Category: Buying

Buying Property

By Katie Wainman | April 7, 2020   Staying healthy is the number one priority across the country, including within the real estate industry. Many people are concerned that now is not the right time to buy or sell a …

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By Katie Wainman   When buying a home, it can be tempting to do so without using a real estate agent. You think, “Can they be trusted?”, or “If I can do it on your own, why not?”. However, going …

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By Katie Wainman | March 17, 2020   Moving into a new home does not have to feel like the end of the world. You already went through the stress of moving out of your old house, so do not …

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By Katie Wainman | March 2, 2020   The Home Owner’s Association (HOA) is an organization that manages neighborhoods and living communities by enforcing specific rules, overseeing amenities and maintaining the grounds. Living in a community with an HOA has …

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By Katie Wainman | February 18, 2020   House hunting can be extremely overwhelming, and you do not want to invest in a home that will have major problems down the road. It is important that as a potential buyer, …

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If you are a first-time homebuyer, real estate jargon can be overwhelming. New terms are constantly being thrown around by agents, banks and other parties involved in the process. It is important to have an understanding of real estate terminology …

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By Katie Wainman   Thinking about packing up and moving away? Before you close your eyes and spin the globe to pick your next neighborhood, take a second to think about what you want and need in a community. Affordability  …

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From the  Community Mortgage Blog Papers..and Statements..and Blood Type..OH MY! Noooo….we don’t need you blood type! Save that for your doctor. “What do you need from me?”  This is the most common questions we get when someone is ready to …

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From the  Community Mortgage Blog Realtors Friends! This is a great little tip that could help your lender and clients out tremendously! Believe it or not Homeowners Associations and their dues play a large part in the qualifying process for …

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From the  Community Mortgage Blog What are the basic building blocks of a preapproval? Credit Score Job Status/History Debt to Income Ratio Current Assets Debt to Income  is one of those components that is ever-changing depending on debts paid off, …

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