Financing Tips

Top 5 Tips to Financing a Home

  1. Get pre-approved – A pre-qualification letter is an important first step in successful home hunting, so real estate agents and sellers take you seriously. It also gives you a sense of your financial standing. … read more
  2. Get your documents in order – You’ll need to document two years’ worth of your gross income, downpayment, and credit – our checklist can help … read more
  3. Understand your credit score – Your credit score plays a key role in determining several factors of the mortgage you get, and there’s more to it than just paying your bills on time … read more
  4. Do not increase monthly debt while you are going through the process of buying a home as it could negatively impact your ability to buy the property / qualify for a loan.
  5. Keep paying your rent on time - If you are renting, be ready to prove timely rent payments for at least 1 year … read more