down payment: Pre-approval Process Tips - 10/26/15 04:09 AM
In today's real estate world everyone is looking for a edge to purchase a new home, so we thought we'd give you Pre-approval process Tips.  The pre-approval process is the first step in the mortgage process  and gets you set up to purchase your dream home, and also helps your lender determine what home loan you qualify for. Whether it's an FHA, USDA, VA and Conventional loans, you'll need to get pre-approved through a local lender and we'd like to help you get ready for getting pre-approved!
Keep it togetherThe Darren Copeland Mortgage Team tries to do all the work up-front … (0 comments)

down payment: FHA Loans Lee's Summit - 09/08/15 11:29 PM
We try to write an informative article everyday and today we'd like to focus on FHA Loans Lee's Summit.  Both are great in their own way: FHA Loans are great for first time home buyers and for folks who don't have a down payment and Lee's Summit Missouri is a great community close to the "big city" of Kansas City but has the feel of a small town.  That's why we're proud to be located there and happy to help you with an FHA Loan and all your mortgage pre-approval needs.
We'd like to explain just a couple things about the FHA … (0 comments)

down payment: What Can I Afford - 09/01/15 12:53 AM
What Can I Afford? That's a question that's usually asked first to us as mortgage lenders, but how do we figure out this amount?  Well, it's not an educated guess, that's for sure, we use a lot of tools to figure this out as you're beginning the home loan process.  It's also better for you to know what you can afford when you're looking to purchase a home, let's say that you're going out on your home buying journey, and you find a house that is perfect, so then you call Darren Copeland, (your lender) to get pre-approved. Your lender … (0 comments)

down payment: The best way to get an FHA Loan in Lee's Summit - 08/19/15 11:34 PM
If your buying a home & considering Lee's Summit Missouri as an option, I'd like to share with you The best way to get an FHA Loan in Lee's Summit.  While we could spend hours and hours discussing what a great place Lee's Summit MO is to live; with its great schools and amenties that rival any place around the metro, we can't blame you for looking for a home there.
Rather than talk about all the things that are great about Lee's Summit, we'd reather talk to you about The best way to get an FHA Loan in Lee's Summit, because … (3 comments)

down payment: Lee's Summit FHA Loans - 08/11/15 12:36 AM
If your considering buying your first home and you live near Lee's Summit, MO, then you need to know more about Lee's Summit FHA Loans.  FHA Home Loans are one of the best mortgage programs out there and are actually designed to help people purchase their first home, or to help those who can't afford to pay the 20% down payment that conventional mortgages require.  If this is you, then consider taking a moment to listen to one of Lee's Summit Missouri's best mortgage lenders: Darren Copeland. 
Darren has been doing FHA home loans for over 10 years and many people consider … (2 comments)

down payment: What is the 3.5% in an FHA home loan - 07/06/15 02:59 AM
What is the 3.5% in an FHA home loan?  We get asked this a lot and so we sat down with a realtor that we work with regularly and had a quick discussion that can help you understand what that 3.5% really means.  The FHA home loan is a great mortgage and really can make it possible for first time home buyers to move into that first home.  If you're wanting to take the first step, then watch this video and get preapproved online here.
Call us at (816) 268-4025 if you have any other questions that we can help you understand, … (2 comments)

down payment: Lee's Summit Home Loan - 06/23/15 12:49 AM
While working on a project, I realized that I didn't have all the tools to get the job done, and that's a must for projects, Your Lee's Summit Home Loan is just like that.  You want to have all the right tools to get the job done quick and stress-free.  While my project didn't go so well (I always end up going to home depot 5 or 6 times!) The Darren Copeland Mortgage Team can help you with all the right tools to get the job done well, quickly and with as little stress as possible.
If you're looking for an FHA … (1 comments)

down payment: 3 Reasons an FHA Home Loan might be right for you - 05/06/15 11:51 PM
IF you're wanting to purchase a home, let me share with you 3 Reasons an FHA Home Loan might be right for you and how you can get pre-approved for an FHA Loan.
When it comes to buying a home, it really is a huge investment, people save for years to get a down payment, but if you're not one of the 'saving' type people then you might consider the FHA mortgage program because of it's lower down payment. Instead of having to pay the full 20% down payment that is required by the conventional loan program, you'll only have to pay … (0 comments)

down payment: FHA Loans Grandview - 04/21/15 03:33 AM
If you're interested in finding a home in one of the many great Kansas City Suburbs - look no further than FHA Loans Grandview.  You've probably heard of the FHA Home Loan before but did you know that you don't just have to be a first time home buyer to qualify for it!  It can be a great mortgage program for people who don't have a large down payment to put down on a new house. 
LeaderOne Financial's Darren Copeland (founder of KC Loan Tips) is an experienced Kansas City MO area lender who specializes in FHA Home Loans, along with several … (0 comments)

down payment: What's the benefit of a 20% down payment - 04/09/15 01:10 AM
There are a lot of great mortgage loan options out there, but What's the benefit of a 20% down payment?  Does it really change the terms of getting a home loan that much?  To answer this common questions we're using our youtube channel, a local Lee's Summit Missouri Mortgage expert and a local Kansas City MO realtor to let you know these benefits!
Darren Copeland of LeaderOne Financial and the website KC Loan Tips is a home loan expert who loves to have clients learn during the entire mortgage loan process, and understand what they are getting into as they journey towards … (0 comments)

down payment: Options for a Down Payment - 02/24/15 10:57 PM
One of the parts of the mortgage process that people tend to forget theyt have Options for a Down Payment and we totally understand, amidst all the closing costs, home price negotiations, and all the other numbers that factor into the whole home loan process, it's easy to forget!  Darren Copeland (from KC Loan Tips) and his team at LeaderOne Financial, have tons of experience in helping people find ways they can make their downpayment.  In the short video below Darren discusses many of the Options for a Down Payment that are available to you, we highly encourage you to watch … (0 comments)

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This is Darren Copeland's Blog, Darren is a Senior Mortgage consultant and mortgage banker in Lees Summit, MO and for the rest of the Kansas City Area with Leader One Financial. We specialize in Home Mortgage loans specifically FHA loans, VA Loans, Conventional loans and even reverse mortgages for seniors! Check our blog for information about Home Loans and Mortgage tips and news for Home Buyers and; Real Estate Agents! Call us today to get started (816) 268-4025



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