What to Expect

PROCESS   |   CALCULATOR   |   PRODUCTS   |   FAQS
PROCESS   |   CALCULATOR   |   PRODUCTS   |   FAQS


Our Process


Movement Mortgage understands that purchasing a home is one of the biggest purchases of a lifetime. Our competitor's approach to the mortgage process is notorious for being drawn out, stressful, and risky. We've streamlined our process to ensure that the experience of obtaining your mortgage is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Currently over 70% of our loans are processed within 7 business days or less! Movement is excited to bring you home faster.


STEP 1
You submit an electronic application
STEP 2
The underwriter aims to make a decision within 6 hours
STEP 3
The loan is processed according to a 7 Day Processing goal
STEP 4
The loan, if approved, is ready to close!


Mortgage Calculator


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Estimated Monthly Payment:    $455.93

This calculator is made available to you as a self-help tool. All examples are hypothetical and for illustrative purposes only. Any calculations assumes the theoretical borrower will have excellent credit and are based on information you have provided. Any amount calculated is an estimate only. The actual amount may be higher or lower depending on location, loan type, and many other determining factors. This information was prepared by an independent third party, and accuracy is not guaranteed. We encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals regarding all financial issues and needs.



Products


I don't have a lot of money for a down payment

Short on savings to put the standard 20% (or 15% or even 10%) down? Never fear, Movement has several low down payment loan options your loan officer can see if you qualify for. Check out a few that may be right for you.

M.A.P.
Our Movement Assistance Program offers 97% financing WITH the option for eligible borrowers to get a 3% grant - that doesn’t have to be paid back - for covering the down payment. This is one of our newest, most innovative products for qualifying low-to-moderate income home buyers.

FHA
If you’d love to buy a home but lack credit, a down payment, or are unable to cover closing costs, an FHA loan may be the solution. FHA financing was developed to provide homebuyers with an alternative to conventional financing and include attractive and flexible guidelines.

Fannie Mae HomeReady
If you’re a homebuyer with a good credit history and a stable job, but not a lot saved for a down payment, the Fannie Mae HomeReady™ mortgage may be for you. HomeReady is a fixed-rate, affordable housing program for creditworthy, low-to-moderate income borrowers.

Freddie Mac Home Possible and Home Possible Advantage
Looking for a fixed-rate conventional loan that goes easy on the down payment requirement? Look no further than the Freddie Mac Home Possible and Home Possible Advantage mortgage options. Both are for qualified borrowers with good credit history who may have difficulty saving for a down payment.

I want to buy a house that needs some repairs

As renovation and home improvement loans become more and more popular in today’s housing market, Movement offers products such as FHA 203k and Fannie Mae HomeStyle renovation programs to help homebuyers get one loan for both purchase and renovation costs.

A renovation loan program can
• Help you improve or upgrade a home before move-in
• Save your loan approval by increasing the value of a worn down or neglected property
• Save you from separate financing for home purchase and the renovation costs

I'm interested in refinancing for a better mortgage rate or taking advantage of built-up equity

Yes, Movement Mortgage can help you refinance your home if the time is right to lock in a better mortgage rate, or if you’re a longtime homeowner who would like to tap into built-up home equity.

I want to make sure my rate stays the same

One of our most popular mortgage products is a traditional fixed rate loan. This product gives homebuyers the comfort and ease of a consistent interest rate that will not change throughout the life of their loan. A fixed rate mortgage also provides our homebuyers with better control and flexibility to budget their finances.

• Low down payment options available for qualified borrowers.
• Provides for cash-out refinances.
• Loan amounts available up to $424,100.00
• 10, 15, 20, and 30 year terms available.

I'm 62 or older and interested in capitalizing on the equity in my homes to
secure financial independence

Movement Mortgage is one of the nation's most trusted originators of Reverse Mortgages. We help homeowners, ages 62 and older, capitalize on the equity they've built in their homes to secure financial independence and peace of mind. The government-insured Reverse Mortgage Program allows these individuals the ability to access equity within their home, by receiving tax-free advances to spend as they choose.

Ways you can use a Reverse Mortgage:

• Meet healthcare expenses
• Remodeling or home repairs
• Reducing credit card debt
• Planning for long-term care needs
• Purchasing a second home
• Paying off an existing mortgage


FAQs


What price point is right for me?

While keeping your financial health our main priority, Movement Mortgage will determine your borrowing power after considering multiple factors such as your monthly income, employment history, credit score, and overall credit-worthiness. One of our most valuable pieces of advice is that only you can determine the mortgage debt that you're willing to bear, based on your future financial goals. Movement Mortgage provides expert advice to assist you with how much you can comfortably afford to borrow.

Can I still buy a home without 20% to put down?

Absolutely. Movement Mortgage offers a large variety of available financing options for potential buyers with little or no down payment. We've even received recognition and an award for helping borrowers get financed with federal programs which offer forgivable down payment assistance.

Are there any upfront costs I need to budget for? If so, how much should I budget?

Yes. Movement Mortgage suggests a thorough conversation regarding all fees and closing costs associated with sealing the deal of your home. To avoid any last minute surprises, it is essential to plan in advance for various out of pocket costs such as an appraisal, title insurance, and other costs depending on your specific loan situation. For example, some sellers will pay for all or some of your closing costs.

Is getting pre-approved better than getting pre-qualified?

YES. A common mistake homebuyers make, is assuming that getting pre-qualified is substantial enough in a busy market full of other buyers all vying for the same home. In today's market, pre-approval is the way to go. Movement's 7 Day Processing and upfront underwriting will brings our borrowers as close to a cash-transaction as they can get. This gives our borrowers an exceptionally rare advantage in the eyes of a seller, truly setting them above the rest.

How much do I need for a down payment?

Movement experts are here to guide you into the best choice to protect your financial goals and maximize the best rate of return on your investment. Depending on the type of loan you are financing, you may be required to make a down payment ranging from 0 to 20%. There are many advantages to both small and large down payments, including income tax benefits and keeping a portion of the funds available as a financial cushion. Our Loan Officer's provide guidance to our borrowers on their options and the outcomes of each.

How long does it take to obtain a mortgage and close on a house?

While competitors are pushing their closing dates back from anywhere between 30 to 90+ days, Movement Mortgage is setting records in the industry with 7 Day Processing and upfront underwriting. We have streamlined these innovative processes, allowing our Loan Officers to move closing dates up when requested by real estate agents. Imagine: you get the keys to your dream home while others are stuck waiting for underwriting approval.

How does my credit score affect my borrowing power?

Your credit score in addition to other significant factors such as employment history, debt, and monthly income, all play a role in determining your credit-worthiness to the lender. Movement Mortgage offers valuable advice and encourages borrowers to get pre-approved first, increasing their borrowing power for their future purchase.

What if I have more questions?

If you have more questions or were unable to find the answer to your question here, please give us a call. This is one of the biggest purchases of a lifetime, and Movement Mortgage believes in the importance of educating and arming our borrowers with as much knowledge as possible so they may comfortably and confidently purchase their dream home.