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You can feel confident choosing us as your financial partner for this important milestone in your life.
Whether you need to start the home buying process, looking for a preliminary preapproval or need help after the closing, we’re available online, on the phone or face-to-face in your neighborhood branch. We’re with you every step of the way. We service most of our customers’ home mortgage loans.
If you’re a first-time homebuyer or looking for a low down payment loan, consider an FHA loan from PNC Mortgage. These government-backed loans have more flexible credit requirements and typically allow qualified buyers to purchase a home with lower down payments than traditional loans.
You may qualify for up to $5,000 toward closing costs. And make buying a home of your own more affordable.
Typically these fees range from 3% - 5% of the loan amount.
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There are few factors that determine how much you will be qualified to borrow: credit history, Debt-to-Income Ratio and Loan-to-Value/ down payment.
Specific credit requirements vary based on a range of criteria including loan-to-value, debt-to-income ratios, previous credit history, and assets used to qualify for the loan.
Specific debt-to-income requirements vary based on a range of criteria including loan-to-value ratio, assets used to qualify for the loan and credit history but typically a successful applicant will have a debt-to-income ratio (including the proposed loan payment) below 45% of monthly gross income.
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Adjustable rate mortgages can be used to buy a home with as little as 3.5% down with government backed mortgage insurance.
Your rate is calculated based on a variety of factors, including credit qualifications, loan-to-value, loan amount and other criteria, but will generally be about the same as other fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgage loans.
When you buy or refinance, your credit score is one of the first things a lender looks at. It helps them determine if you qualify for a loan, and what interest rate they can offer you.
Factors that affect your Credit Score:
Your credit score reflects how reliable you are as a borrower, and is determined by your track record of borrowing and repaying banks, credit card companies and other lenders.
Lenders start with the par rate, then look at your risk profile to determine what rate they will offer you.
Rates are usually based on a combination of the following factors:
Escrow Payment – That portion of a mortgagor's monthly payments held by a lender or servicer in an account to pay taxes, hazard insurance, mortgage insurance, lease payments, and other items as they become due. Also called impounds or reserves in some states.
An Escrow Account on your loan allows PNC to make payments for certain bills related to your property, such as real estate property taxes, homeowners insurance, flood and other property related insurance, and mortgage insurance. Home buyers are generally required to have an escrow account until a certain loan to value ratio is met.
Escrow Analysis – The periodic examination of escrow accounts to determine if current monthly deposits will provide sufficient funds to pay taxes, insurance, and other bills when due.
Your annual Escrow Analysis Statement contains all the information you need to understand your previous and projected mortgage payments.
House hunting? Getting pre-approved by a mortgage lender can be a smart move, because you'll:
You can often get a commitment letter from your lender in as little as 48 hours, once your paperwork is complete.
To apply for a home loan, you’ll need to provide information about your income, assets and debts, plus any circumstances that may impact your ability to repay.
Be prepared to provide some or all of the items below:
Once you’ve submitted your home loan application, it’s important to understand what to expect along the way. Your PNC Mortgage Loan Officer and home lending team will assist you from application through the closing process.
Here’s the steps you will go through:
Step 1: Loan application Submitted
Step 2: Loan Estimate and Intent to Proceed
Step 3: Submitting Documentation
Step 4: Loan Decision
Step 5: Final Approval
Step 6: Closing
For a more detailed version of these steps, please check out the Application Through Closing article.
How Does It Work?
|PNC Online Banking||Pay your mortgage online using PNC Online Banking. It's free, secure and easy to use.||You can schedule payments from a PNC deposit account or from an external non-PNC deposit account. Click Make a Payment on your account activity screen in Online Banking.|
|Automated Payments||Enroll in the Automated Payment Program and have your monthly payment automatically deducted from any deposit account, including deposit accounts at other banks.||Download, complete, and return the Automated Payment Authorization form to the address or fax number listed on the form, or to your local PNC branch.|
|Pay by Phone||Pay your Mortgage by phone from any account, including accounts at other banks.||Call PNC Mortgage to make a payment.|
|Mail Your Payment||Paying by mail||You’ll need to write your loan number on the appropriate documents and mail them.|
|In-Branch Payment||Paying in branch||Payment is accepted in many PNC bank branch during normal branch hours and is effective as of the date payment is made, although it may take up to 2 business days for the payment to be reflected on your account.|
|Bi-Weekly Automated Payments||Helps you pay off your loan faster and reduce the total interest you will pay on your mortgage.||A draft in the amount of half of your monthly payment is made every 2 weeks and held in escrow. A payment is applied after there are sufficient funds to make a complete payment, resulting in 13 payments being made in a year.|
Need more information? From first mortgage to home equity, from setting up your online account to payment processing – explore the Understanding Home Lending Center to find the answers you need.
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The Property must be located in an eligible market. A PNC Mortgage Loan Officer can help determine your eligibility for this offer. To qualify, borrower’s household income must be at or below 80% of the median household income for the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or the financed property must be located in a low- or moderate-income census tract as designated by the FFIEC. The PNC Closing Cost Assistance Grant may not exceed actual closing costs and prepaids. The PNC Closing Cost Assistance Grant may be applied to primary residence purchase or limited cash out refinance transactions (purpose of refinance must be rate and term only). Additional restrictions and qualifications may apply. PNC Grant amount is subject to change.
**Additional requirements may apply.
For Adjustable Rate Mortgages loans ("ARMs"), rates may increase after settlement.
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