leader1: Kansas City Mortgage Rates - 10/01/15 01:01 AM
We try to keep up with all the latest news in the mortgage world, just for you and we've just heard that Kansas City Mortgage Rates are at a 5 month low and you know what that means.  Don't you?  It means that now is the time to buy a house.  When rates are low that means you can get the most house for your money.  That's not the only way that Darren Copeland and his team at LeaderOne financial can help you; they are experts with home loans and experts at getting you the best deal for the right home … (0 comments)

leader1: The worst TRID advice - 09/30/15 05:12 AM
We're not making any bones about it, there's a lot that's going to change in just a few short days for mortgage folks like us, but The worst TRID advice we've seen so far is this: Don't worry it's not going to change that much.
Seriously. That's what they said.
I find that to be totally disturbing; it's like the Rebels in Star Wars thinking the Death Star was just a moon and not much to worry about, it's like everyone in Jurassic Park thinking dinosaurs would be a fun play-date, it's like someone thinking the shark in Jaws made a good cuddle … (3 comments)

leader1: Picking a Mortgage Program - 09/25/15 02:30 AM
Picking a mortgage program is one of the most important parts of your home buying process, it's probably #2 after buying the right home!   Darren Copeland's office, we're committed to helping you get into the best mortgage program for your situation and that means we want you to know and understand which loan is the best for you!  We'll go through our list and let you know the benefits for each loan program and that will help you decide which loan program is best for you and once you've got an idea of what you're looking for you can get … (0 comments)

leader1: 4 Great Loan Officer Traits - 09/24/15 12:00 AM
When choosing a mortgage lender to get your home loan, you're going to need to know these 4 great Loan Officer Traits.  The reason you need to know these is because all too often now the people you communicate with (especially online banks) are just in call centers, and it's better to have some local, and consistently there to help you with  your mortgage needs.  When you call Darren Copeland's office, you'll always hear the same people working on your loan. When you call to get pre-approved, it will be the same people; everytime! So here's a handy guide to what … (3 comments)

leader1: How do you pick a mortgage - 09/22/15 11:55 PM
We love the Kansas City area, especially the 54 surrounding communities that are great places to live like Lee's Summit, MO.  If you want to live in one of these areas we can help, but how do you pick a mortgage? Here in Darren Copeland's office, we're committed to helping you get into the best mortgage program for your situation and that means we want you to know and understand which loan is the best for you!  While each loan is not really specific to Lee's Summit, MO, they will generally be the best for anyone in the Kansas City Missouri … (0 comments)

leader1: 3 simple mortgage tips - 09/21/15 03:00 AM
We're interested in helping you learn all about home loans, so we wanted to share with you 3 simple mortgage tips. So without hesitant one second more here are the 3 things!
Know your credit score (roughly).The best way to handle a problem is to know the issues before the problem comes up, and knowing your credit score can help you while your getting pre-approved. You can get pre-approved online with us, and we'll calculate the maximum amount of money you can borrow.  Just be aware that your credit will be checked in this process and you must meet minimum standards … (0 comments)

leader1: Best Mortgage Lee's Summit - 09/18/15 12:02 AM
We're a local Lee's Summit, Missouri lender and we get asked all the time, what's Best Mortgage Lee's Summit for ______________.  (You can fill in the blank with whatever niche, first time home buyers, veterans, active-duty military, underwater-banjo-playing-kite-surfers, we've heard it all here at Darren Copeland's office.) We've wanted to know and understand which loan is the best for certain groups of people.  While each loan is not really specific to Lee's Summit, MO, they will generally be the best for anyone in the Kansas City Missouri or Kansas area, or really anywhere in the nation. We'll go through our list … (0 comments)

leader1: How to Choose a Mortgage Lender - 09/16/15 11:44 PM
One of the things that makes us cringe here at our office is to hear that people are getting their mortgage from an online company, (and that probably makes your realtor cringe too!) while we use the internet to keep us tech. savvy and on the edge of what's current we're not just an office of telephone specialists, we're mortgage experts, about the only thing we'd like you to do online is get pre-approved.  We're located in the Kansas City area (Lee's Summit, MO to be specific) and we're ready to help you buy that dream home you've been looking for. … (0 comments)

