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Hope you had a good weekend!The other day I had a borrower ask me if they could apply for a 30 year mortgage even though they were 78 years old.I can see why they asked this question. …The odds are they may not be around for another 30 years.Just so you know… It’s against the law for mortgage com...
05/03/2015
I love realtors!I love working with them, and helping them with their clients.…so, I wrote a report for all you realtors out there!It’s titled: How Realtors Can Sleep Better At Night, Have Less Stress, And Have More Cash In The Bank.Here’s the link.That’s it for today!Have a good day! …and thanks...
04/29/2015
I wrote this special report a couple of years ago, but I just recently updated it.The mortgage industry is dynamic. …constantly changing guidelines and limits.I’ve updated the report to show the most recent guidelines for each loan program listed.I wanted to give it to you here.If you or someone ...
04/26/2015
If you want to buy a home with no money down you can always use the USDA program.Here’s some great reasons to use our USDA program…No Down Payment RequiredNo Cash Reserve Requirement. No cash contribution requirementUnlimited seller concessionsUnrestricted gifts, not necessary to document source,...
04/21/2015
This week I had a borrower that needed more cash for a real estate transaction, so he decided to sell his boat.Here’s how to structure the sale of an asset for a mortgage…You must create a bill of sale reflecting the date of sale, asset to be sold, and the sales price.The buyer’s and seller’s sig...
04/19/2015
HUD secretary Julian Castro recently told the National Association of Realtors that FHA is considering using alternative credit scoring methods to evaluate potential borrowers.There are other scoring models such as FICO 9 and Vantage Score 3.0.These models would expand access to mortgage credit.T...
04/15/2015
It’s tax time.What do you do if you are in the process of applying for a loan and you have filed an extension on your taxes?Your loan officer asks you for your 2014 tax return, but you can’t give it to him or her because you filed an extension.Easy! …You give your loan officer the extension you f...
04/12/2015
Have you ever wondered how long you have to wait to get a loan after a bankruptcy?I wanted to let you know how the major mortgage programs treat Chapter 7 bankruptcy…FHA: 2 years from discharge date, but not less than 12 months w/extenuating circumstances.VA: 2 years from completion date.USDA:  3...
04/07/2015
Hope you had a great Easter weekend! Have you been out of work, and now you are working again? …and, you would like to buy a house? I wanted to go over the FHA guidelines with you on a borrower returning to work in case you or someone you know is in this situation… There are just a few main guid...
04/05/2015
Did you know we do Reverse Mortgages? I wanted to address the two most commonquestions that I get regarding reverse mortgages… Question: What happens if I die? Will the lender be taking my house? Answer:   No. After you pass away, your heirs may pay the loan balance in full with cash or by refin...
04/01/2015
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