How the Loan Process Works

There can be no doubt that getting a mortgage is a complicated process. You would not be looking up loan information if it were possible to get a loan in a single day with a simple application. We do most of the heavy lifting for you, so you can concentrate on what's important — preparing to move into your new home or saving money.

There are four primary steps involved in obtaining a loan.

Step one: determine how much you can borrow

This is a function of a couple things. What kind of monthly payment are you looking for? And given your unique credit and employment history, income and debt, and goals, how much will a lender loan you? Use the calculators on our website to determine your monthly payment amount. And we can guide you to the right loan amount and best program for you when you answer a few quewstions. Because lender guidelines are fairly standard, we can give you a good idea of how much you can borrow after a short conversation.

Step two: pre-qualify for your loan

This is where the process really begins and Coastal Mortgage Corp. can really save you money. You will provide info about your employment, assets, and your residence history. You'll give us information on your employment, asset, and residence history. We will pull get your credit report and score (only after you give your permission. When we review all this info we provide a letter of pre-qualification. With this letter, your REALTOR® will negotiate the best deal for your new home. While you're shopping for your new home with your agent, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

Once you have made the offer and the sellers have accepted, it's time to apply for the loan. Applying for a loan could not get much easier; you can apply right here on our site. After the seller has accepted your offer and you have applied for your loan, we'll order a professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: your loan is funded

Your REALTOR® and the seller's will coordinate to decide on a title company to take care of the funding of your loan once it's approved. We'll work with this company to ensure the papers your lender will require are in order, and you'll probably}likely sign all these papers at their officeWe do all the work to coordinate with this company on your closing date. Because you don't need to worry with this coordination, you get to concentrate on moving, painting, new carpet, and the fun parts of getting a new house.

You've answered some few questions, provided lots of information, applied online, and before you know it, you're deciding when to move in! We take care of the loan details so you can spend your time finding your new home.

Have questions about the loan process? Call Coastal Mortgage Corp. at 504-866-5626. Coastal Mortgage Corp. answers loan process questions every day.

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