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Old 03-03-2008, 11:27 AM
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What are the odds of it going horribly wrong after getting the loan agreement in principle. I am on tender hooks here waiting for a decision which apparently will take up to a week to make. My only experience of underwriters was for my mortgage and that was a horrific prolonged experience! (we made it through though!) They did not ask for any futher details from us such as bank statements or utility bills just asked us to sign the paperwork and the direct debit mandate and said they will be in touch in a week. Is this a good sign? I am nervous!
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Old 03-03-2008, 11:44 AM
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Underwriters are paid to protect the lenders assets. It's not possible to predict outcomes, there are hundreds of variables and hundreds of different factors that can cause a decline.

We arrange secured loans and can safely say the percentage of declined applications is much greater than this time last year. One guy got declined for a 10,000 secured loan despite him having 100,000 equity.

The bottom is that people must ensure they stay credit worthy now, the days of easy borrowing are gone.
People who do not borrow are generaly much happer people long term, so if you do get declined see it as positive!
I own a small company providing bespoke information to those wanting to understand the world of mortgages. I have now decided not to be regulated by the FCA. I gladly provide information on lenders that DO NOT PAY COMMISION. The FCA have confirmed my non regulated service complies with all rules.
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