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Buyers are often misinformed or unaware of the difference between being prequalified and being preapproved. As the mortgage industry changes, you hear about new lending and appraisal practices that add to the confusion. Credit score requirements and interest rates have seem to be on the rise which of course seems to make things more confusing.
Prequalified vs Preapproved
Prequalified – review of credit, income and assets Preapproval – run through Automated Underwriting and review of credit, income and assets. Is it a real approval?
Is the prequalification or preapproval worth the paper it’s written (3 comments)
loan process: The Scoop on the 2009 Homebuyer Tax Credit - 08/11/09 01:52 PM
The New & Improved 2009 Tax Credit for First-Time Home Buyers Welcome to the ever-changing world of residential real estate! It is often changing as interest rates jump, drop, roll and everything in between. The newest addition to recent changes was The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 which authorizes a tax credit of up to $8,000 for qualified first-time home buyers that are purchasing a primary residence between January 1, 2009 and December 1, 2009. Please be aware that you must close AND fund by November 31, 2009 to qualify for this tax credit. The tax credit is intended to (0 comments)
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