Blogs Tagged: closing

Getting a Loan - Step 7: Closing

Posted On: Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 5:47am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

Yes! Your loan for your new home has been approved, the loan documents have been drawn and sent to the title company for you to sign. Once you've signed all the documents, the next and final step is the closing.

Getting a Loan – Step 6: Documents Are Drawn

Posted On: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 5:46am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

You've made an offer that has been accepted by the seller, your mortgage broker has sent in your loan package and the lender has not only approved you but the home you're buying. They've agreed to give you the money!

What's next?

7 SECRETS for Successful Home Buyers

Posted On: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 6:31am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

If you're embarking on your goal of buying a home, following these 7 steps will help you safely reach your goal.

Step 1. Prepare for home ownership

  • Monitor your credit record.  Get a free copy of your credit report and if necessary, take steps to improve your credit score.  Your credit score is a key factor in

Things Not to Do During Escrow

Posted On: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 6:00am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

Congratulations! The sellers accepted your offer and you've entered the escrow period during which your loan is processed and you perform your due diligence on the home. As you know, lenders have become very stringent with their requirements for lending. Once your mortgage adviser has pre-approved you for a loan, you don't want to upset the apple cart by changing the criteria used to get you pre-approved.