Mortgage Guide

How to get a home loan

Initial Disclosures Guide

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What happens at your loan closing?

This article explains what happens at your mortgage closing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a great resource for a deep dive into the details. To make it easier, be...

Title Services: The documents you need for...

When placing an order request for the title on your purchase or refinance transaction, NewCastle will request several documents from the title company as a part of our title ser...

Title Insurance 101

Title insurance is one of the many services that is ordered on your home purchase or refinance. This article will breakdown title insurance, what it is, and how it protects you.

Ask the Underwriter: Can the Borrower’s Ca...

I'm making it easier for everyone to understand how the mortgage process works! As part of my brand new "Ask the Underwriter" feature, I'll be posting your questions and my answ...

What is an instant loan approval?

On a road trip West this summer, we often stopped at the same well-known restaurant chain - good coffee, good food, and fast & friendly service. We knew in advance what the expe...

What’s “Loan Purpose”? Why lenders need to...

This article will explain why it’s important to disclose your loan purpose.

Real estate attorneys: What they do and wh...

The moment you submit an offer on your home you should be thinking about who to use for your real estate attorney if you don’t already have one. Whether buying or selling your h...

Ask the Underwriter: Can I refinance my cu...

I'm making it easier for everyone to understand how the mortgage process works! As part of my brand new "Ask the Underwriter" feature, I'll be posting your questions and my answ...