Stop! 5 Things Not to Do When Buying a Home

27c Guthery House - 2628 Van Buren Pl - Transitional Craftsman (E)

27c Guthery House – 2628 Van Buren Pl – Transitional Craftsman (E)

Not long ago I was helping a client look for a home. They had a very specific list of requirements that a limited number of homes could meet, so we looked a long time before finding them a home. As with any buyer I had them get pre-qualified for a mortgage at the beginning of the process so that we knew what they could afford to purchase. One year later we found the right home and were ready to make a strong offer, and then I nearly had a heart attack when her dad they had just bought a new car.

There are certain things you should not do when in the home buying process so I asked my friend, credit repair expert and former mortgage loan officer, Blair Warner, to talk about the things you should not do between getting pre-approved for a mortgage and closing on your new home (even if it is a year later).

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A friend of mine put her home on the market recently and was telling me about it over lunch one day. This was her exact quote, "We didn't price it to sell in 30 days." My interpretation was "We overpriced our home." Is Your Home is Overpriced? I … [Continue reading]

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Today is a day of remembrance. Many are posting their thoughts and recollections of the 9/11 attacks on social media. I've been following Ari Fleischer's Twitter feed as he tweeted his notes and thoughts from this day 13 years ago. Fleischer was the … [Continue reading]

Live Blog | 9.9.2014 Apple Announcements

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I was glued to my AppleTV for the live announcements regarding the 2014 iPhone updates. Even with the live stream problems I am still impressed. I will be updating my phone on September 12th with the iPhone 6 Plus. When the Apple Watch comes … [Continue reading]