Securing financing is just one part of getting into a new home. Metro First Realty is seasoned at aiding new and experienced in all areas of real estate. Contact us if your needs include a real estate pro experienced at the business side of buying and selling.

Are you going to finance your home?

Feeling lots of anxiety over applying for a mortgage? You don't have to be. Being connected with some lending companies in Edmond has helped us realize a lot of the things that will make the process of applying for a loan very manageable.

1 – Organize a list of questions about your loan program

If you find that you do not thoroughly comprehend the ins and outs of all the various programs, be sure you bring a list of questions with you. One of our lenders or staff can assist you with understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each one, because it's a challenge to understand the differences between both fixed and adjustable rate mortgages.

2 – Decide when you want to lock

Locking in the rate denotes that your mortgage lender guarantees the interest rates for the loan – normally at the time the loan application is sent in. By floating the rate, you can lock the rate at any time between the day you apply for your loan and at the time of closing. Those who opt to float conclude the interest rates will dip in the near future. Click here to see the outlook for the next 90 days of interest rates.

3 – Decide if you want to pay additional points to decrease your interest rate

When you choose to pay additional points to lower the rate of your loan, you'll pay for them in cash at closing. Every point is 1 percent of the loan. Click here to use our points calculator. This tool will assist you with deciding if purchasing points is the best option for you.

4 – Gather your paperwork

Acquiring a mortgage loan requires a lot of paperwork, so you should take some time to get your documentation together. Click here to preview normal information that goes on a loan application.

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