August 31, 2017
Shopping for a Mortgage – A “How-To” Guide
When you’re ready to invest in a home, you’ll get the same piece of advice from just about everyone… “Make sure you shop around for your mortgage.” It’s a solid recommendation that you should definitely follow, but many potential homebuyers have absolutely no idea how to begin. Unless you’ve comparison shopped the mortgage market before, exactly how you go about finding the best lender for you is a compete mystery. At Ernest Signature Custom Homes, we want to make sure that everyone involved in the home financing process is completely prepared to tackle this important task. We’ve put together a handy “cheat sheet” that outlines the steps you need to take to find the mortgage that best fits your needs.
- Decide which type of mortgage is best for you.
- Choose the length of the mortgage.
- Make your point.
- Check your credit.
- Start close to home.
- Turn to the experts.
- Work with your builder.
- Follow-up for best results.