Bring a little MAGIC to your borrowers with DPA Advantage
Quick... what's one MAGICAL phrase you can learn to help your career as a real estate agent?
Down Payment Assistance! This is one real estate acronym worth remembering!
Over the 15 years I've been in the mortgage business, I’ve learned that NOTHING helps a borrower more than...
Don’t let less than perfect credit get in the way of buying a home
The saddest thing in the world is when you really want something but have already made up your mind that you’ll never have it. At least right now.
I run into this all the time in mortgage lending.
There are SO MANY PEOPLE who think that their credit won’t allow them to buy a home....
The Secret To Closing Tough Transactions When You’re Feeling Stressed
The real estate business is full of stress.
Deadline stress. Contract stress. Documentation stress.
The problem is that when we’re feeling stressed, we tend to take care of the urgent issues which are causing the stress. In our line of work, that means the current transactions...
Rediscovering Mom’s CASH Budget Box and Why You Should Start Your Own
Yesterday I was helping my parents pack and came across their Cash Budget Box from 1986!
This moment was obviously quite nostalgic (and got me a little misty) but do you know the feeling that totally surprised? Inspiration.
I am always telling clients about a CASH Budget Box and how you...
Borrowers: Fall in love with the payment
Fall in love with the payment, not the house. These days, it’s easy to think we can get whatever we want because oftentimes, we can. Here’s a word of caution - just because you CAN do something doesn’t mean you SHOULD. Remember your Mother asking you about jumping off...