Getting a mortgage is a process, but there are things you can control. And that means pulling together legible copies of all the correct documents needed to submit a loan application so you can save yourself time, money, and stress.
A mortgage loan requires substantiation of so many seemingly random bits of proof; but they are ultimately synchronized to meet an objective. Having the data that keeps the flow of detailed communication is not intended to put a buyer through the wringer – it is so they come out on the other side of a deal with the loan product that suits their means.
OK…today we’ve got some down and dirty details about legal residents and their home buying/mortgage eligibility. Basically, it is pretty straightforward. First of all, there are two types of legal residency in the United States: permanent and non-permanent. As long as an individual is working here legally they have the same FHA-type loan opportunities as… Continue Reading Home Mortgages and Non–US Citizens
With people living longer in general, there are fortunately some opportunities for family members to assist one another in certain potentially dependent situations. This is not a widely-publicized program, but it can be a life saver and offer some tremendous opportunities.
Fannie Mae allows a relative to purchase a home for elderly or disabled family members.
At the end of the day, whether you’re in the market for a $2.5 million co-op on Manhattan’s Westside or a doublewide in Anytown, USA…you can’t go wrong with an experienced agent and a mortgage banker who knows their market and how to facilitate the home buying or selling process.
Wonder what Sambrotto’s up to now? Perhaps he’s building his own home! Who needs a contractor or an architect or an engineer or a carpenter or an electrician or a plumber or a roofer anyway?