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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Sachse TX Home Loans

 

 

 Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Sachse TX Home Loans and the surrounding areas. You must take the steps necessary to educate yourself on your buying power, take some time to think about your lifestyle choices, and the initial investment. Each of these will be discussed in this article. 

 

 Education 

 

 There are many steps to buying a home in Sachse, TX, this is one and it begins with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Please note that we did not say to get pre-qualified, in today's mortgage world a pre-qualification means nothing. You should choose a mortgage banker that offers no cost preapprovals and homebuyer counseling. During this process, you will supply two years tax returns, one month’s full paystubs, and two months of all your liquid assets accounts statements- Checking, savings, stock accounts, 401K, IRA’s are all examples of your liquid asset accounts and an authorization for the mortgage banker to pull your credit report. You will need to provide all pages of the bank statements, explain and prove where the money for deposits came from that was deposited into your liquid asset accounts. Your mortgage banker needs to analyze the date to establish: 1. How much home you can afford. 2. What type of initial investment and loan structure is best for your unique needs and 3.What level of house payment you qualify for and are comfortable with paying each month. 

 

 Initial Investment 

 

 Many types of loan programs are available in the mortgage markets that range from 100% financing on VA and USDA loans, to FHA loans with a 3.5% down payment, and Conventional Loans that start with a 5% down payment option. Depending on the way your pre-approval and loan is structured, you should have your mortgage banker estimate the remaining initial investment, calculate your taxes and insurance on your new home payment, look at your closing costs and determine whether or not there are lender or seller contributions. This is why you should consult with an experienced mortgage professional that can assist you with the best loan program for you. 

 

 You will know what price range you should start looking in with comfort after you get pre-approved and you have your mortgage counseling session. This will give you a "head start" on your Sachse TX Home Loans and the surrounding area that gives you the "buying power of a cash buyer". Have your mortgage lender send a pre-approval letter that matches up with the offer you just submitted so that the seller knows to get you pre-approved for inspections, an appraisal, and for title work to come back clean. You won't have much stress wondering if you qualify, if something comes up on your credit report causing a delay or for you to be turned down from that loan. 

 

 Lifestyle Choices 

 

 You can't underestimate your full budget amount for your house payment and all of the other monthly obligations. You have numerous options. If your income is projected to increase, you may want to buy at the upper end of the range that you qualify for in terms of your home purchase since you know more discretionary income is on the way. For those on a flatter income trajectory- you will be choosing what level of discretionary income you may want to reserve for new cars, travel, eating out, money for furnishing or updating your home, etc. To enhance your lifestyle upon purchasing your home, you need to consider what the final purchase you are comfortable with is. 

 

 Our team is standing by to assist you with all of the above. Just go to http://legacyfinancial.com or call Joy Bates with the Legacy Group of LeaderOne Financial at 817-860-3232 or email: joybates@leader1.com

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The Legacy Group of CrossCountry Mortgage

Chad and Joy Bates NMLS #243437

817-860-3232

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