June 14, 2015
unsold home, realtor, bad agent

Are homesellers taken advantage of?

Hiring a Real Estate agent to sell your home is not risk-free, make sure your agent is providing you with the services you expect.
November 14, 2013

Jumbo Financing and What It Means for Homebuyers

Jumbo financing consists of a mortgage loan in an amount above conventional conforming loan limits. Currently that limit is set at $417,000. These loans do not “conform” to Fannie Mae (FNMA) or Freddie Mac (FHLMC) loan guidelines.
November 13, 2013
real estate tips, short sale, foreclosure

Short Sales: an alternative to foreclosure

In some situations, it is beneficial to both you and the lender to conduct a short-sale rather than proceed with foreclosure. For the seller, it is definitely beneficial in that it is a slap on your hand credit-wise as opposed to a major hit like foreclosure. The down side of a short sale is that the process takes from 3-7 months depending on the lender.