less than perfect world we live in, there are some lenders
that have ill intentions for your investment. There are
some tell-tale signs to look for when dealing with a lender
that should inform you if you need to move on.
Remember that there is more than one lender. Walking
out on a deal is not that crucial when your home is on
Honest Lenders Will Never Ask You to Lie
If a lender asks you to provide false information on a
loan application or any other loan document, you should
immediately walk away from the deal. There is no justification
for this kind of action.
Doing this will only hurt you in the long run. A lender
can revoke a loan if it can be proved that you provided
false information. If they wait until you have spent the
money you risk losing your home.
Avoid High Pressure Situations
Getting a home equity loan should not be a very stressful
situation. It is a business transaction that must undergo
certain steps before its completion. If a lender is pressuring
you in anyway to take out a loan with them, find someone
Avoid lenders that contact you about a home equity loan
that you do not need. And it is recommended to stay away
from lenders that pressure you to take out more money
than you need.
Avoid Bad Financial Decisions
Any lender that suggests using a home equity loan to purchase
luxury items or other things that depreciate in value
is giving unsound financial advice. You want to be sure
that your lender can be trusted. A good lender will not
intentionally put you in a financial bind.
Biting Off More than You Can Chew
Avoid lenders that suggest you take out a loan with monthly
payments or fees that are more than you can afford. These
kinds of lenders will pretend to be your friend, by telling
you what to do to get a loan you do not qualify for. The
end results of these loans are usually catastrophic. Believe
it or not, there are some unscrupulous lenders who make
their living off of causing these kinds of failures.
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