Eleanor's RTP Blog

Mortgage and Lending - Equity Resources - NMLS 67179 Licensed in NC
Covering housing and economic trends of all points surrounding the RTP / RDU (Research Triangle Park), including the major markets of Cary, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill, Durham and Johnston County.



I just got a call from a very nice man who lives in Texas.  He doesn't hear very well, and when I answered the phone, "Hey!  This is Eleanor, how can I help you" (which is what I generally say when I am talking to someone I don't know) he said, "Yeah, Eleanor, I was lookin' at your website and I ...
It is our experience that when the Insurance Companies and the Investors hear that a certain "area" might be affected by a Hurricane, they do the following: Require Inspections What kind of Inspection depends upon the Investor,  Even if the storm has not reached Landfall yet,... let's say you hav...
With the Economy in a “slump” statistics show more and more families have a single parent.  If you are in this situation, and want to purchase a home, there are some very specific details you should know: FHA requires a 3.5% Investment into the Property, which is lower than the 5% charged on most...
I created this with a plugin for Google Apps called SlideRocket. Free - many cool features! What do you think? Is it something you could use to create your Real Estate Listing Presentation with? It was not really that hard to do - the text that I imported in was tricky - I just wanted to see how...
We talk to people everyday who have questions about qualifying for a FHA Mortgage Loan in NC.  FHA Underwriting Guidelines, are actually pretty straightforward.  Unlike qualifying for a VA Mortgage loan (where you must be a qualifying Veteran) or a USDA Home Loan (that requires that you meet inco...

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