It’s suffice to say that my clients do NOT like lender required document ‘scavenger hunts’ – let’s be honest, who really does? In today’s world of tighter credit standards, loan ‘buy-backs’, uber compliance and 100% audits (vs the good ol days of 10% audits) it’s critical that lenders underwrite your loan to the inth degree, […]
Read More I Have to Explain the $500 Deposit in MY Bank?? WHY??
In an attempt to not paint a grim picture…..I’m compelled to paint a grim picture. As forecasted in Real Estate Agent Beware! more and more ‘refinance boomer’ mortgage companies will move towards ‘purchase’ business to survive and, well, the domino of train wrecks will commence. It is because of this, my friend, that I felt led […]
Read More 6 Steps to a Successful Mortgage Closing
If you’ve ever bought a home before then I’m sure you can relate with the poor, helpless automobile owner in the old 3 Best Guys Pep Boys commercial (see below). He drops his car off at the fix-it shop and each time he checks in on it the mechanic gives him the impression they’re ‘working […]
Read More What do you mean my home loan is STILL in underwriting?
I bet you didn’t know that your real estate transaction could be derailed by a background check being done on the seller, buyer’s agent, listing agent, appraiser or other licensed professionals associated with your transaction, did ya?? it doesn’t happen very often, BUT that doesn’t mean that it can’t! lenders scrub the names of all […]
Read More LDP/GSA – to close or not to close??