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Growing Your Business in 2014

A new year is fast approaching and with that comes the need for strategic planning and preparing to meet or exceed our present year’s accomplishments. To truly grow our business, however, we must learn from our past and change those … Continue reading

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Ready for Retirement?

Retirement planning is among the top financial worries for Americans. The best way to help alleviate this anxiety is to become proactive about it and the best time to start is now. Being wise with your investments can offer several … Continue reading

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Financial Safety on the Internet

With the technology of today allowing for easy online banking from computers as well as smartphones, cybercriminals are creating new and sophisticated ways of hijacking your accounts. Even though financial institutions are taking all the precautions they can, it still … Continue reading

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Low Down Payment Loans Available

For those of us who may not have the recommended 20% down for purchasing a house, there is good news. Instead of being forced to turn to the FHA for a low down loan there are now some banks who … Continue reading

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Get More With Less!

In 1981, it took 36% of the family’s budget to buy a home.  Today, the average family only needs 15% of that income to purchase a home. History is on your side…..Call an agent today to find out how to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Mistake No. 4: Having Home Viewed By Unqualified Buyers

What is a Pre-Qualified Buyer? Well, simply put, it is the initial step in the mortgage process and is a simple determination of the creditworthiness of a potential buyer. It’s fairly simple; a potential buyer provides a lender, either online … Continue reading

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Housing Market Showing Signs Of Healing

With more Americans taking advantage of the record low interest rates by refinancing existing homes or applying for new home loans, families are making payments.  2 major banks reported earnings that are reflecting a housing market that is “healing”. The largest bank in … Continue reading

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National Association of Realtors speaks on Obama’s Budget Proposal.

  The following is a statement from Moe Veissi, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR): As the leading advocate for housing and homeownership, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is strongly opposed to elements of President Obama’s budget … Continue reading

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Justice Department reaches Mortgage Settlement.

The Justice Department has announced it has reached a $25 billion dollar settlement in the mortgage lending scandals involving several U.S. Financial Institutions in which millions of families were affected.   It is being called the largest civil settlement in United States history.   The State of Washington … Continue reading

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