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The Pros and Cons of Conventional Mortgages and FHA Loans

The two most common types of mortgages in the country today are conventional loans and FHA loans. Conventional mortgages conform to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac guidelines and are a financial agreement between the lender and borrower. FHA loans are also between the lender and borrower, but the Federal Housing Authority backs FHA loans for borrowers [...]

By |2019-11-13T11:06:55-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: , |

3 Can’t-Miss Tips for Following Up with Potential Real Estate Clients

Real estate is a very competitive industry. Agents must constantly work to attract new clients, whether those clients are potential buyers or sellers. While the first impression is a great chance to reel in potential real estate clients from the get-go, how, why, and when you conduct follow-ups will have a lasting impression on [...]

By |2019-09-17T11:42:54-05:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

5 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Improve Client Engagement

Being a real estate agent is a constant grind of finding new clients. The tricky part about the industry is most client relationships are short term. That is, in residential real estate, most agent-client relationships last only for one or two transactions — buying a home, selling a home, or buying and selling a [...]

By |2019-09-10T11:01:18-05:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

6 Questions People Ask about Higher Loan-to-Value Refinance Programs

There are times when homeowners find themselves underwater on their mortgage, which means the balance of the mortgage is higher than the fair market value of their property. This became a big problem when the housing bubble burst over ten years ago, but it still happens today. For ten years, the Home Affordable Refinance [...]

By |2019-09-05T10:57:01-05:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Refinance|Tags: , , , |

How Buyers Can Get the Most Out of Open Houses

While open houses are generally held throughout the year, the frequency with which they pop up increases dramatically in the spring. Real estate agents and sellers look to take advantage of people out and about enjoying the nicer weather, and this is the perfect time for you, as a potential homebuyer, to do the same. [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:55:55-05:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Purchase|Tags: , , |

How to Sell Your House Quick with an Open House

Open houses have long been seen as one of the best ways to market, and hopefully sell, a home. In addition to print advertisements and lawn signs, an open house that welcomes everyone in to tour a home was — and still is — one of the top marketing strategies a seller has. Now, [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:33:24-05:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , |