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Documentation Requirements For A Mortgage

A client told me that he was due to be a father any day now and was having a baby girl. He told me that he hoped she turned out to be a good credit risk and could be able to get a mortgage as an adult. It made me laugh that he made this joke about the boring mortgage industry, and it made me realize how ludicrous the mortgage rules have become. Read More

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No Escaping Mortgage Guidelines

There’s no outsmarting or escaping the mortgage guidelines upheld by underwriters, no matter how much income or assets the buyer has. The purpose of the underwriting process is to check the loan applicant’s credit, financial capacity, and the collateral. The underwriter’s main purpose is to make sure everything in the application meets the loan’s guidelines that you are applying for. Whether that be from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA or VA. Read More