The Mortgage Files

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

Why These 2 factors drive housing prices above all else?

Why these 2 factors drive housing prices above all else

By Scott Sheldon / October 31, 2021

People are astonished at how housing prices are so strong right now. These 2 Housing factors are playing a very important role in the housing market. More importantly in one’s ability to decide to purchase a home Your income people. Do not buy houses unless they’re feeling good about their income. More specifically, their job…

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Stop blaming the long program because you can't get into contract. This is a real estate agent problem not a mortgage problem.

Why its a real estate problem, not a mortgage problem

By Scott Sheldon / October 20, 2021

If you’re trying to buy a home, you’re preapproved, and you’ve been making offers, but you keep losing out because you have multiple offers, here are some things you need to consider. 1st things 1st, this is provided that your loan is fully intact, that you are well qualified, and that the loan essentially is…

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How to win in today's competitive real estate market

How to win in today’s competitive real estate market

By Scott Sheldon / September 29, 2021

It’s no surprise that there’s competition in the market right now. And it’s particularly challenging to get your offer accepted to purchase a home. If you’re preapproved, using financing to buy a house and you’re having a tough time getting your offer accepted, here are a few things you can do to spruce your offer…

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