How the Mortgage Loan Process Works

Make no mistake, there's quite a lot involved when you get a mortgage. You wouldn't be here on our site if it were possible to fill out a one-page application and receive a great loan funded the same day. But The Reen Team at American Pacific Mortgage does the heavy lifting so you can concentrate on your life rather than the mortgage loan.

Getting a home loan involves four major steps.

Step one: determine how much you can borrow

A couple of factors determine this amount. What kind of monthly payment are you looking for? And given your unique credit and employment history, income and debt, and goals, how much will a lender loan you? You can get a good idea of your preferred payment abount using the calculators on our website. And we can guide you to the right loan amount and best program for you when you answer a few quewstions. Because lender guidelines are fairly standard, we can give you a good idea of how much you can borrow after a short conversation.

Step two: complete a pre-qualification

This step is where The Reen Team at American Pacific Mortgage will begin to save you money. You will give us info on your employment, assets, and residence history. You'll give us your employment, asset, and residence history information. We will pull get your credit report and score (only after you give your permission. After we've reviewed the provided information, we'll provide you with a pre-qualificaiton letter. Handle it with care — it can be a great tool for buying your new home! Your REALTOR® should use your pre-qual (as they may call it) to make the best offer on the home you choose. The pre-qual letter gives you buying clout! While you're deciding on the home that's right for you, we're busy researching the loan that's just right for your unique situation.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

After you've signed an offer and the sellers have accepted, it's time to apply for the loan. Applying for a loan could not be much easier; you can apply any time right here on our site. After the offer has been accepted and you have applied for your loan, we'll order the professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: funding

Your REALTOR® and the seller's will work together to find an escrow/title company to handle the funding of your loan once it has been approved. We'll coordinate with this company to make sure the papers your lender will require are avaiailable, and you will probably}likely sign everything at this company's officeWe work with with this company on your closing date. Since you will not need to worry with this coordination, you can concentrate on the move, painting, new carpet, and all the details of getting a new house.

You've answered a few questions, given us detailed information, applied online, and Before you know it, you're moving in! We do the legwork so you can focus on finding the new home that's right for you.

Have questions about the loan process? Call The Reen Team at American Pacific Mortgage at (408) 626-1879. It's our job to answer lending questions, so we're happy to help!

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