The Mortgage Files

Nationally syndicated mortgage news and advice from Senior Loan Officer Scott Sheldon.

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Going backwards trying to save for a home?

By Scott Sheldon / March 23, 2017

  Do you need help saving to buy a house? What you think you need and what you actually need may not be the same. Here is what you should know when saving for a home. In order to purchase a home, you need at least 3.5% for a down payment. Another option is Down…

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This common mistake will kill your mortgage

By Scott Sheldon / March 2, 2017

Are you buying a home? This common mortgage mistake can end up creating more unnecessary challenges for you during the underwriting process. Here are the things you should look out for… When you are buying a home, you need to show your lender that you have a down payment and access to funds to close.…

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