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Getting a Mortgage Loan - What to Know (Part 4) - 07/31/09 03:09 PM
EPISODE 13 - REAL ESTATE IN CHANTILLY Home buyers in Chantilly and the other communities of Northern Virginia don't have to go into the mortgage loan process unequipped. In the four-part series we hear from Real Estate in Chantilly contributor, and Bank of America Loan Officer Rob Martinson on what you need to know before applying for that mortgage. It is a jittery environment, with many consumers wondering how they should proceed when it comes to the mortgage aspect of home buying. In this episode we discuss how to select the mortgage loan company and person that will be right for (0 comments)
Getting a Mortgage Loan - What to Know (Part 3) - 07/28/09 03:35 PM
EPISODE 12 - REAL ESTATE IN CHANTILLY If you are a home buyer in Chantilly or one of the other communities in Northern Virginia, and you want to have the added advantage of knowing what to expect before you jump into the mortgage loan process, then this series is just for you. Getting a mortgage - and the property that goes along with it - is not the time to make mistakes. And yet, big mistakes are made every day when it comes to mortgages and real estate. Give a listen to Rob Martinson's insights before you start the mortgage process (0 comments)
Getting a Mortgage Loan - What to Know (Part 2) - 07/22/09 10:02 AM
EPISODE 11 - REAL ESTATE IN CHANTILLY If you are a home buyer in Chantilly or one of the other communities in Northern Virginia, you will want to hear this brief but informative series on what you need to know about the mortgage loan process in the current market. In this second installment of the series, we discuss differences in loan products and programs, Conventional loans vs FHA backed loans, and down payment requirements. Also, don't miss the previous episode which kicked off the series. The Kathy O'Neal Team at REMAX Premier wants Chantilly, Centreville, and Northern Virginia area home buyers (0 comments)
If you are a home buyer in Chantilly or one of the other communities in Northern Virginia, you will want to hear this brief but informative discussion of what you need to know about the mortgage loan process in the current market. In this first installment of the series, we discuss the fundamental concepts of getting your mortgage loan. Where do you start? What can you expect? What are the charges you will incur? How much money will you need for down payment? What about credit scores? In this four-part series on (0 comments)
HOME INSPECTIONS: HOW SELLERS CAN PREVENT THE COLLAPSING DEAL - 07/03/09 11:52 AM
EPISODE 9 - REAL ESTATE IN CHANTILLY RADIO If you are considering selling your home, you probably know that a prospective home buyer will likely want a professional inspection of your property, as a condition of their purchase. You and your real estate agent have worked hard to get a qualified buyer, but deals fall through every day because of issues discovered during the home inspection.
As an informed home seller, what should you know about before the buyer's home inspection is performed? What are the "deal breakers" that cause buyers to run for cover? What are the big problems (0 comments)
As I work with buyers and sellers in Chantilly and Northern Virginia, I like to keep a watchful eye out for how our area is similar or different than what I am seeing in the national trends. I don't have a definitive answer, and never will because the market is dynamic, and oh so local. I see variations down to the neighborhood level, as supply and demand exerts its influence from community to community. As the present moment, in my travels, I see a lack of listings of non-distressed properties. But these things are fluid. Looking at the national level (0 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.