There’s an old adage He Who Has the Gold Makes the Rules aka ‘ The Other Golden Rule’. Nothing could be further from the truth in this scenario so the best answer here is ‘It depends’.
Here are some of just some of the national and local numbers that … More Raleigh Area Real Estate Update June 2015
Early in your loan application process, your lender will arrange for a home appraisal. Borrowers are sometimes confused about this process. They have a pretty good idea about what the home they want to buy is worth but the appraised value can sometimes be very different from that number. Continue reading What’s involved in the Home Appraisal Process?
Can a Homeowners Associations foreclose when I have a mortgage? It’s a question that I am asked frequently by borrowers … More When can Homeowners Association foreclose?
The importance of a second opinion Cancer, transmission repairs and mortgage loans; none have the same impact on our lives … More Why Your Mortgage Merits a Second Opinion
Who knew that there were so many undocumented chickens living in the shadows just waiting to spread their wings and … More Garner Approves Zoning Change to permit Backyard Hens
What we’re going to talk about today are the four main things that all banks and mortgage lenders look at when you apply for a mortgage today.
These are going to be the same four things regardless if you are a veteran move-up or first time home buyer.
Continue reading Four (4) Main Things All Mortgage Lenders Look At
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Buying a home in Raleigh is getting tough!
Regardless if you’re a first time homebuyer looking for a cozy (realtor speak for small) 3 bedroom ranch styled home or a veteran move up buyer purchasing your dream home one thing that is consistent across that supply of housing in Raleigh-Cary and all over Wake County is that it’s tight! Continue reading Buying a home in Raleigh is getting tough!
Working with Realtors; Why Experience Matters
I’ve been a mortgage loan officer since 1998. During that time I have helped literally thousands of families to purchase and finance their homes. During that period I have also worked with hundreds of real estate brokers. One thing that has remained constant is that not all real estate agents are equal. While they all have a license, hopefully so do all motorists on the road, yet on any given commute we can clearly see the difference in motorists. Unfortunately it’s not that easy to gauge the skills and ability of a real estate broker.