Rodney Mason - Conv, FHA, VA, USDA, Renovation

Mortgage and Lending - Guaranteed Rate NMLS# 2611 - NMLS #151088



On March 10, 2010, USDA announced that funding for the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program will most likely be exhausted by the end of April.  Previously, when funding began to run out near the end of the fiscal year, USDA would issue Conditional Commitments "subject to receipt of appro...
Important information that condo buyers need to be aware of.Buying a condominium unit can be more involved than buying a single family home. This is because you have to worry about both the unit itself and the condominium project as a whole. 10 Questions You Must Ask Before Purchasing A Condomini...
                                                                     Much has been written and said since January about HUD reducing the seller concession limit on FHA loans from 6% down to 3% of the sales price.  Unfortunately, a lot of it is false information.  On January 20, 2010, HUD announce...
Great points on why it is so important to speak to knowledgeable lender prior to beginning the home search.    I talk to potential buyers every day. Most of them give me a call about a specific property they have seen on the Internet that they want to see right away. At some point in the initial ...
For 2010, the conforming loan limits remain unchanged from last year.                                                One-Family      Two-Family      Three-Family       Four-Family Georgia (except Greene)      $417,000          $533,850           $645,300             $801,950 Greene County        ...
For 2010, FHA loan limits remain unchanged from last year.                                      One-Family      Two-Family      Three-Family   Four-Family Atlanta-Marietta MSA     $346,250        $443,250          $535,800         $665,850 Athens-Clarke MSA        $298,750         $382,450       ...
ACT NOW......Time is running out for Fannie Mae's latest offer.  Buyers who qualify for this special offer must close by April 30th.  Fannie Mae is currently offering a 3.5% incentive* for buyers who purchase and close on a Fannie Mae-owned home on or before April 30, 2010. Buyers purchasing prop...
Many Georgia residents have still not taken advantage of the appliance rebates current going on. The rebates range from $25 to $199 for a qualified purchases in the State Energy Efficient Appliance Program.  Georgia received approximately $8.6 million in funds to offer in the form of rebates.  Re...
  I love football and was thinking about the Super Bowl, and Betty White came into my thoughts.  I started thinking how Betty White is like a Good Realtor. In case some of you don't care for football or didn't see it, here's the commercial Betty appeared in (along with another crazy actor, older...
Obtaining a Pre-Qualification letter should be a buyer's first step in the home buying process.  As a home buyer making one of the largest purchases of your life, you need to know the important facts and any potential obstacles....upfront.  The good and the bad needs to be discussed so that an ap...

Rodney Mason

VP of Mortgage Lending - AL, FL, GA, SC, & TN
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