Leah Reed, Mortgage Loan Officer

Leah Reed

Mortgage Loan Officer

Central Bank of the Ozarks
3333 S. National Ave. Suite 201
Springfield, MO 65807
p: (417) 841-4338
c: (417) 300-4663
f: (417) 569-1630
Email Leah
NMLS# 1965148

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Mortgage Checklist

This checklist can help you gather the documents you need to proceed with the loan.

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  • Completed Loan Application and Signed Authorization
  • Homeowners Insurance Declaration Page (If refinancing)
  • Current Mortgage Statement (If applicable)
  • W2s from last two years
  • 30 days pay stub with YTD earnings
  • 2 months current bank statements, all pages
  • Social Security or Pension Awards letters (If applicable)
  • 2 Years tax returns
  • Divorce Decree (If applicable)
  • Trust Documents (If applicable)

Leah Reed, Mortgage Loan Officer, has over 15 years of experience in the real estate and lending industry. She is committed to offering excellent customer service to her clients while sharing her knowledge. Leah’s personal goal is to make sure her clients are informed and know what to expect up front, ensuring a more enjoyable home buying experience.

Leah is a lifelong Southwest Missouri resident and is an active member of the Greater Springfield Board of Realtors.

Calculate Your Future Mortgage Payment

The parts of your monthly mortgage payment include both repayment of the loan principal and the monthly interest on the outstanding balance. A mortgage payment can also include pre-payments on property taxes, homeowner’s insurance and monthly homeowner’s association dues into an escrow account managed by your lender. Calculate your estimated yearly costs below and monthly payment to help you decide how much you can afford.



Mortgages 101: Fixed Vs. Adjustable [Infographic]

New homeowners standing outside their new home

Making the choice to buy a home is quickly followed by a plethora of other decisions you will have to carry out, like where the house will be located and what you want in your perfect new abode. One of the most important decisions you'll need to make is what type of mortgage works best for you.

This choice is crucial because it will affect your finances for the next few years, if not decades, of your life. There are so many options that first-time homebuyers, or even experienced homebuyers, might feel overwhelmed with the decision.

However, once you understand the pros and cons of the various mortgage options, this decision will be easier for you. (read more...)