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Navigating Through The Mortgage Process with Our Partner in Quality, FBC Mortgage

Financing your new Maronda Home using our full-service mortgage banking preferred lender, FBC Mortgage, is easier than ever before! Not only do they have a Builder Division dedicated exclusively to Maronda Homes, they work closely with our sales reps to determine the best financing solutions for each and every homebuyer. With a full array of mortgage products offered: conventional loans, FHA, VA, and state and local programs, they have one goal in mind – to help you afford the new construction home of your dreams.

We’ve compiled 10 steps to help our homebuyers understand FBC’s mortgage process and what to expect while navigating through it:

Step 1: Pre-approval

Get Pre-Approved from our Lender, FBC Mortgage, to determine your budget for purchasing a home.

Step 2: Home Search

Research Maronda locations, communities, and floor plans, and start building your dream home. For more information, reach out to a sales rep or learn more about the home buying process here.

Step 3: Application

Complete the initial application and disclosures, and provide any additional or updated supporting documentation not submitted during the pre-approval process.

Step 4: Appraisal

An appraisal is ordered after your deposit/intent to proceed is received, during the first week of the contract phase.

Step 5: Processing

A loan processor will review your file to make sure it paints an accurate picture of your financial situation. They will confirm all the required documents are included in the file and make requests for any that are missing.

Step 6: Underwriting

The underwriter receives your file from processing and will reply with a “conditional approval,” meaning the mortgage is approved, but there are conditions that need to be cleared to obtain a “final approval.”

Step 7: Clearing Conditions

Any documents requested by the underwriter are obtained. Once received, the underwriter reviews these documents and clears the conditions in order to issue the “final approval” status.

Step 8: Clear to Close

The underwriter completes their review of the documents and issues a “clear to close” status. At this time, a closing day and time are confirmed.

Step 9: 10 Day Items

At this point, we are within 10 days of the scheduled closing. FBC must perform the 10 Day Items List. This includes final verification of employment and a soft pull of your credit to check for new inquiries.

Step 10: Closing

You and Maronda will sign the closing documents and complete the sale of the property.


Congrats, you’ve successfully closed on a brand new Maronda Home! The mortgage process is just one step of many during the home building process. Learn about the other steps it takes to build a new home here.