About the Loan Process

Make no mistake, there's a lot involved when you get a mortgage loan. You wouldn't be looking up loan information if you could get a mortgage loan in one day by filling out a simple application. We do most of the heavy lifting for you, so you can concentrate on what's important — preparing to move into your new home or saving money.

Getting a home loan involves four major steps.

Step one: Decide on your maximum loan amount

A couple of factors determine this amount. What kind of monthly payment are you looking for? And given your unique credit and employment history, income and debt, and goals, how much will a lender loan you? You can get a good idea of your preferred payment abount using the calculators on our website. And we can guide you to the right loan amount and best program for you when you answer a few quewstions. 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 Real Property Finance will begin to save you money. You will give us details about your employment, your assets, and residence history. You'll provide information on your employment, asset, and residence history. We will get your credit report and score (with your permission, of course). After we've reviewed the provided information, we'll provide you with a pre-qualificaiton letter. Your REALTOR® will use your pre-qual (as they may call it) in order to make the best offer on the home you choose. The pre-qual letter gives you buying clout! While you're shopping for a new house with your REALTOR™, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

After you've signed the offer and the sellers have accepted, it's time to apply for the loan. It couldn't be easier, and you can apply online, right here on our website. Finally, we'll order the appraisal of your new home.

Step four: your loan is funded

The agents will find an escrow/title company to handle the "funding" of the loan and closing of the sale. We'll work with this company to ensure all the papers your lender requires are in order, and you'll probably}likely sign everything at their officeWe do all the work to coordinate with the title company to set your date to close. Since you will not have to coordinate this process, you can concentrate on moving, painting, carpet, and the details involved in moving into a new house.

You've answered a few questions, provided detailed information, applied online, and before you know it, you're deciding when to move in! We take care of the mortgage legwork so you can focus on finding the new home that's right for you.

Have questions about the loan process? Call Real Property Finance at 310-379-5997. Real Property Finance answers loan process questions every day.

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