Loan Officer or Debt Strategist? In your last mortgage transaction were you working with a true mortgage professional? I believe that a true mortgage professional should be more than a Loan Officer, they should be your Debt Strategist. Many people have professionals managing all other parts of their financial […]
Having the “Money Talk” with Your Parents
Having the “Money Talk” with your Parents Having the “Money Talk” with your parents can be very uncomfortable. However, it is necessary to have now, before it becomes a problem in the future. People tend to not like talking about money or death, so when you combine the two it can cause some discomfort. […]
Closing the Gap Between your Financial Reality and Goals
Closing the Gap Between your Financial Reality and Goals Most of us are failing miserably with our finances. Personal savings rates are at an all time low, retirements savings are non-existent, and overall net worth is diminishing. Nobody wants to be terrible with their finances, so why are we failing? We’ll take a […]
My Partner has Bad Credit; Can We Buy a House?
My Partner has Bad Credit; Can We Buy a House? You’ve scrimped, saved, and made sure every bill is paid just to be in the perfect position to purchase a property. You’ve got great credit, but how about your partner? Eh, not so much. This is a very common issue that I run into on […]
Good vs. Bad Mortgage Advice
The Worst Mortgage Advice Home Buyers Hear Buying a home can be a complicated process, and getting a mortgage is arguably the most complicated part. Having a professional that understands your needs will ease the pain of the process. Check out the common bad advice you may receive when getting a mortgage, and follow our […]
Paying Cash For Your Home May Not Be The Best Plan
Paying Cash For Your Home Everywhere you turn, you hear how bad it is to carry around debt. So naturally, it’s logical to think that buying a home with cash – or sinking as much cash as possible into your home to avoid the massive debt associated with a mortgage, is the smartest choice for your […]
What is Private Mortgage Insurance and Why Do I Pay It?
Marc Breckenridge with MGIC Marc Breckenridge with MGIC is here to discuss the ins and outs of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). What exactly is PMI and why may you have to pay it? For people with less than a 20% down payment, PMI is a tool allowing them to buy a home sooner. We wanted Marc to […]
Our 250th Show! A recap of the past 250 weeks
Our 250th Show! This week we celebrate 250 weeks of being on the air. In this post we go over some of the ups and downs of having a radio show and blog, and some of the most memorable moments.
Steve Clark: Current Real Estate Market Tips
Steve Clark: Current Real Estate Market Tips We have Steve Clark from Keller Williams Realty to explain the current market situation and what buyers and sellers can do to set themselves apart. Steve spent 30 years in the retail industry before setting his sights on real estate. Working in management for a large sporting goods retailer, […]
7 Tips on How To Use Your Tax Refund
7 Tips on How To Use Your Tax Refund While I completely disagree with giving the government an interest free loan, many Americans receive a big tax refund check each year. In fact, the average refund check in 2016 was about $3000. Now, this check isn’t a bonus from the taxman, rather it was your […]