Welcome to my blog. I'm a Southern Califoria Realtor specializing in short sales specifically in South Orange County. My goal is to provide you with honest and extraordinary service and expertise. I hope that you will find this blog helpful and that you will continue to follow my updates. Your comments are welcome.
For serious home shoppers, the number 1 thing is they better have everything in order, according to the National Association of Realtors. That means that, before the real home shopping begins, you want to get financing in place.
And the preapproval process is "much more extensive" than it was a few years ago.
That documentation around income and assets is very essential, more so than in the last five years.
Improve your chances by: getting financing in place before you walk through the first house. Otherwise, How do you know how much you can afford?