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Mortgage and Lending - First Heritage Mortgage - NMLS #: 938761
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Today I’m thankful for our office Keurig. Our office is always, and I mean always, cold. On days where I just can’t seem to shake the chill (which is most), I go make myself a steaming cup of tea. It’s also great to be able to offer hot coffee/tea in several flavors to our clients. It’s speedy an...
05/15/2014
Valorie L. Ford wrote a great post about some of Richmond's great perks and highlights areas to look for a home. I couldn't help but share!  Have you ever considered living in Richmond, Virginia? Whether you enjoy city life or prefer the peace and solitude of country living Richmond should be on ...
05/15/2014
We often have surprise children visitors in our First Home Mortgage office in Richmond, VA and I’ve found they aren’t amused with conversations about interest rates, tax returns, bank statements, and letters of explanation—go figure!   So, I decided to create a Bucket O' Fun for them where I’ve p...
05/15/2014
I am super excited to announce that I have closed business thank you to the Active Rain community and two super star Realtors who went above and beyond to help me get started on Active Rain. It all began when I met Realtor Shannon Milligan of the RVA Home Team with Jefferson Properties on Twitter...
05/14/2014
My First Career I graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s in English and a master’s in secondary English education (Go Wahoos!).  I had known since I was in high school that I wanted to be an English teacher.  You see, I was the little girl who was always reading.  I read so m...
05/12/2014
5 dollars, 5 dollars, 5 dollars...for everything? On the website www.fiverr.com you can get personalized flyers, coupons, web banners, handouts, etc. made for just about any occasion for, you guessed it, $5.  I’ve been thinking of refreshing my open house flyer, and I think I may try out one of t...
05/12/2014
Saturday morning my husband woke up craving breakfast burritos, so I whipped these up in no time and they were so yummy!  Because of their size, they probably classify as more of a taco than a burrito, but he was still pleased.  If we would have just had sour cream in the fridge and an avocado, t...
05/12/2014
It Happens for Many Reasons… Your debt to income ratio sneaks up higher than the underwriter will allow because of higher property taxes or homeowner’s insurance than your loan officer estimated. You loan officer wasn’t aware that you pay child support and your debt to income ratio is now too hig...
05/09/2014
The windows have been opened, the grass has been cut and the April showers have replenished the outdoors after a long harsh winter. Spring is in the air and it is time for some cleaning at my house, and that means I need a list or I will get overwhelmed—quickly! There is nothing more gratifying t...
05/09/2014
Have you heard of PicMonkey? If you haven’t, you should check it out. My fabulous marketing assistant, Cara, uses it to create just about any flyers or graphics I need. I find a layout I like for, let’s say, this book drive we hosted and my assistant goes to town creating these amazing and profes...
05/09/2014
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