There is a lot that goes into getting a mortgage. Let’s set aside, for the sake of this blogpost and time, the emotions and the packing and the moving. Let’s just go with some of the nuts and bolts. It sounds simple, but it’s not all that simple.
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It turns out stolen laptops and mortgage lending have one big connection – TRUST.
A mortgage loan is one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. It is imperative that you work with someone you trust. You are going to be sharing with them your most intimate financial secrets and your biggest financial goals. You need to TRUST that they are working in your best interest to not only get your loan closed on time, but to also ensure that you have the loan that best suits your financial needs. Knowing that you have a place to lay your head at night that is not under a bridge in a cardboard box and that they place your needs ahead of their commission is extremely important. It’s also important to know that your mortgage lender looks at you as a unique individual and not as just another loan. You don’t want them to be in a rut just doing the same old loan for every single customer and not truly assessing your individual needs. That’s a lot of trust to place in one person.
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Getting a mortgage today is a bit paperwork intensive; and that might be an understatement. But, knowing what you need in advance and having it handy will make your mortgage process go a lot smoother. It can also speed up the time it takes to close your loan.
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It is very rewarding to be a part of a company where values are more than just words on a website or mentioned in slick marketing campaigns, but are actual living, breathing values that owners, executives and team members are expected to uphold each and every day.
If you look at any of my social media on a regular basis you can see that I firmly believe that one person can and should make a difference in the world. That each of us should reach out to lend a helping hand whenever possible.
For the third year in a row, my company (yes, I take so much pride in where I work that I call it MY company) has held an annual Charity Challenge. Below is an excerpt (highlights, underlines, bolding are my own) from our president regarding this challenge. Continue reading “Charity Challenge”