The guidelines for obtaining a mortgage these days favor those who get a regular paycheck. Even if you have almost no money for a down payment, the lenders are happy to lend, if you are what they consider "employed". Doesn't matter that you may be laid off and not be able to find … [Read more...] about If You Are Self-Employed Do You Stand a Chance of Getting a Mortgage?
These numbers are truly amazing. It makes great financial sense to purchase a home today, and here's why. Look at the actual COST of a home right now compared to previous years. Residential real estate values have returned to 2003 first quarter prices. That in itself, says … [Read more...] about The Price Is The Same But The Cost Is Less
I just want to remind everyone that I'm servicing clients all over California. I split my time between Beverly Hills and Palm Desert but since many of you have moved outside of these areas I'm servicing all of California. I've also had great luck with a credit correction and … [Read more...] about California-Wide Mortgages
As a first time home buyer, the process can be exciting or it can be a nightmare. If you know what you're doing ahead of time, you can save yourself a lot of headaches and trouble. So here are a few things you should know before jumping in headfirst: … [Read more...] about Don’t Let the First Time be the Worst Time
It's true, buying a home can seem a little stressful at times. If you're new to the process, you might feel overwhelmed with all of the things you need to do. However, if you break it down into manageable steps, it's not really that difficult. With the proper guidance, you can … [Read more...] about De-Stressing Tips for Buying a Home
Before purchasing my first home, I found myself weighing the pros and cons of what that actually ment. And I think there comes a point in most people's life when they start to consider the same ups and downs of homeownership. While it may seem like a large, intimidating expense, … [Read more...] about Homeownership Pros and Cons