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Financing Your Home Purchase
Before you actually start looking at homes, the first step is always to talk to a mortgage professional and get pre-approved.

(NOTE: Getting prequalified is not an optional step. All offers to purchase a home must be accompanied by a PRE-QUALIFICATION FORM completed by your mortgage lender.)


Here is my list of Preferred Lenders in the area:

Heather Sorensen  Assistant Regional Sales Manager
Homeowners Financial Group / NMLS # 215869
cell phone: (480) 650-6441
email: heather@homeownersfg.com

Scott Kobashi  Senior Mortgage Banker
VIP Mortgage, Inc. / NMLS # 145502
cell phone: (602) 430-4262
email: scottkobashi@vipmtginc.com

Debbie Flinn  Senior Mortgage Advisor
Bell Mortgage / NMLS # 255443
cell phone: 602-430-7541
email: dflinn@bellbanks.com

Simply contact any of these preferred mortgage professionals and tell them you want to start looking at homes and you need to get pre-qualified. (Mention you are working with Ward Stone.) They will ask you a few questions, then walk you through the financing process and answer any questions you have.

 
PRE-QUALIFICATION TIP -
Your Pre-Qualification from the Loan Officer should NOT be on a specific property. This is a common mistake. The Pre-Qualification should always be on what loan amount YOU can qualify for. 
For example, if you are looking to buy a home and finance $300,000, but you can qualify for a loan up to $400,000. Your Pre-Qualification should be for the $400,000 amount, NOT the $300,000. Why? Because in that scenario, if your Pre-Qual shows $300,000 it will look to the Seller that you can JUST BARELY afford to buy the home. However, if you are financing $300,000 but can qualify for up to $400,000 you will look like a MUCH stronger buyer and that will give us more leverage in negotiating. (This is especially true if there is more than one offer on the home.)
So when talking to the Loan Officer, don't get caught up in talking about a specific home. YOU are getting pre-qualified, NOT a house.





Reverse Mortgages
For more information on reverse mortgages (age 62+), contact;

Bill Parker  Sr Loan Originator
CNN Mortgage
7025 E Greenway Pkwy, Ste 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Direct: 480-296-7743
Cell: 602-565-3646
email: Bill.Parker@cnnmortgage.com
website: www.CNNmortgage.com/Bill-Parker









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