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Don’t Do It!

You’ve seen lists telling buyers what to do to find the right home but knowing what not to do can be just as important.  After finding the right home, negotiating a contract, making a loan application and inspections, buyers, understandably, start making plans … Continue reading

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Getting the Scoop on Financing

Reposted from March 16  2006: It’s THAT relevant in this market! One of the biggest hurdles that many buyers have trouble overcoming involves financing and lenders. Often, when I ask a buyer if he or she has met with a … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know That Your Lender Won’t Tell You

One of my clients (we’ll call him Bill), was working with another real estate agent, who strongly directed him to a particular mortgage company (one, I may add, that doesn’t have a sterling reputation among my peers).  That lender told him that, … Continue reading

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Getting Out of an Awful Mortgage

If you think you might be getting in trouble with your current loan because the interest rate is climbing faster than you can keep up, take heart and read on. Lenders really don’t want to foreclose on you, so the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Lender, Part 1

Buyers tend to focus on interest rates to the exclusion of all else. They’ll carefully shop rates looking for an eighth of a point off here and a quarter off there and not pay any heed to the lender’s reputation. … Continue reading

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