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Conventional Home Loan Basics

Posted by Lee Anderson // November 8, 2017

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A conventional home loan is simply a loan that is not guaranteed or insured by the government. A conventional home loan can be a conforming loan, meaning that it follows the guidelines of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, or it can be non-conforming, meaning that it does not follow these guidelines. So, what are Fannie […]


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Choosing the Right Mortgage Loan and Down Payment Options

Posted by Lee Anderson // November 1, 2017

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Look At Your Finances With so many types of mortgage loans available, how do you choose the one that is right for you? The first thing to do is be honest with yourself about your finances. How much money do you have saved to go towards the down payment and closing costs? Keep in mind […]


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Understanding Mortgage Points

Posted by Lee Anderson // October 25, 2017

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Mortgage points are often part of your loan package. Paying for these points can help you lower your interest rate. However, you will need to determine whether paying for points makes sense for you. In order to make that decision, you’ll want to understand a little more about what mortgage points are. What Are Mortgage […]


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5 Strategies If You Are Considering Buying Houses Wholesale

Posted by Lee Anderson // October 18, 2017

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Are you thinking about buying houses wholesale? Many real estate investors that have been in the flipping market are now seeing an opportunity to jump into wholesale real estate. What does it mean to buy a house wholesale? Buying house wholesale is like flipping homes without all the work that is involved in when rehabbing […]


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Documents Your Mortgage Lender Needs

Posted by Lee Anderson // October 11, 2017

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Paperwork is a big part of getting a home loan. When talking with a lender, everything will go much smoother if you have the documents they need to process your loan. Tax Returns Your lender will need to see your most recent tax return. This includes all the different pages and schedules, not just the […]


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Understanding a Good Faith Estimate

Posted by Lee Anderson // October 4, 2017

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Lenders provide a good faith estimate (GFE) so that you, as a buyer, understand all the charges, fees, and terms associated with your home loan. The good faith estimate will also help you know how much you will need for closing. The GFE is a required document that you will receive within three days of […]


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Is Wholesale Real Estate Investing Right for You?

Posted by Lee Anderson // September 27, 2017

In our world we often get asked the question, “how do I know if investing in wholesale real estate is right for me”? To answer this question, we like to first explain the ins and outs of wholesaling. So, what is Wholesaling in Real Estate? Wholesaling is a process that is similar to house flipping […]


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Five Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas

Posted by Lee Anderson // September 27, 2017

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If you’ve paid any attention to home selling shows on TV, you know that you need to fix up and spruce up your home before putting it on the market. In fact, surveys show that staged homes sell twice as fast as non-staged ones! This is because home staging makes a home stand out from the […]


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Your Comprehensive Home Staging Checklist

Posted by Lee Anderson // September 13, 2017

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You’ve decided to sell your home, and you know that staging the home is a key to a great sale. However, deciding what to do can be a daunting task. That’s why we are providing you with a comprehensive, room-by-room home staging checklist. General Home Staging Tips Declutter the house. If you plan to keep […]


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Painting Your Home: Five Colors Buyers Love

Posted by Lee Anderson // September 6, 2017

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It’s time to prep your home for sale. Do you know the most important thing you can do to sell it faster and for more money? The answer is painting the walls with a fresh coat of paint! Of course, the standard advice is that the walls should be neutral, and most homeowners equate neutral […]


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