Refinancing refers to the replacement of an existing debt obligation with a debt obligation under different terms. The most common consumer refinancing is for a home mortgage.
If the replacement of debt occurs under financial distress, it is also referred to as debt restructuring.
A loan (debt) can be refinanced for various reasons:
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Below is a brief summary of the mortgage loan process. Please note, this process is not concrete and certain steps of the process may change based on individual situations.
Do NOT black out or cross out any information on documents or they will not be accepted by underwriting. Additionally, please make sure all submissions via email are in .pdf format.
Must reflect the last 30 days and include: borrower name, company name, company address, pay period, pay date, salary/wages, current payment information, year-to-date information.
Must reflect the last two months (NOTE: If a retirement account is included, must be quarterly statement). Must include: borrower’s name, address, account number, bank name. All pages in numerical order, even if blank. NO ONLINE PRINT OUTS ACCEPTED!
Must include documents for the last two consecutive years (all pages/schedules). NOTE: Self-employed borrowers will need copies of all K-1s if ownership in business is 25% or more; copies of all pages of business returns will be required.
Must be legible. Must be provided by all borrowers/co-borrowers.