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Lender Perspective: Building Realtor Relationships

Lender Perspective: Building Realtor Relationships

During this time of record low interest rates, refinance business is booming.  But as history reveals, this won’t last forever, and when the well of refi’s begins to dry up, mortgage lenders will be turning to purchase transaction opportunities as their primary revenue source.  To capitalize on this, mortgage lenders must have already established a… Read more »

Buying And Selling During A Pandemic

Buying And Selling During A Pandemic

Typically Spring is the busiest season of the year for real estate.  However, with our current circumstances anything but “typical,” potential buyers and sellers are left wondering if it’s a good time to list their home or search for a new one, and how to go about doing it.  As the country emerges from under… Read more »

How To Market Your Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How To Market Your Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Experts agree, these are unprecedented times.  With the latest developments on the Coronavirus announced by the hour we are establishing new ways of completing simple routine tasks that allow us to go about our day.  So how do we accomplish the much larger task of trying to sell a home under these ever-changing conditions?  While… Read more »

Wire Fraud: Don't Let It Happen To You

Wire Fraud:  Don't Let It Happen To You

We live in the cyber-era, and while this allows us to take advantage of historically unprecedented conveniences in our day to day, we are also increasingly exposed to invisible threats to our personal and financial security.  Real estate transactions have become a prime target for scammers, with wire fraud becoming more and more common.  At… Read more »

House For Sale: But why isn't my home selling?

House For Sale:  But why isn't my home selling?

Congratulations!  You’ve listed your home for sale.  All that hard work getting it ready to show should pay off in a quick contract, right?  Unfortunately this isn’t always the case.  As days and weeks go by without an offer, lack of buyer interest can result in frustration, additional stress and expenses.  It’s time to make… Read more »

To Refi Or Not To Refi?

To Refi Or Not To Refi?

You’ve heard the buzz…  mortgage rates are falling to record lows.  So does this mean you should refinance your home today?  While securing a lower interest rate might be the obvious reason to refinance, it’s not the only factor to consider when making this important decision.  As you explore your options, keep in mind there… Read more »

Try Before You Buy With These Questions

Try Before You Buy With These Questions

Although open houses or individual showings are not a necessity in the settlement process, it is heavily advised that all buyers see a home before making an offer. Many people would argue that with today’s technology, including virtual tours and videos, the need for a viewing is eliminated, but what you see on the Internet… Read more »