An escrow account is essentially a holding tank. During a real estate transaction, the escrow officer—usually a lawyer or title company representative—holds all the important documents and deposits while the buyer and seller work out the details. The escrow officer makes sure the closing goes smoothly and everyone gets paid what they’re owed (including, of […]
Archives for July 2015
Most people pay their mortgage once a month. However, some lenders offer different payment options. These two payment plans are often confused with each other, which leads to even more confusion over what they specifically entail.
Are you considering the purchase of a residential investment property? In the studio today Doug answers 8 crucial questions that will help you as you plan to buy, when you purchase, and after you own your investment property.
The price to buy or rent a home continues to climb even as there’s little price pressure elsewhere. The latest report on consumer prices showed that the year-over-year change in rent stayed at 3.5% in the March CPI report, data from CoreLogic show house prices have grown nearly 6% year-over-year. While prices on the housing side […]
Doug Haldeman, Mortgage Strategist (NMLS: 298419) with Cornerstone Mortgage shares the free service with his listeners. He discusses some of the benefits of the Home Buyer’s Scouting Report and how it is a great way for the consumer to shop for their next home or investment property. If you are considering buying a home in […]
Doug deals with people and finances on a daily basis. One of the things he has noticed is that very few people are taught how to manage their money. Frequently people admit to being so lost they don’t even know where to begin when it comes to money. On today’s show Doug and Tammie share a 14 step plan to […]
Debbie Smith joins Doug in studio today to talk about the available assistance programs to help with your down payment. Listen in today at 4pm to see if you qualify! Funds are released annually. Funds are limited and are on first-come, first-serve basis. Funds are reserved upon receipt of a fully executed sales contract.
Stephen Schultz with Schultz & Myers Law Firm sticks around to share his experience when dealing with amusement park and pedestrian injury cases and offers free advice to listeners about why it’s important to have uninsured motorist coverage.
This year there have been quite a few serious firework accidents some of which were fatal. Stephen Schultz joins todays show to discuss what your homeowners insurance covers if someone gets injured by fireworks on your property, as well as, how to handle many other highly possible situations while celebrating with fireworks. For more information on anything […]
Greek MPs are to debate new proposals sent to the country’s creditors with the aim of getting a third bailout and averting a possible exit from the euro. The plans contain controversial elements, including pension reforms and tax rises, that were rejected at a referendum called by PM Alexis Tsipras. The EU and other creditors are studying […]