FHA Back To Work – Extenuating Circumstances

ADDED April 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Today’s post is brought to us by Deb LaPierre of Academy Mortgage.   Did you know that is it now possible to purchase a home 1 year after short sale, bankruptcy, or foreclosure??   In addition to meeting the standard FHA guidelines, loans originated under these new guidelines must meet all other applicable FHA eligibility…Read More »

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows in Your Chandler Home

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How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your Chandler home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a whole new look and transform a dull interior into a bright living space. Take…Read More »

Do VA Appraisals Come in Different Than Conventional Appraisals?

ADDED April 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Would you say that VA loan appraisals come in lower (or differently at all) than bank appraisals done for a conventional loan? No difference in my experience. Appraisers don’t vary their comparable sales based on the type of loan, rather the proximity of the comps to the subject and similarities in features, upgrades. etc. The…Read More »

Is it OK to Bring My Kids When Looking at Houses?

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I get asked this question quite frequently, and being the nice guy that I am, it can be difficult to be direct with clients about the answer. Depending on the ages of the children, typically it is best to arrange someone watch them at home and not take them on the showing appointments. The main…Read More »

I Got A Foreclosure Letter – What Do I Do?

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“I’m in foreclosure – what do I do?” I hear this question alot in my line of work. See if you can relate to this: You know you’ve missed some mortgage payments and it’s just a matter of time until the bank starts foreclosure proceedings. You’re stressed because you haven’t been able to make ends…Read More »

Relocating Your Home With Kids

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Moving impacts everyone in your home

Your home is a place of stability and peace for you and if you have children, it can be a grounding force in their lives. Relocating to a new community (or even a new block) can be a very challenging, though exciting, event for you and for them. As friends and schools are left behind,…Read More »