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Beware...Internet Loans!

There are some great lenders right in your back yard.

Why do you want to use a company that when you call you can't get to anyone you know.

I had 2 deals that were delayed because of the loan company.

These delays cost my buyers thousands of dollars.


Do your self a favor and work with a local lender!!!!!!



Comment balloon 12 commentsWilliam Feela • January 02 2017 02:42AM


I prefer working with a local lender as well William Feela but I have seen some amazing rates from some of those internet lenders.

Posted by Bob "RealMan" Timm, Bob Timm Owner/Broker National Marketing Realtors (National Marketing Realtors) 3 months ago


Your post is right on point . . . . be very careful of internet loans.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) 3 months ago

While I've had one client had an Internet loan work out, it's still scary.

Posted by Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years (Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!) 3 months ago

Good morning William.  Around here the vast majority of people use a local  mortgage lender. 

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) 3 months ago

Good morning William. So many like the idea of saving and think they know better. No free lunch. Great photo.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) 3 months ago

Not only are they hard to get a hold of, we too often find out that they can't do the loan...but you don't find that out until you are well in to the process.

Posted by Steve Loynd, 800-926-5653, White Mountains NH ( Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., ) 3 months ago

I have mixed emotions about this. I know some that have been very easy and smooth....others...yuck. I think if the buyer is an "easy" approval, it's fine, but otherwise work with someone you can talk with. 

Posted by Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395 (Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395) 3 months ago

If the loan process has any hitch at the last minute, it is a good chance it will not close with an internet lender, at leasst not that day

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 3 months ago

I prefer to work with trusted local mortgage loan officers who have a record of success.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 3 months ago

I love working with trusted local lenders. It just makes the whole process go smoother.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional) 3 months ago

Internet lenders are the scourge of the earth, if you ask me, Bill. Fortunately have only had to work with them a handful of times, but it was a hassle each time.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor (RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC) 3 months ago

I always recommend using a local lender to my buyers.  It is not worth the risk using an online lender.

Posted by Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia (Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia) 3 months ago