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Applying for a new home loan in Lewisburg

Many people think that applying for mortgage financing is one of the most demanding aspects of purchasing a house, but it doesn't have to be. I'm very close to some mortgage lenders in Lewisburg, and they've helped me recognize a few things that will make the process of applying for a loan uncomplicated.

1 – Create a list of questions about your loan program

Be sure to have a list of questions if you find that you don't entirely comprehend the ins and outs of all the different programs. It's a challenge to understand the distinctions between both fixed and adjustable rate mortgages. I or one of my lenders can assist you in understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each one.

2 – Decide when to lock

When you lock in the interest rate, it signifies that your mortgage lender commits to the mortgage interest rates for the loan – typically at the time the loan application is received. By floating the rate, you can lock the rate anytime between application and the issuing of closing documents. Buyers who opt to float presume that the interest rates will decline in the near future. Click here to see the outlook for the next 90 days of interest rates.

3 – Decide if you want to pay additional points to decrease your rate

If you elect to pay additional points to lower the rate of your loan, you'll do so by paying for them in cash at closing. Every point is 1 percent of the mortgage loan. If you're unsure if purchasing points is right for you, click here to use our points calculator.

4 – Compile your paperwork

Obtaining a mortgage loan requires lots of paperwork, so you should take some time to get all your documentation together. Click here to get a list of general loan documentation.

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