The Four Steps of the Loan Process:The Loan Process: Four Steps

There can be no doubt ; getting a mortgage is a complicated process. You wouldn't be visiting our website if it were possible to complete a simple loan app and get the best loan funded the same day. 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 important steps involved in obtaining a loan.

Step one: Decide how much you can afford

A couple of factors determine this amount. How much of a monthly payment can you afford? And given your unique credit and employment history, income and debt, and goals, how much will a lender loan you? You can get a good idea of your preferred payment abount using the calculators on our website. 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: complete a pre-qualification

This is where the process really begins and Riviera Funding NMLS#861382 CA DRE Broker #01186669 can really save you money. You will provide details on your current job, your assets, and your residence history. You'll give us information on your employment, asset, and residence history. We will get your credit report and score (only after you give your permission. We will go over this information and provide a pre-qualification letter. Be careful with this letter — it is a great tool for buying your new home! With this letter, your real estate agent will negotiate the best deal for your new home. The pre-qual letter gives you buying clout! While you're shopping for your new house with your real estate agent, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

After you've signed the offer and the sellers have accepted, you should apply for the loan. It couldn't be easier, and you can do it online, right here on our website. After the offer has been accepted and you have applied for your loan, we'll order a professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: your loan is funded

The real estate agents will find a title company to handle the "funding" of the loan and closing. We'll coordinate with this company to ensure the papers your lender requires are avaiailable, and you will probably}likely sign all these papers at this company's officeWe do all the work to work with with the title company to set your date of closing. Because you won't have to coordinate this process, you can concentrate on moving, paint colors, carpet, and all the details of getting a new house.

You've answered a few questions, provided lots of information, applied , and Before you know it, you'll be moving in! We do the mortgage legwork so you can focus on finding the new home that's right for you.

Have questions about the loan process? Call Riviera Funding NMLS#861382 CA DRE Broker #01186669 at 3103737406. It's our job to answer lending questions, so we're happy to help!

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