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How does a lender determine the amount one can qualify for when applying for a home loan?

Asked by Trulia Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Wed Mar 6, 2013

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It's a system that works backwards.

We figure what your debt to income maximum payments can be, then apply them to standardized ratios.

It all goes through the Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac computer systems to determine sale-ability to the secondary market.

They take into account income, assets, credit, appraisal, property type and other factors to garner the approval.
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It is an equation that looks at your credit score your income and your debt
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Freds RIght.

Debt to Income Ratio.

My financial manager could help you get preapproved. Email me if your interested. Then we can go look at houses which is the best part other then picking your home that fits your needs!

Jon Unrath
Weichert Realtors Media
267 968 1505
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