HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Let’s say you made the exciting decision to take a step towards making an investment in real estate by purchasing property at auction.  This is an exciting decision and also a big one too. I am writing this article to guide you through the steps you should take.  Yes, before you buy a property off… Continue Reading HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

I Think We’re Alone Now

I have had people tell me when I ask them why they have not purchased a home that having a mortgage takes them out of their comfort zone.  Maybe they are comfortable because they are living with mom and dad almost rent-free, or they are living in a rental property.  While they think they may… Continue Reading I Think We’re Alone Now

EARNEST MONEY, WHAT IS THAT?

The meaning of earnest money is in the name, it is a deposit of good faith on a home loan from buyer to seller.  Earnest money deposits will often set your offer apart from other applicants. Earnest money is different from a down payment and often a lot less. It’s basically a good-faith gesture and… Continue Reading EARNEST MONEY, WHAT IS THAT?

What is an USDA Loan?

What is an USDA Loan?

WHAT IS AN USDA LOAN?   I know you may not have heard of a USDA loan, and yes, as strange as it sounds, the Department of Agriculture does provide low-interest, no down-payment loans to qualified buyers.  They have certain requirements that I explain more in detail below. CREDIT REQUIREMENTS With every loan applicants need… Continue Reading What is an USDA Loan?