loan officer: Basic Credit Scoring Tips For A Better Mortgage Rate - 06/02/08 01:30 PM
Credit scoring is becoming more important to mortgage pricing so now would be a terrific time to brush up on your credit education. If you understand how the system works, after all, you can make it work to your advantage. One terrific place to start your research is at myFICO.com. Published by credit scoring powerhouse Equifax, myFICO.com give you information right from the source. There are tens of pages of tips and tricks from which everybody can learn. Gleaned from myFICO.com, here are some basic tips to get you started: Use It Or Lose It: If you don't use credit, the … (0 comments)

loan officer: How "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" Is Making It Harder To Buy A Home - 05/24/08 05:04 AM
Getting approved for a conforming home loan just got tougher. Again. As home loan defaults mount, government-sponsored financier Fannie Mae has imposed new guidelines on what it will lend and to whom, highlighting the need for a strong credit profile and a downpayment. Some of the new restrictions on home buyers include: 580 minimum credit score requirement on all home loans (which 85% of Americans have) No more than one instance of a 60-day late payment on a mortgage in the last 12 months 5-year moratorium on new mortgage credit with a prior foreclosure on record In other words, Fannie Mae … (0 comments)

loan officer: 6 Things To Avoid While Waiting For A Mortgage Approval - 05/12/08 08:21 AM
When buying a home, there are two stages in the home loan approval process. Stage 1 starts when a homebuyer submits a mortgage application to his loan officer for a pre-approval. A pre-approval is a "walk-through" mortgage approval that says -- at a given purchase price and downpayment amount -- the home loan application will very likely be approved. Stage 1 ends when the buyer signs a purchase contract on a home. At this point, the "walk-through" approval is useless because the buyer now needs a real home loan approval from an underwriter and not a loan officer. Thus begins Stage … (0 comments)

 
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