Are you one of the millions who have suffered from temporary layoff / downsizing due to the recent COVID19 outbreak? The good news is you’re not alone, the bad news it’s happening to many people. The lenders however are taking a conservative approach to these new economic happenings. Lenders are tightening up on verifications: In… [Read More]
How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home?
How long does it take to find, buy and close on a home? This is a common question I get asked almost every meeting, particularly fro m first time home buyers. It’s such a good question because it gives clients a time frame to prepare themselves for such a big event. Because as you know… [Read More]
Finding The “Perfect” Home
There are so many factors to take into consideration when buying a home, price, size, location, amenities, even the yard plays into your decision. Because you’re spending a larger amount of money than you are usually accustomed too, it can influence your decision even further. It’s important to keep in mind the things you CAN… [Read More]
How Does Your Job Affect Your Mortgage Pre-Approval?
Your job has a huge influence on your Mortgage pre-approval. Several different things have to be taken into consideration in order to get effectively approve your income. The waters can be muddied even further when you include things like job transfers, bonuses, overtime and commissions. I put this brief guide together in an effort to… [Read More]
Seasonal Winterizing Tips
That time of year is here, those of us who live in the Midwest, Northeast and Northwest are faced with the arduous task of protecting our cars, kids and homes. But winterizing can be confusing, what is priority? What can be skipped? How much does it all cost? Here are some answers: …. [Read More]