leader1: 3 tips to help your pre-approval - 09/15/15 04:28 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 3 tips to help your pre-approval process.  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 … (3 comments)

leader1: 3 mortgage tips for the Kansas City area - 09/14/15 01:36 AM
We're interested in helping you learn all about home loans, so we wanted to share with you 3 mortgage tips for the Kansas City area. So without hesitant one second more here are the 4 things!
Know your credit score (roughly).The best way to handle a problem is to know the issues before the problem comes up, and knowing your credit score can help you while your getting pre-approved. You can get pre-approved online with us, and we'll calculate the maximum amount of money you can borrow.  Just be aware that your credit will be checked in this process and you … (0 comments)

leader1: 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)

leader1: Lee's Summit's Best Mortgage - 09/02/15 11:36 PM
We're a local Lee's Summit, Missouri lender and we get asked all the time, what's Lee's Summit's Best Mortgage for ______________.  (You can fill in the blank with whatever niche, first time home buyers, veterans, active-duty military, underwater-banjo-playing-kite-surfers, we've heard it all here at Darren Copeland's office.) We've wanted to know and understand which loan is the best for certain groups of people.  While each loan is not really specific to Lee's Summit, MO, they will generally be the best for anyone in the Kansas City Missouri or Kansas area, or really anywhere in the nation. We'll go through our list … (2 comments)

leader1: Why you need to get pre-approved - 09/01/15 11:48 PM
Findng the answer to the question why you need to get pre-approved means that you already know the importance of beginning the exciting process of looking for a homeby co nnecting with a local mortgage lender. A trusted mortgage lender can then begin the process of getting you pre approved.
 
Why should I get pre approved first? There are several reasons why you need to get pre approved before looking for a home.
First, most realtors won’t show you houses until you have an approval letter from a bank, because they don't want to set you up for heartbreak of loving … (4 comments)

leader1: 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)

leader1: 3 steps to take to get a VA Home Loan - 08/24/15 12:16 AM
The VA home loan is a great loan for veterans and active duty in Lee's Summit.  We'd like to tell you 3 steps to take to get a VA Home Loan.  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 VA Loan in Lee's … (0 comments)

leader1: 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)

leader1: Kansas City VA Loans - 08/18/15 11:45 PM
If you live near Kansas City, MO, and you're a veteran or active duty military then you need to know more about Kansas City VA Loans.  VA Home Loans are one of the best mortgage programs out there and are actually designed to help those who have served or are currently serving our country in any branch of the United States Military. The best part of this mortgage is that when you qualify for a VA Loan you don't have to worry about the 20% down payment that conventional mortgages require or even the 3.5% that FHA loans require.  This is … (0 comments)

leader1: Our New YouTube Trailer - 08/14/15 12:18 AM
Hey Active Rainers (& other guests!)
We've just finished our updated video introduction to our youtube channel it's our new youtube trailer and it's awesome we've also down a minor update to our video blog over there on the 2nd largest search engine owned by the 1st largest search engine (that's just a handy hint for you too!)
So check it out and let us know what you think about it!!  As always if your wanting to work with an awesome lender in Lee's Summit MO you can call us at 816-268-4025 or get pre-approved online with us by visiting our website and … (0 comments)

leader1: 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)

leader1: The best mortgage in Lee's Summit - 08/10/15 02:19 AM
We're a local Lee's Summit, Missouri lender and we get asked all the time, what's The best mortgage in Lee's Summit for ______________.  Fill in the blank with whatever niche, first time home buyers, veterans, active-duty military, underwater-banjo-playing-kite-surfers, we've heard it all here at Darren Copeland's office and because of that we've created a handy guide that can help you  understand which loan is the best for certain groups of people.  While each loan is not really specific to Lee's Summit, MO, they will generally be the best for anyone in the Kansas City Missouri or Kansas area. We'll go through … (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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