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Hi all: I hope you're well! Things are returning to normal... Why do I say that? This morning I was driving on Petrovitsky Road in our neck of the woods and saw that a long ago abandoned and foreclosed home (and a nice one at that) was being painted and worked on. Whether the bank was doing it or...
Good morning! If you're a consumer looking to buy a home in the Bellevue, WA. or surrounding tri-county area pay attention. I just had a client make an offer on a Fannie Mae owned home in Renton, WA. The list price was $385,000 and it sold for more than $400,000. It was a nice home on almost an a...
Hi all: I had the distinct pleasure of having great service twice today. It was amazing. How do you define great service? Today my car wouldn't start at lunchtime after starting fine earlier this morning. This was the second time my car appeared dead in the last few days. One of my acquaintances ...
Hi all: I hope you're well and had a nice weekend! Last night I received a phone call from a client of mine who put her home on the market and then left for vacation. Upon her return she had 6 offers to consider. My client smartly called her lender and asked me my opinion. She knew that the appra...
Hi all: I hope you're enjoying your day! I was just thinking about the allure of having everything done online, especially if you're looking for a mortgage. Let's face it. We're all busy. Our intent to do things is multiplied by how simple and problem-free it is to get them done. I get that. I'm ...
Good morning! I hope you're well. We're back to the rain here after a very nice and sunny weekend. I was thinking this morning about mortgage interest rates and trending with the upcoming Presidential election in November. Thus the title of my post "Don't say I didn't tell you so!" As many of you...
These are some great tips. We all stagnate at times. Yet I think it's important we keep on going. However we do this isn't important. Enjoy the read!Recently my fiancé was nice enough to introduce me to the detoxing process.  As we all know this is a process to clean your body of toxins.  Don’t g...
Good  morning! I hope your week is off to a bang up start and that you had a great weekend! I wanted to update you on what I've learned about the government's massive new refinancing initiative known as HARP 2.0. To refresh your memory, HARP 2.0 is the plan to allow homeowners who are upside down...
We are now 48 hours into the new release of HARP 2.0, the government's latest effort at helping people refinance who are upside down in their mortgage. But the devil is in the details! Here is what is coming true. If you have a mortgage owned by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be able t...
Good morning! Welcome to windy and rainy Seattle! I was thinking will HARP 2.0 become HYPE 2.0 instead? As many of you may be aware, a brand new program called HARP 2.0 will be debuting on Monday. Among the highlights are the ability for homeowners to refinance their mortgage even if underwater w...

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