real estate agents will find an escrow/title company to handle the "funding" and closing of the sale. We'll work with this company to make sure the papers your lender will need are in order, and you'll probably}likely sign everything at this company's officeWe coordinate with the title company on your closing date. Since you won't need to coordinate this process, you get to concentrate on moving logistics, painting, carpet, and the fun parts of moving into a new house.

You've answered a few questions, given us detailed information, applied , and the next thing you know, you are moving in! Ward Kilduff Mortgage is in the business of mortgage loans; you're not — so we take care of the details. Makes sense, doesn't it??

Have questions about the loan process? Call Ward Kilduff Mortgage at (860) 658-7100. Ward Kilduff Mortgage answers loan process questions every day.

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