Buying An Investment Home

Investment Property Loans

When you are ready to invest in real estate, we will help you find the right financing.

Is an investment home right for me?

When you are ready to explore the opportunities that real estate investment can offer, we can help you cut through the confusion in order to make the right decisions for your future. The competition for investment homes can be tough in many markets. You may need additional assets for repairs, or times when there are no renters in your property. Do the numbers work out in your favor?

What to consider before buying an investment home

Investing in real estate is more than just purchasing a property. Rental properties can bring in monthly cash flow, but do you want to act as a landlord? Buying a property at a low price and “flipping” it, fixing it up and selling it for a higher purchase price, will require some home repair know-how, or investing more money for repairs. Both options have pros and cons to consider, but either way you are looking at a tangible asset that can possibly bring in positive cash flow and tax deductions.

We have seen every investment situation you can imagine, so go ahead and ask us; we want to help.

The Loan Process

1. Get Pre-Approved

This is the time to get in the know. A pre-approval will give you an advantage when you find your perfect home. We can tell you what you need to get pre-approved, so you know the exact loan amount you qualify for, what your monthly payment will look like, and how much taxes and insurance will be. With a pre-approval, the loan process will be smoother and your offer will be stronger.

2. Select Your Loan Program

Fixed rate? Adjustable? FHA? There are multiple loan options that may fit your unique needs, and we can help you choose. Are you looking for the for the consistent rates and payments that a fixed rate loan can provide? Do you want the short-term benefits of lower rates that an adjustable rate loan can bring? Our extensive portfolio of loan options means you have more options available to get just what you need.

3. Loan Application

Your application will provide a complete picture to loan investors of your assets, debts and what you are buying. You will need to provide documentation, including a photo I.D., pay stubs, proof of income, tax returns, employment history, and information on all debts, assets, and sources for down payments. Don’t worry, we will let you know exactly what is needed for the loan application so you can be fully prepared.

4. Processing and Underwriting

Your loan has specific investor guidelines that must be met, and an underwriter will review your documents to be sure that you meet them. While an underwriter reviews your file, an appraisal will be ordered on the home. Additional information may be requested, so don’t panic if you have to turn in more documents. That’s just the underwriter working hard to get your final approval.

5. Loan Approval

Before your loan is approved, you will receive pre-approval and a list of closing conditions that need to be met. These conditions can include verification that your employer is current and proof that homeowner’s insurance has been obtained. Once closing conditions have been satisfied, the underwriter issues a clear to close. Congratulations, your loan has been approved!

6. Close the Loan

With an approved loan, you are on the home-stretch towards closing. The lender will send closing documents to a title company that draws up paperwork and arranges for signing of documents. Once the documents have been signed and funding conditions have been met, the title is recorded and the process is complete. You are a proud owner of your new home, and the keys are yours!

Let us help you find the home loan to reach your financial goals.

Fixed Rate

The peace of mind of a fixed rate and payment is the right choice for most borrowers.

  • Conventional Mortgage
  • FHA Mortgage
  • Jumbo Loans
  • Reverse Mortgage
  • USDA Loans
  • VA Mortgage

Adjustable Rate

When you have short term lending goals, an adjustable rate may be right for you.

  • Conventional Mortgage
  • FHA Mortgage
  • Interest Only
  • Jumbo Loans
  • Reverse Mortgage
  • VA Mortgage

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