Does My Current Debt Affect Getting A New Mortgage?

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When you apply for a new mortgage, the lender will evaluate your creditworthiness to determine whether to approve your application and what terms and interest rate to offer you. Your existing debt can affect your creditworthiness in several ways: Debt-to-income ratio (DTI): Your DTI ratio is the percentage of your monthly income that goes towards paying off debt. Lenders typically want to see a DTI ratio of 43% or less, meaning your debt payments don't exceed 43% of your gross monthly income. If your existing debt is high, your DTI ratio will be high, and lenders may view you as…
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