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Do You Know Your Finishes?Well if you're anything like me, you don't have a clue.  I just know I don't like the one that wipes off the paint when you wipe down the wall or stain.  I stumbled on this info after going to Home Depot and talking to the paint Rep, and thought I would share: So you wan...
11/09/2016
If you already have a VA mortgage at a set interest rate, you may think you're done. But, one of the most powerful features of a VA mortgage is the possibility of easily reducing your existing interest rate by getting what's called a "Streamline Refinance" or Interest Rate Reduction Loan (IRRRL)....
10/17/2016
No all the houses for sale don't look like the ones on Flip this House or Millionaire something or other.   Many times there are homes for sale that are Short Sales or Foreclosures or properties that have been rented to tenants that have just disrespected the property.  Either way, the owners don...
10/17/2016
  If you've been wondering what the housing market looks like in Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties in Northwest Florida, or what areas/cities are covered this chart may be of assistance. This is a representation of all the properties that have sold over the last 30 days.  It also include numbers f...
10/16/2016
 Homeowners affected by the recent deluge of rains that have submerged huge areas of Louisiana have been offered some interim options for relief. Fannie Mae’s guidelines for single-family mortgages allow servicers to temporarily suspend or reduce a homeowner's mortgage payments for up to 90 days,...
08/18/2016
A Suspicious Activity Report or SAR when used in the context of Real Estate is often in reference to money laundering! A 10 year study of Suspicious Activity Reports showed that 20% of residential real-estate transactions flagged as suspicious contained evidence of money-laundering. This report f...
01/20/2016
So here is the scenario: You are buying a house for 177,000 and your funding  fee for 2nd time use of your VA Eligibility will cost 3.3% of the purchase price, so that’s an additional $5840 you are rolling that funding fee into the loan. That makes the loan $182,840, more than the contract price!...
06/25/2015
We have all been in these situations more than once.  If this isn't the funniest thing, I came across this video and had to share.  It will be okay to LOL and to talk to the screen as you are watching this, because you already know the words...http://lightersideofrealestate.com/real-estate-humor/...
06/12/2015
Yeah Not!!Well, at least that's what the Mortgage Broker said in a recent blog post about banks not offering or advertising the best rates.  I'm gonna go with "I disagree for $200 Bob"If you are a first time home buyer, and happen to meet Before you are referred to a tried and true list of lender...
06/04/2015
 Realtors might generally agree that TUESDAY’s are the best day of the week to begin the buying process. Why Tuesday? Think about the other days for a moment, and what you are normally doing... As everyone is settling back into their work-week routine, they are better able to focus once their wee...
05/31/2015
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