When you decide to start looing to buy a new home, the FIRST thing you should do is get pre-approved — even before you start your search — is to get pre-approved for your mortgage.
1. YOU KNOW WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD
By getting pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll have a better idea how much you can borrow, how much home you can afford and what your monthly mortgage payments will be. Without pre-approval, you may be wasting time looking at properties that are far from reach causing frustration and deterrence.
2. YOU’RE INTEREST RATE IS GUARANTEED
If you choose a fixed interest rate mortgage, you are guaranteed that rate during the 90-day pre-approval period, so you are protected if interest rates should rise.
3. BUYING WITH CONFIDENCE
When it comes time to make an offer, because you know you’ve been pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll be able to act more quickly and with more confidence.
Your best option (if you’re looking for the best deal), is to contact a Mortgage Agent. A Mortgage Agent is similar to a Insurance Agent, they shop around through all the Mortgage Providers to secure a Mortgages that best suits your individual needs and at the best rate, often lower than the posted rates!
When arranging for pre-approval you will be requested to complete a mortgage application as well as your consent to do a credit check. You’ll also be asked to provide the following:
The Lisa Fayle Team works very closely with a Prime Rate Services, a Mortgage Agent local to the area. By visiting their website, you will find valuable information, calculators and an easy to use online mortgage application, or simply Contact Us, as we’d be happy to set up any appointments on your behalf.