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1. Pre-Qualification
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2. Making an Offer
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3. Mortgage Process
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4. Closing Process
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5. Making Payments

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The first step toward a home purchase is getting pre-qualified for a loan. Your Loan Officer will review your financial information and determine how much you are qualified to borrow. As a pre-qualified buyer, your offer on a home is more likely to be accepted.

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Once you have found a home, you will make an offer to buy it from the seller. A real estate professional will conduct negotiations and a contract will be submitted to purchase, accompanied by the pre-approval letter. Once your offer is accepted, you will begin the application process.

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When the seller accepts your offer, you begin the mortgage process. Your Loan Officer will gather your financial information, loan application and provide the initial disclosures based on your loan terms.

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In the days leading up to settlement, you will be sent final documentation about your loan, including the Closing Disclosure. You must review, sign and return the paperwork a minimum of three days prior to your scheduled closing date.

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Your settlement documents will include instructions on how to make your first payment. While First Home Mortgage services many of our loans, it is possible servicing will be transferred. You will be mailed a notification that designates your mortgage servicer.

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1. Consultation (Prior To Pre-Qualification)
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2. Pre-Qualification
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3. Mortgage Process
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4. Closing Process
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5. Making Payments

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Your Loan Officer will review your financial information and determine if refinancing is the best option.

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You will submit a loan application.

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Your Loan Officer will gather your financial information, loan pre-qualification and provide the initial disclosures based on your loan terms.

4.

In the days leading up to settlement, you will be sent final documentation about your loan, including the Closing Disclosure. You must review, sign and return the paperwork a minimum of three days prior to your scheduled closing date.

5.

While First Home Mortgage services many of our loans, it is possible servicing will be transferred. You will be mailed a notification that designates your mortgage servicer.

Prev Step
Next Step
step-1
1. Pre-Qualification
step-2
2. Making an Offer
step-3
3. Mortgage Process
step-4
4. Closing Process
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5. Post-Closing

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The first step toward a home purchase is getting pre-qualified for a loan. Your Loan Officer will review your financial information and determine how much you are qualified to borrow. As a pre-qualified buyer, your offer on a home is more likely to be accepted.

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First, identify a property that needs work that you want to renovate. From there, you will provide the following to your loan officer to prepare preliminary figures and make sure you qualify for this specific property and renovation amount. You will then receive a pre-approval letter and make the offer.

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The first step in the renovation process will be scheduling an appointment with a licensed consultant off of HUD’s consultant roster; they will help you determine the mandatory items that have to be done to get the home up to the minimum property standards for the appraisal and help you devise the scope of work for your wish-list items.

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In the days leading up to settlement, you will be sent final documentation about your loan, including the Closing Disclosure. You must review, sign and return the paperwork a minimum of three days prior to your scheduled closing date.

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During Post Closing, your contractor can begin the work. You will start making payments which works the same as a standard loan unless you’ve financed payments into the loan for when the home will be uninhabitable during the renovation.

We Support Our Customers to Make Their Dreams Happen

“He was flawless in his management of our home purchase. An incredibly thoughtful communicator. And was able to explain even the most intricate nuances of the mortgage process to us as first time home buyers. I’d highly recommend him (and already have).”

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Thank you so much for being with us during this whole process, everything went as smooth as it could be and we know it’s because of all your hard work and efforts. We will definitely keep in touch.

Douglas and Alicia J.

I want to thank you and your team for helping me secure my new home.   It was an easy process and you helped me through every step.  I will always be thankful for all the assistance.

Mary A.

Having gone through the purchase process a number of times, I have to say this was the easiest!

Jean M.
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What is LTV and Why is It Important?

When researching the home buying and lending process, odds are you’ve encountered the acronym LTV at some point. But what does LTV mean and why does it matter? Read on to find out! What is LTV? LTV stands for loan-to-value ratio. Expressed as a percentage, LTV is the difference between the mortgage amount and the […]

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When starting the home loan process, you expect to work with a Loan Officer. But you might not be aware of all the behind-the-scenes mortgage team members that work hard to ensure your loan process goes smoothly from application to closing! So, let’s get to know them! Your Mortgage Team Consists of: Loan Officer Your […]

What is LTV and Why is It Important?
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What is LTV and Why is It Important?

When researching the home buying and lending process, odds are you’ve encountered the acronym LTV at some point. But what does LTV mean and why does it matter? Read on to find out! What is LTV? LTV stands for loan-to-value ratio. Expressed as a percentage, LTV is the difference between the mortgage amount and the […]

Moving Checklist
Life at Home
April 07, 2021
Moving Checklist

Making the move to your new home can be a dream come true! Follow this moving checklist to keep the process as smooth and seamless as possible. You’ll be all settled into your new space in no time! Moving Checklist – Two Months Prior to Moving: Organize and Purge Go through each room in your […]

Meet Your Mortgage Team!
Loan Origination
March 31, 2021
Meet Your Mortgage Team!

When starting the home loan process, you expect to work with a Loan Officer. But you might not be aware of all the behind-the-scenes mortgage team members that work hard to ensure your loan process goes smoothly from application to closing! So, let’s get to know them! Your Mortgage Team Consists of: Loan Officer Your […]

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