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When buying a home in Woodbridge, Virginia two years tax returns are required for your mortgage. I wrote a recent post Tax Returns and Buying A Home In Woodbridge, VA  but today I am sharing this blog by Joe Reed which explains in more detail why your Woodbridge Mortgtage Lender will need your t...
Interest Rate is The Wrong Reason to Choose a Lender...I am sure as you read this you may think I am stating this because I am a Woodbridge Mortgage Lender. However this post is actually from J Philip Faranda, a Real Estate Broker in New York. As the saying goes" you get what you pay for" and th...
What happens if the the house you're buying does not appraise? I recieve this question often from first time homebuyers in Woodbridge,Virginia. To help navigate through this bump in road make sure you have a knowledgeable Lender and Realtor that has written an appraisal contigency in your contra...
Taxes Returns and Buying A Home in Woodbridge, VAWell, the time is here to have your taxes prepared and returned to the IRS. For some this is a very stressful time of the year. For others this is the time of the year to collect a tax refund and maybe buy your first home.Tax refunds and buying a h...
I don't scream it from the roof top, but I love Ruth's Chris Steakhouse! Anyone who knows a little about me knows Ruth's Chris is my favorite place for dinner. I love it so much that instead of having a traditional wedding reception, I had my wedding reception dinner there. Of course a night out ...
Yes I said it "I want to be a Real Estate Rockstar". I don't know about you, but for me 2010 was rocky and kept me rolling. I even had a moment where I questioned my sanity in this business; but after it all I am thankful and grateful for the relationships I have made and for the clients we have...
If Wolf Blitzer, CNN Host of the Situation Room, can do the "Dougie" on the Soul Train Awards(google it), I figured your Woodbridge FHA/VA Lender can learn to Dougie too... In case you are unfamiliar with "The Dougie" it is a dance made famous by old school rapper Doug E Fresh. It's the same danc...
  We recently had a FHA 30 Year Fixed Purchase Loan Closing DELAYED due to the fact the borrower was unwilling to source a large deposit into her bank account. It turns out the funds were a gift which is okay for FHA and VA home loans but the gift must be documented upfront.... Woodbridge VA home...
Harbour View in Woodbridge is a great location for wedding receptions, social gatherings, and corporate events. Our company, WestStar Mortgage held our annual Christmas Luncheon at the view.We had a great time, good food, and they even gave away a few prizes.                                      ...
Toys for Tots in Woodbridge, Va is accepting donations at Fire Station 14 at 12400 Hedges Run (703-494-7119) until Tuesday, December 21st. Don't forget to be a blessing during this holiday season. Since my office is right next to the Fire Station. I wanted to make sure to give. I have two "tots"...

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