When you’re buying land for sale in North Florida, you’ll want mortgage preapproval – and here’s why.
What is Preapproval?
Mortgage preapproval is a process you go through to find out whether a lender is willing to lend you money to buy property or a home based on your current financial situation. If you’re preapproved, that means the lender feels you can make the necessary down payment and that your income is sufficient for making monthly mortgage payments.
How Do You Get Preapproval?
Before you try to get preapproved, check your credit report and credit score. The higher it is, the lower your interest rates will be – and the more favorable the rest of your loan terms will be, too.
Once you’re sure your credit is up to snuff, you can approach a lender to apply. You’ll need:
- Proof of income
- Information about your assets
- Personal information
If your lender needs more information to make a decision, they’ll let you know.
Why Should You Get Preapproved?
Your preapproval letter will show how much property you can legitimately afford to buy. You’ll share your preapproval letter with your real estate agent, because when it’s time to make an offer on a property you want to buy, having a confirmation from a lender can help sellers choose your offer.
Are You Moving to Lake City?
If you’re moving to Lake City, we can help you find the perfect place to live. Call us at 386-243-0124 to tell us what you want from your home and we will begin searching right away.
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