Filling Out Equity Applications Once you find the home or else decide to take out an equity loan to re- mortgage your home, you will need to go through the process of filling out an application. After you have submitted the application to the lender, you will receive a denial or acceptance letter shortly. If you are applying for an equity loan at the local bank, then the lender will often fill out the application, while asking you questions. Once the lender decides you are a candidate for a equity loan, the lender will require you to sign a “purchase contract.” During the process of the application, the lender will run a credit check to make sure you do not have defaults, judgments, or other negative credits on your report. The lender will also verify that your source of income is correct. Furthermore, the lender will search for any “liabilities” to determine if you can repay the loan. The lenders, once accepting your application, will then have you sign the “purchase contract,” and then you will start the process of buying the home. You will need an to fullfil an up-front deposit so forth to close the deal. The contract will cover details about the deposits, the price of the home, interest, “proposed closing date” and so forth. You will be expected to attend an “interview” and at this meeting; you will also sign papers, negotiate prices, and pay money if applicable. Most lenders require that the homebuyer sign and complete a “Uniform Residential Loan Application” during the interview. The app will cost you upfront fees possibly, and these fees will include valuation costs, arrangement costs, and so forth. Finally, if you are searching for an equity loan, make sure you know what you are getting into before signing an agreement; if you do not read the fine print and actually understand the stipulations of a given contract, you may find yourself in more debt at the end of the process.