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What to Bring

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Valid photo identification

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Bank/asset statements for the last 2 months on all checking, savings, stock, mutual funds, IRA, or other liquid assets you would like on your loan application

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Pay stubs for the last 30 days

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Existing mortgage statement (if applicable)

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A copy of the signed real estate contract, if you’ve already made an offer on a home

Do's

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Immediately inform us of any change in your employment, income and asset status.

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Continue making your mortgage or rent payments.

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Stay current on all existing accounts.

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Explain any credit blemishes and credit inquiries.

Don'ts

Apply for new credit or loans.

Close any credit card accounts, max out or over charge on your credit accounts.

Change bank accounts or transfer balances from one account to another

Deposit large amounts of cash into your bank account without proper documentation.

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Applying for a mortgage shouldn’t be hard or confusing,
let’s break this down and make it simple for you!

My bank declined me. Can I still get a mortgage?

It’s possible. After we analyze your own situation we’ll discuss what possibilities are available to you. However, lenders that deal with non-standard credit usually charge a higher rate than normal bank approved credit.

What is an earnest deposit?

This is a sum of money given to bind the sale of real estate, or a sum of money given to ensure payment or an advance of funds in the processing of a loan.

What is an appraisal?

A written analysis prepared by a qualified appraiser and estimating the value of a property. The Appraised Value is an opinion of a property’s fair market value, based on an appraiser’s knowledge, experience, and analysis of the property.

Who are the mortgage lenders that you use?

We deal with Canada’s top lending institutions, such as Scotiabank, TD, MCAP, and First National, just to name a few.

What is a credit report?

A report detailing an individual’s credit history that is prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender to determine a loan applicant’s creditworthiness.

What is mortgage life insurance?

This is insurance coverage that would pay off in the event of death or disability of the homeowner. Contact Kelowna Mortgage Brokers, Rampone-Marsh Mortgages, to find out about our mortgage life insurance options.

Why is a mortgage insurance premium necessary?

If your down payment is less than 20% of the property value, mortgage insurance is mandatory in Canada.  An insurance premium is built into the mortgage.  So therefore, the clients do not pay “out of pocket” for this expense.  For lenders, a down payment of this size is more of a risk, so the insurance premium is a guarantee for the lender in the event of your defaulting on the loan.

Why use a Mortgage broker instead of my bank?

When you work with your bank, you get one choice- the one they offer you. But there are plenty of other lenders out there that may be able to offer you a product or rate better suited to your unique needs. Every bank says they have the best product or rate, but it’s just not possible for everyone to have the best.

Rampone-Marsh Mortgages is an independently owned Mortgage Brokerage that works for you. Because of our network of lenders, we’re able to present you with a range of choices, allowing you to select the best option. Lenders compete for your business, so you get the best deals. Best of all, you’ll have an experienced mortgage broker to help you make sense of your choices and understand the variety of products and how each one could benefit you.

What does a Mortgage Broker do?

A Mortgage Broker seeks out financing options for their clients. In other words, they facilitate the mortgage transaction between you and a Lender. Basically a Mortgage Broker offers advice, options and choice.  .They take care of the legwork of searching for the best mortgage product and interest rate by utilizing their network of lenders and financial institutions.

Why should I get a pre-approved mortgage?

There are several benefits to getting a Pre-Approval before you start searching for your next home.

  • Your mortgage rate will be secured for 120 days. Even if rates go up, yours won’t.
  • You’ll know what you can afford, helping to narrow down the search process.
  • Pre-approval will make you look like a more serious buyer, helping you find a good realtor and can give you negotiating power with the home seller.
  • A mortgage pre-approval will make the final closing faster since you already have most of the work completed.
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