Tag Archives: Real Estate

Joel

Modest Economic Pause Raises Minor Questions about the Recovery

The warm winter has given way to even more pleasant days.  The summer is coming quickly and while the weather outside may be delightful, some disconcerting issues have arisen about the economy.  After last year’s summer of discontent and economic  Continue Reading »

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Risk and Reward: Real Estate Edition

The concept of risk has been weighing on my mind a lot these days. I’m not a risk taker. I never have been. In fact, I usually analyze every possible scenario until I identify whatever minuscule risk is involved, and  Continue Reading »

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Chad

Buying Your Next Home Before the Current One is Sold

Mortgage interest rates are great – in fact, at historical lows. There are a lot of great buys in the housing market. That perfect home down the road with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths that was going for $400,000 three  Continue Reading »

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Chad

Top Five Questions Your Mortgage Lender Should Be Willing to Answer

Rates, points, APRs, insurances, origination fees, discount fees, third party fees, processing fees… no doubt, there are a lot of costs associated with obtaining a mortgage. Ironically, regulatory reform meant to help consumers and protect them from the industry “bad  Continue Reading »

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Steve

Facing Down the Prospect of Foreclosure

Chances are you’ve seen some of the fallout of the roughest economy in decades: family homes lost to foreclosure. From city streets to sprawling suburbs, many communities have seen a rise in the number of homes whose owners could no  Continue Reading »

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Katelyn

Veterans at Home: The Benefits of VA Mortgages

Veterans dedicate years of their lives and put themselves at risk to serve their country. There is often not a fully appropriate way to thank them for the sacrifices they have made. However, we can work to help them establish  Continue Reading »

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Leigh

Baby It’s Cold Outside – Is Your Home Ready?

If you’ve got your sweaters, boots and gloves, you’re ready for old man winter, right?  Well, if you’re a homeowner, not quite.  A little time and effort on your part and your home – not to mention your wallet –  Continue Reading »

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Leigh

Refinancing … Is there a better deal out there?

When you hear the word refinancing you probably think of a home equity loan or a mortgage…but have you heard the buzz about refinancing your auto loan?  It may be one of the best-kept secrets in lending.

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Chad

From the Ground Up: Tips for People Financing a New Home

The thought of building a new home comes with mixed emotions; you end up with the house of your dreams, but there is a lot of anxiety that goes along with it. However, working with a mortgage lender that has  Continue Reading »

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Chad

Mom Told Me 2% is the Magic Number to Refinance

It seems like everyone has an opinion on how far rates have to drop before it make sense to refinance. It’s time to stop following water cooler gossip. NNNNOOOOO!!!!!!  Please don’t tell me my mother was wrong! Well, in the  Continue Reading »

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