Being turned down for a mortgage can leave you feeling down and helpless. However, nothing will ever happen if you do not act on it. There are several things that you can do to get another shot. You need to actively make sure that you get results.

First of all, you need to figure out why you have been turned down by a lender. Lenders are required by law to give an explanation as to why they deny you a loan. They are given 30 days to do this from your application date. The explanation comes in the form of writing. The most common reasons why you can’t get a mortgage loan include bad credit history, debt troubles, and insufficient down payments and many of these reasons can be corrected.

When you get your loan denied, you can ask for a second opinion from your lender. As long as you are willing to give an explanation as to why you are eligible, you can be given a second chance. There may be a couple of things that a lender may not have known. Unexpected late payments may ruin your credit. This may be taken into consideration by the lender.

However, if you cannot get a second chance from one lender, there are other lenders that can help you. It may not be easy being turned down. But, if you do not act, you will never get a mortgage loan. Continue to search for other mortgage companies who may be willing to do business with you. Lenders have different criteria when it comes to approving loans so you might still be able to find the right loan company to borrow money from.

Never give up on finding a mortgage company to approve your loan – there are lots of lenders out there, even hard money temporary loaning solutions. If you still run out of luck, you can seek help from a mortgage broker. You do not have to worry about paying for the services of the mortgage broker as they are usually paid by lenders to look for borrowers.

Moe Bedard
My name is Maurice "Moe" Bedard. I am the founder of America's #1 Mortgage Forum, LoanSafe.org. My online work has been featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Fox Business, and many other media publications.