Frequently Asked Questions

What credit score do I have to have to qualify for a home loan?

We can lend down to a 620 credit score.

How much money do I need to have as cash down when I buy a home?

You can buy a home with as little as 3.5% down, and that money can be gifted from a family member!

How do I start the process?

The first step is to complete our easy online form or call us today. We have representatives standing by ready to get the ball rolling.

Can I use the Educators Mortgage for a second home or investment property?

Yes! We can help with your primary residence, vacation home, and even investment property.

How long does the process take?

When purchasing or refinancing a home, our branch averages 20 days for our turn-around time.

Can I still buy a house if I’ve had a bankruptcy?

Yes you can, FHA has a minimum waiting period of is 2 years for a Chapter 7, and 12 months for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Can I still buy a house if I’ve had a foreclosure, or a short sale?

Yes you can, with an FHA borrowers must wait a minimum of 3 years after a short sale is complete, or 3 years after a foreclosure is complete to apply for a new home loan.

What does it cost to apply?

We do not charge an application fee for the Educators Mortgage Program. There is no cost or obligation to review your needs.

What hours do your loan officers work?

We are available 24 hours a day to meet your needs.

Are your loan officers licensed?

Yes, all of our loan officers are fully licensed through the National Mortgage Licensing System. You can look up our licensing through their website:

How does the home purchase process work?

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How does the home refinance process work?

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