Message to Investors We are always looking to work with like-minded people who are looking to network and grow long term wealth. We specialize in all types of transactions and would be more than happy to work with you in regards to accomplishing your investment needs. For instance, if you like the idea of being […]
Investments / Rental Property
Self-Directed IRAs: How to Invest in Real Estate…Tax Free with Patrick Hagen & John Donati
How to Invest in Real Estate…Tax Free Patrick Hagen from “The Entrust Group” has over 12 years of experience working specifically with self-directed IRAs. As well, John Donati has been working with Patrick since July 2016. The Donati Group has over 45 years of experience in the real estate industry. This is exactly why we […]
Shopping Around For a Mortgage?
Shopping Around For A Mortgage Here’s the inside scoop on how to do it right! First: Are you working with a TRUE Mortgage Professional? The largest financial transaction of your life is far too important to place into the hands of someone who is not capable of advising you properly and troubleshooting the issues that […]
Election Aftermath and Cabinet Posts
Listen in as Doug and Tammie talk about what happened in the economy after the election on November 8th. They also talk about the Presidential Cabinet pics that affect housing: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – Dr. Ben Carson Secretary of Treasury – Steven Mnuchin
FHA Loosens Condo Requirements
Condos, which are often popular housing options for many younger and first-time homebuyers, are also viable living arrangements for older homeowners who seek a more active and urban lifestyle, or a more maintenance-free quality of life. Current blanket certification policies, however, have restricted not only many would-be buyers from purchasing condo units, but have also […]
8 Red Flags On A Seller Disclosure
8 Red Flags On A Seller Disclosure Buying a home is a little like falling in love. When you first start dating, you’re smitten. Which also means you’re more likely to overlook some critical flaws that might otherwise slowly crack away at your relationship down the road, potentially leading to heartbreak. Such is the case […]
What salary do you need to afford a home in your city?
by Ryan Smith25 Aug 2016 What salary do you need to afford a home in your city of choice? How does your city rate in terms of home affordability? A recent report by HSH.com determined the salary families would need to make in 27 metro areas in order to afford the local median home […]
The Fastest And Safest Way To Payoff Your Home
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc offers an amazing product that blows away other lenders. Doug Haldeman, Branch Manager at the St. Charles office location, discusses a new fast and safe way to pay off your home. Be sure to listen in to find out if this would be an option for you. If after hearing the show and […]
Shelly Clark On Surveying, Mapping & Flood Zones
Are you in the zone? The flood zone that is. Doug and Tammie interview Shelly Clark with Cardinal Surveying & Mapping. Shelly shares her experience and wisdom in shedding some light on FEMA Flood Zoning and the difference between 100 year and 500 year flood zones. In addition, Shelly discusses what homeowners need to know […]
Rethinking Your Resolutions
New year, new you, new home. The calendar change always invites all sorts of resolutions, some of them attainable, many of them impractical and stress-inducing. But changes needn’t be big or difficult to be life-altering. Here are some financial–related New Year’s resolutions you can make for 2016 that will pay big dividends with minimal effort.