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The goal of my blog is to give you real world mortgage solutions to actual mortgage scenarios I see everyday.
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Thinking about buying a first home and trying to figure out what to do can be an overwhelming thought.  There are a lot of things to consider such as price, payment, amenities, down payment, and qualification.  Plus spending and probably borrowing tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars is a hug...
09/06/2017
CoreLogic reports that home prices, including distressed sales, rose 6.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. From June, home prices increased 0.9 percent month over month. CoreLogic says the "combination of steadily rising prices along with very tight inventory of unsold homes should keep upward...
09/06/2017
The VA appraisal process is different from other appraisal types.  A term that strikes fear is when the VA appraiser invokes the Tidewater Initiative.  Realtors, buyers, sellers, and lenders worry about the purchase falling apart.  But if everyone moves quickly enough, the Tidewater process could...
08/08/2017
Are you currently living with family, staying with friends, or renting an apartment or home?  Are you like many that want to achieve the dream of homeownership for the first time?  This is a huge step and it should not be taken lightly.  Even though Millennials and others may prefer to text or me...
08/07/2017
Thinking about buying a first home and trying to figure out what to do can be an overwhelming thought.  There are a lot of things to consider such as price, payment, amenities, down payment, and qualification.  Plus spending and probably borrowing tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars is a hug...
08/06/2017
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 209,000 jobs were created in July, well above expectations. Revisions to May and June yielded 2,000 more new jobs than previously reported. The Unemployment Rate fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent, the lowest since March 2001. Average hourly earnings...
08/05/2017
After reading, share your 1 best tip for a new realtor in the comments below! Starting any business is tough and that is what you do as a new Realtor.  You become your own business!  So knowing how to become a Realtor and do it right from the beginning involves planning.  Hopefully no one would s...
06/23/2017
You know those furniture store signs “Out for your business”?  Well, Fannie Mae is out for your business!  This year there has been a consistent flow of updates coming from Fannie Mae.  Plus there are more coming!  Most of these include loosening of income, asset, and credit guidelines.  So this ...
06/23/2017
So many things seem to block saving for a down payment on a house.  High rent payments, car repairs, hospital bills, plus other expenses get in the way.  But, there is a special program which allows South Carolina buyers to become homeowners!  It is called the down payment assistance SC program. ...
06/23/2017
The most popular time to buy a home is in the Spring and Summer.  But besides home buying season, it is also Hurricane Season in the Southeast US.  The hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and continues through November 30.  Although hurricanes could form and cause damage before or after ...
06/09/2017
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