Who’s Who in Real Estate

Who’s Who in Real Estate

Thank you to all of my clients & team for making 2012 an exceptional year! I am honored to be recognized as the Number 1 loan officer in purchase volume for the 2nd consecutive year!

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Simple Tips To Keep Your FICO High

Simple Tips To Keep Your FICO High

For today's home buyers and refinancing households, the value of "good credit" has never been higher.

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Spring DIY Projects: How to Build a Treehouse That the Kids Will Love

Spring DIY Projects: How to Build a Treehouse That the Kids Will Love

If you have children, no home is complete without a treehouse. Besides the fact that treehouses provide kids with hours of entertainment, they can also confer ancillary benefits that are hard to quantify. When building any type of treehouse, keep the following tips in mind.

Mar 27, 2015     Comments Off
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3 Reasons Why Your Mortgage Lender Might Ask for Your Tax Returns – And Why You Should Provide Them

3 Reasons Why Your Mortgage Lender Might Ask for Your Tax Returns – And Why You Should Provide Them

Typically, a mortgage lender will include a request for least the last two to three years of your income tax returns with this documentation. There are several reasons why a lender may need to review your tax returns and why you should provide requested documentation as soon it is requested.

Mar 26, 2015     Comments Off
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FHFA: Home Prices Rise 0.30 Percent in January

FHFA: Home Prices Rise 0.30 Percent in January

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported that home prices rose by a seasonally-adjusted rate of 0.30 percent in January, and were 5.10 percent higher as compared to home prices in January 2014. FHFA oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and its home price report is based on sales of homes financed by mortgages owned or backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Mar 25, 2015     Comments Off
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Considering a Reverse Mortgage Loan? Here’s What You Need to Know

Considering a Reverse Mortgage Loan? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you are like many other seniors, you may not have a huge cash reserve available in your bank account, but you may have a sizable nest egg in your home. The fact is that you can tap into that equity without selling your home or taking on a mortgage payment when you apply for a reverse mortgage.

Mar 24, 2015     Comments Off
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 23, 2015

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 23, 2015

Last week’s events included the National Association of Home Builder’s Housing Market Index, which fell to its lowest reading since last summer. Other news included reports on housing starts and building permits, the FOMC meeting statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s press conference.

Mar 23, 2015     Comments Off
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Three Unique Upgrades That Will Drive Your Home’s Resale Price Through the Roof

Three Unique Upgrades That Will Drive Your Home’s Resale Price Through the Roof

If you are a homeowner, you should always be thinking about ways that you can boost the resale value of your home. Whether you are planning on putting the home on the market, or simply want to be prepared for the future, there are upgrades that can make your property more desirable.

Mar 20, 2015     Comments Off
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