“2014 Editor’s Choice: Best Cars”
“Top Picks for 2014: Best Car Models”
“2014 Best Family Car”
These are just a few articles on the launch of new car models. But, the publishing world (online and offline) is full of it. As the new cars were rolled in Austin and Houston auto shows, car enthusiasts started giving their car reviews. Almost every auto-related magazine has a panel of experts that judge a car model and declare it ideal or a dud. The reviews make car buyers ready for choosing the car. This is great, but are you really ready for the TX car loan that comes with the new car?
Are you ready?
Texans are known to be sweet, humble and hard-working bunch of people. And, when you have worked so hard for your money and everything else, you certainly don’t want it to go away. It is for this reason that you should think properly before buying a new car. Keep your financial status in mind. Calculate your monthly expenses and reach an approximate amount that can be paid every month as payment. Don’t opt for a very high number. This is because if you are unable to make a high payment, it will affect your credit score.
A car is the second biggest purchase after a home. Today, new cars are very costly. This results in higher auto loan amounts. It is not advisable to opt for longer loan terms because you may end up having an upside down loan. To avoid such a situation, you need down payment. So, start preparing for down payment as well.
Auto lenders will also check your financials and so, you need them to be solid. They will also require you to have a lower DTI (Debt-to-Income) ratio. So, make sure that you don’t have large mortgages when you are applying for new car loan in the state of Texas.
Are your Documents ready?
There is no point in being just mentally prepared for a new auto loan. It is also important to keep your documents ready. This way your loan process won’t lengthen unnecessarily. So, organize all these documents before applying online for TX auto financing.
1. Identification Proof
2. Recent Pay-Slips
3. Employment Verification Letter
4. Bank Statements
5. Mortgage Details, if you have any.
Are Lenders ready?
Last but not the least; the lending community should be ready to offer you a loan. It is obvious that you might not get approved in the first attempt, but you must at least be desirable by the lending companies.
Check your credit score and find out whether Texan lenders and dealers offer new auto loans for your score.
>> Remember that bad credit history is no longer considered bad but it can cause troubles. If you have a bad credit score, apply with a subprime auto financing company only.
>> If you have been in a bankruptcy, make sure that it is not a red-flag for the lender.
If not, are others ready to help you?
If the lenders are constantly rejecting your loan application, don’t feel alone in the Lone Star State. You can take help of a friend or a relative. Ask them to co-sign your new auto loan agreement. It will help the lenders in establishing faith in your application form.
That’s the end of “getting ready for a TX new car loan” list. Hope you will be able to judge your situation in better light and make preparations for the loan process.
So, Texans! Go get ready for your new car.
All the best!