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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.



Parents in North Carolina have traditionally tried to help their kids buy their first house by providing some of the cash needed for the downpayment.  These days, however, we are seeing parents take even bigger steps to try and help their children with a First Time Home Buyer Program. Rates are s...
With all of the “deals” we are hearing about these days, I guess it’s not surprising that people are finding homes with large tracts of land associated with them.  In general, the ratio of “land value” versus “home value” needs to be less than 30%.  This goes for FHA loans, VA loans – Convention...
USDA No Money Down Loans are one of the most requested programs of ANY loan program we do.  We recently had two different families buying a home in North Carolina who had been told that they didn’t qualify for the program – who actually did. The problem for them was that the Loan Officer they ori...

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