mortgage loan: Mortgage Loans in Independence Missouri - 11/06/15 02:36 AM
If you are a Home Buyer looking for Mortgage Loans in Independence Missouri, there are many mortgage loan programs available just for you. The following list shows the most common Home Buyer Mortgage Loans in Independence, Missouri. The common features of these programs are low or no down payment requirements and easier qualifying standards.  We're ready to help you with all your pre-approval needs - apply now for pre-approval!
FHA Loans:  FHA is one of the most common home buyer loans today. FHA loans offer a low 3.5% down payment requirement, and easier qualifying standards than other types of loans. FHA … (1 comments)

mortgage loan: FHA Loan Blue Springs - 11/05/15 11:30 PM
Let's talk about what you need to know about an FHA Loan Blue Springs because I know you want to learn more about them. You probably already know that FHA home loans are extremely popular because they have a ton of advantages for the home buyer! If you're ready to get pre-approved for your FHA loan - then click here to start the pre-approval process!
The FHA home loan is a great program because it really helps out the buyer with incredible benefits when you are approved for the loan.  The benefits begin to come together beginning with less stringent guidelines on … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: Kansas City Mortgage Pre-Approval - 11/05/15 12:21 AM
When it comes to buying a house there are a few things you need to know as you begin the mortgage process, and getting Kansas City Mortgage Pre-approval is one of them.  The first step you need to take is to find a good lender.  This is actually much easier than you think; You shoud look for someone who is local and preferably nearby that way they can stay in good contact and communicate with you easily.  The second step is where I'd like to focus today - that's on the pre-approval process.  Getting pre-approved is actually pretty easy.  You can … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: Kansas City Mortgage Loan - 11/04/15 10:51 PM
The Copeland Mortgage Team, was started over 10 years ago with the hope that we would become the best company for you to purchase your home with a Kansas City Mortgage Loan.  we're here to make sure you get a great deal on your next home purchase, and to make sure that you understand the entire process of getting a mortgage.
Many people read our blog thinking that we're going to get into the numbers and programs about their mortgage and the truth is that, those things vary so widly from person to person depending on the circumstances surrounding their home purchase … (2 comments)

mortgage loan: 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)

mortgage loan: tips to help your pre-approval process - 10/22/15 03:23 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  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 all … (1 comments)

mortgage loan: Kansas City Mortgage Expert - 09/29/15 12:15 AM
If you're trying to buy a new home or looking to buy your first home you need a Kanas City mortgage expert and we know one who's ready to help you!  Darren Copeland is the premiere home loan guy in Lee's Summit Missouri that services the entire metro area (including Kansas as well).  What makes Darren the go-to-guy when it comes to home loans and home financing?  It's because Darren and his team are commited to educating you through your home buying process and making it as stress free as possible! We'll help you understand all your options and we'll go … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: You need a mortgage expert - 09/28/15 12:56 AM
There are millions of people out there trying to figure out this whole mortgage thing, and when you're buying a home You need a mortgage expert that's where Darren Copeland can help you.  The team he has assembled in his office are 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 … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: 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)

mortgage loan: 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)

mortgage loan: 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)

mortgage loan: How Much Can I Afford - 07/20/15 12:27 AM
How Much 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)

mortgage loan: How Long Do I Have to Wait After a Bankruptcy - 07/07/15 11:46 PM
 If you've experienced bankruptcy you might be asking How Long Do I Have to Wait After a Bankruptcy to purchase a home?  The truth is thatwe know that this doesn't make you a bad person, it happens to good people, sometimes bad things happen and we can't control it. So you might need to know how long you've got to wait after to get a home loan.  If you'll take just a moment and watch this short episode from our "Ask Darren" series which answers your question How Long Do I Have to Wait After a Bankruptcy?  We take just a … (2 comments)

mortgage loan: When Can I Buy a New Truck - 07/07/15 12:12 AM
When you're going through the mortgage process there's a few things you need to do, but we get asked a lot: When Can I Buy a New Truck?  We understand that you really want that new truck to help you move the stuff from your old house or apartment into your new place, but there's a something you need to know while you're in the home loan process...Watch an episode from our "Ask Darren" series where we talk to a local Kansas City realtor about how this can affect your mortgage. 
If you're ready to get started on a home loan … (2 comments)

mortgage loan: VA Loans Unlimited Use - 06/03/15 05:14 AM
Some benefits may only be used once. You know this if you've used a Groupon recently. Coupons, certificates, favors - things that bring benefits often expire after redeemed one time. That's not the case with a VA loans Unlimited Use benefit though. If you've served in the military and are eligible for a VA loan, your VA loan benefit will last you the rest of your life.
How many times can I use a VA loan? Drum roll please: Your VA Loan has unlimited use! As long as you're moving into a primary residence, you can use your VA loan each time you move. … (1 comments)

mortgage loan: 3 Tricks to Choosing the Right Home - 06/01/15 12:59 AM
You're looking into VA loan benefits, you're most likely house hunting.
While I'm not a pro when it comes to finding real estate (but I can refer you to some if you need) - I do understand that it's important to think ahead when buying a house.
As you tour homes in search of your next residence, here are the 3 Tricks to Choosing the Right Home.
1. Thing Big PictureLook ahead and come up with a 5 or 10-year-plan as you house hunt. Will you start a family, raise a family or even become empty-nesters? Will you want more room to host big … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: The 4 Biggest Mortgage Mistakes - 05/05/15 12:11 AM
We live in a world where instant gratification is everything, but the home loan process takes time, so we'd like you to know The 4 Biggest Mortgage Mistakes that can slow down the process.
 1. Lying.
This should be pretty obvious but it never fails that someone doesn't fill us in completely on their financial history, they 'forget' to mention bankruptcies, foreclosures, getting their cars reposessed. When you're filling out your pre-approval application, be honest; because we'll have to come back and verify all that information later in the process, and that means more stress for you and for us as well.
2. Changing … (6 comments)

mortgage loan: FHA Home Loan Nixa - 04/27/15 12:13 AM
FHA Home Loan NixaThanks for watching the video of our mortgage expert Darren Copeland explain the benefits to the FHA Home Loan program and how it can help first time homebuyers and other folks looking to purchase a home make those dreams come true! Darren and his team at KC Loan Tips have all the expertise and knowledge to help you understand the entire process of buying a home and want to work with you today! To begin working with a great mortgage team like them, simply click here to fill out an application and you'll be on your way through … (0 comments)

mortgage loan: 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)

mortgage loan: What Do Closing Costs Cover - 04/07/15 12:20 AM
Over my time in the mortgage industry many people have asked me the question, What do Closing Costs Cover?  So we thought it was about time for us to put out a video answering that question!
If you're about to being the mortgage loan process or you're curious about getting pre-approved for a home loan we can help you with that as well as helping you understand each step along the journey as you're buying a house. In Fact, we've created a webseries on YouTube to help you ask questions and find answers to the most common questions we encounter during the … (2 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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