The Economic and Housing Markets

Fed Raises Rates says 2 more to follow

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June 15, 2017 : Fed raises rates and says two more increases likely This week’s Markets In A Minute fills us in on home prices, the news that the fed raises rates an what  is expected in the next few months Prefer video? Find out what happened in the markets here: As expected, the Fed […]

Do's and don'ts to stay approved

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts to stay approved

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You got your loan approval, congratulations! But the work is not done. Now you need to make sure you don’t mess up  that approval. Follow these do’s and don’ts to stay approved and it should be smooth sailing! Don’ts to stay approved Don’t make any large purchases. The additional debt or reduction in your assets […]

Reverse Mortgages

Why Consider A Reverse Mortgage Loan?

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Why? Because no matter what your needs may be, a reverse mortgage could be the solution. First, what is a reverse mortgage? A reverse mortgage is an FHA insured loan that allows eligible homeowners to “draw” from the equity either in a lump sum or on a monthly basis. The Benefits A Reverse Mortgage or […]

Door-to-homeownership

Your Past Doesn’t Have To Get In The Way of Your Future

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Buyer Tips and Advice, FHA Loans, Loan Progams, Mortgage Knowledge, USDA loans, VA Loans

Your past doesn’t have to get in the way of your future The financial challenges of the past don’t have get in the way of your future. If you had a bankruptcy, foreclosure or short sale in the last few years, you are not alone. There were OVER 7.7 million foreclosures between 2007 and 2016** […]

How to save for a down payment in one year

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What? Save for a down payment in one year? Am I nuts? Well, maybe a little, but not because of this! How to make it possible to save for a down payment You don’t need to give up everything to save for a down payment. Simply cut back just a bit. Morning Coffee Starbucks$4.50 x […]

2018 Tax bill changes

2018 Tax Bill Overview

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2018 Tax Bill Changes Overview Thinking about the 2018 tax bill in neither a fun nor an easy to understand topic.  However, it is something that affects all of us. I hope that the overview below comparing the 2017 rules to the 2018 tax bill will help you make the information more manageable. One quick […]