Dos and Don’ts When Buying a Home

When you are in the process of buying a home, or are planning to buy a home in the near future, it’s important to keep in mind some things that may have a negative impact on your financial situation.

Do’s & Don’ts – Sabrina Nelke from PremierMortgage on Vimeo.

When applying for a home loan, there some do’s and don’ts that can cause problems with your loan.

Do’s and Don’ts when Applying for a Loan.

  • Don’t make changes to your credit:
    • Don’t open any new loan or credit accounts.
    • Make all credit payments and keep your credit balances as they are.
    • Avoid new accounts such as fitness or workout gyms and cell phone accounts.
    • Don’t close accounts, or transfer or consolidate credit balances.
  • Avoid spending
    • Don’t make large purchases such as furniture, boats, cars, jewelry or home improvement.
  • Bank account
    • Don’t make unusual deposits into your bank account.
    • Don’t overdraw your bank account
  • Speak with us before transferring money between accounts, including gifts from family members.
  • Elective medical procedures
    • While you should get any necessary medical treatment recommended by your doctors, avoid starting new elective procedures such as cosmetic surgery or braces for your kid.

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