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I think we've all heard the adage, if they like you they'll meet with you, if they trust you they'll do business with you. But where does our loyalty lie when we're conflicted between lender and client trust? The short answer is, the client. But it's a delicate balancing act sometimes.  Recently ...
07/18/2013
Back on Market (BOM) is a frequent status I see these days and I'm not surprised. Most often its due to a condition of the home which the Seller is not willing to repair when discovered by an inspection. On ocassion its a result of the Buyer not qualifying.  Regardless of why the house goes BOM, ...
06/03/2013
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I tend to work with many first time home buyers and I'm finding that in most cases they're saying things like...... My Lender said the Seller pays for Closing Costs If they didn't want to give up that flat screen maybe they should have removed it before listing the house. You said, what is attach...
05/20/2013
What do EEMs and Utility rates have in common? Everything! As energy rates rise, so does the demand for Energy Efficient Mortgages. But while FHA and VA are offering these, there is still resistence in the markeplace by lender and real estate practitioners. Why? Most likey due to lack of knowledg...
05/07/2013
  If you think about it, most anything of value has a rating system. These days Yelp and Zagat seem to be pretty popular resources to evaluate a restaurant or business before giving patronage. Angie's List is a pretty good option but I don't like the business model being based on paid membership ...
05/07/2013
Living in San Antonio has been a joy and I especially love our traditions and hill country views. One of the reasons I am passionate about green is to sustain our living for future generations to enjoy as well.  While it takes a village, a village is one person times many.  So this blog is for y...
04/23/2013
  As I sit and watch the 2013 Texas Cavalier's Parade I think about how wonderful it is to live in such a cultural and exciting city.  Founded in 1891, the World Famous Fiesta was kicked off to honor the events at the Alamo. In 1906 the Queen of the Order of the Alamo was created to celebrate the...
04/22/2013
BUYER AGENCY is a concept that rolled out back in the 80's when many buyers felt that they were not getting a fair deal in real estate transactions.  Many states, such as Texas, adopted the policy of INTERMEDIARY (assignment of duty to avoid conflict if Buyer and Seller roles are by the same real...
03/18/2013
NAHREP SA (National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals)  announced at yesterday's luncheon the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing a "Qualified Mortgage" rule making it even more challenging for banks to lend. I found this statement online to support the announ...
02/13/2013
I just posted a pithy comment and I read the blog from which this was derived. I'm impressed with the quality of Realtors here that go outside the box for ideas. Love it! Suggest it! THE SECRET TO NICHE SUCCESS   "But what if you don’t want to follow the crowd?    That’s noble, but the pioneers a...
01/31/2013
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