5 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

AAA

If you're serious about buying a home, cleaning up your credit should be the first item on your agenda. After going through your credit report, identifying, paying off and closing most of your credit cards, your next step is to shop for a mortgage. In this article, we'll go over the preliminary steps of getting pre-qualified and/or pre-approved for a mortgage, and then we examine the different types of lenders.
  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for homebuyers.
  2. Personal Finance

    4 Steps to Attaining a Mortgage

    It starts with knowing your choices as well as your price range. We show you how to get there.
  3. Personal Finance

    Mortgage Pre-Approval: Understanding the Process

    Understand the mortgage pre-approval process and why getting a pre-approved mortgage is important for would-be homeowners. Also learn how to be approved.
  4. Financial Advisor

    6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

    By avoiding these six pitfalls when purchasing a home, you will be in a much better position to make an educated choice before signing on the dotted line.
  5. Personal Finance

    Finding the Best Mortgage Rates in 2017

    As home-buying technology has progressed, the process of finding the best mortgages rates can all be done online. Here's how:
  6. Personal Finance

    Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?

    Take the mystery out of credit scores by learning the most important ways it can impact your life.
  7. Investing

    10 Steps For First-Time Home Buyers

    It's probably the biggest purchase you've ever made. Here's exactly what to do to prepare yourself and get the best possible deal.
  8. Personal Finance

    Looking for The Best Mortgage Rate? Follow These 6 Steps

    A step-by-step guide to finding and locking in the best rate for a mortgage.
  9. Personal Finance

    How to Use a Mortgage Calculator to Save Time and Money

    Calculate your monthly mortgage payment using the Investopedia's free calculator.
  10. Personal Finance

    Benefits Of Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Paying off your mortgage in a reasonable amount of time can result in financial security and freedom.
Hot Definitions
  1. Trumpcare

    The American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare and Ryancare, is the Republican proposal to replace Obamacare.
  2. Free Carrier - FCA

    A trade term requiring the seller to deliver goods to a named airport, terminal, or other place where the carrier operates. ...
  3. Portable Alpha

    A strategy in which portfolio managers separate alpha from beta by investing in securities that differ from the market index ...
  4. Run Rate

    1. How the financial performance of a company would look if you were to extrapolate current results out over a certain period ...
  5. Hard Fork

    A hard fork (or sometimes hardfork) is a radical change to the protocol that makes previously invalid blocks/transactions ...
  6. Interest Rate Risk

    The risk that an investment's value will change due to a change in the absolute level of interest rates, in the spread between ...
Trading Center