About the Loan Process

There's quite a lot to do when you get a mortgage loan. You wouldn't be researching mortgage loans if it were possible to get a loan in one day by filling out a simple application. We do the heavy lifting for you, so you can concentrate on what's important — preparing to move into your new home or saving money.

Getting a home loan involves four major steps.

Step one: Decide on your maximum loan amount

A couple of factors determine this amount. What kind of monthly payment are you looking for? What is the maximum you can borrow from a lender, given your income and credit history? You can get a good idea of your preferred payment abount using the calculators on our website. We'll also help you through different scenarios by asking a few simple questions. Based on standard lender guidelines, we'll get you a good idea of what kind of terms and loan program you can expect to benefit most from.

Step two: pre-qualify for your loan

This is where the process really begins and Family Mortgage Company of Hawaii, Inc. NMLS #244497 can really save you money. You will provide information on your employment, your assets, and your residence history. You'll give us your employment, asset, and residence history information. We will get your credit report and score (with your permission. After we've finished reviewing the provided information, we'll provide you with a pre-qualificaiton letter. Be careful with this letter — it is a great tool for buying your new home! Your real estate agent will use the pre-qual (as they may call it) in order to make the best offer on the home you choose. While you're shopping for your new house with your agent, we find the best program for you.

Step three: apply now! We make it easy

Once you have made the offer and the sellers accept it, it's time to apply for the loan. It couldn't be easier, and you can do it online, right here on our site. After the offer has been accepted and you have applied for your loan, we will order the professional appraisal on the home.

Step four: funding

Your real estate agent and the seller's will work together to decide on a title company to handle the funding of your loan. We'll coordinate with this company to make sure the papers your lender needs are avaiailable, and you'll probably}likely sign everything at this company's officeWe coordinate with this company on your date to close. Since you will not have to worry with this coordination, you get to concentrate on moving, paint colors, carpet, and the fun parts of getting a new house.

You've answered a few questions, provided detailed information, applied online, and the next thing you know, you are deciding when to move in! Family Mortgage Company of Hawaii, Inc. NMLS #244497 is in the business of mortgage loans; you're not — so we do the work. Doesn't that make sense?

Have questions about the loan process? Call Family Mortgage Company of Hawaii, Inc. NMLS #244497 at (808) 935-0678. We answer questions about the loan process every day.

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