A Santa Rosa mortgage broker with a unique perspective.
To help my clients purchase a home with a financial planning perspective.
A home loan should not feel like an assembly-line process. I believe that in-person consultations are best and helping to educate borrowers about every aspect of the home financing process is my most important task. Pre-planning in advance is critical so that nothing is rushed later in the process. Clients come in with questions and leave with incredible knowledge that will last a lifetime. Knowledge that will be indispensable when they need it most. We won’t just talk about a mortgage—I will take you through the entire home buying experience including real estate contracts, what to expect from your realtor (and how to choose a quality one), techniques to give you an edge in a competitive real estate market, credit score improvement if needed, milestones to expect during the home buying process (A to Z), and finally, what to expect after you close on your home (yep, there’s more after you get the keys). Please call to book a pre-planning appointment—in person if you can. I don’t run hit and run shop—I am focused solely on our customer’s fantastic experience.
High mortgage rates got you down? Please have a look at what the big banks are quoting today: Mortgage Rates – Today’s Rates from Bank of America. Now, call my direct rate quote hotline so I can show you the power of wholesale mortgage lending @ (707) 763-7900. I’ll ask a few short questions and will deliver a quote based on your unique financial situation that is sure to amaze. Ask for Scott.
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All mortgage rates displayed are provided by Zillow based on borrowers with credit scores between 680-740 and represent averages and trends. Please consult with Scott Lawson to receive a personalized rate for your specific situation.
Conventional mortgages are ideal for buyers with good credit and money to put down. They typically require a higher down payment, usually 5%–20% and also have higher income and credit score requirements than government loans. Typical fixed-rate loans have a term of 30 or 15 years.
FHA loans are designed to benefit first-time homebuyers and buyers with less than perfect credit and not a lot of money to put down. FHA loan limits vary by county. View the FHA loan limits in your area.
If you are a veteran or a current member of the U.S. military, you can apply for a VA Loan, which currently offers up to 100% home financing. Thank you for your service!
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