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Obtaining a mortgage can seem daunting if you don’t understand how the process works. This article provides some tips to help you get the home you want and avoid some of the pitfalls in getting a mortgage. Read on to learn more about getting the right mortgage.

There are loans available for first time home buyers. These loans usually do not require a lot of money down and often have lower interest rates than standard mortgages. Most first time home buyer loans are guaranteed by the government; thus, there is more paperwork needed than standard mortgage applications.

Avoid fudging the numbers on your loan application. It is not unusual for people to consider exaggerating their salary and other sources of income to qualify for a larger home loan. Unfortunately, this is considered froud. You can actually be criminally prosecuted, even though it doesn’t seem like a big deal.

Do not waste time in your home mortgage process. After you’ve submitted a mortgage application to the lender, this is when your clock start ticking. You have to send any necessary documents for the application process quickly. Any delays could destroy a purchase and cost you your deposit. Get an expected closing date, and then keep in touch with the lender periodically until your loan closes. Some lenders close quicker than others.

Choose your mortgage lender many months in advance to your actual home buy. Buying a home is a stressful thing. There are a lot of moving pieces. If you already know who your mortgage lender will be, that’s one less thing to worry about once you’ve found the home of your dreams.

Consider using other resources other than the typical bank when it comes to searching for a mortgage. Family could be a cheap source of a loan, for example. Credit unions are another option and they often offer some great rates. Be sure to consider all of your options when shopping for a mortgage.

As almost anyone will tell you, getting a home mortgage is not the easiest thing in the world. The best way to succeed is to study the topic completely. Use the information you find here as a basis for the rest of your lending knowledge, and use the Internet and books to learn more.

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