Early in your loan application process, your lender will arrange for a home appraisal. Borrowers are sometimes confused about this process. They have a pretty good idea about what the home they want to buy is worth but the appraised …

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It is much easier to get paid charge-offs removed than unpaid charge-offs. There is no incentive for the creditor to fight the dispute, since they already have their money. So if you dispute the charge-off, the credit bureaus will send …

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We’ve all heard the saying that ‘Bad things sometimes happen to good people’. If you have ever owned a home and have experienced both the pride of homeownership and the correlated sentiment of shame for …

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Contents7 Questions Every Borrower SHOULD ask a Loan Officer#1 How long have you been a mortgage lender?  7 Questions Every Borrower SHOULD ask a Loan Officer That could save you thousands on your next mortgage #1 How long have you …

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When I was preparing the post – Buying a home in Raleigh is getting tough!  I reached out to some real estate partners that I know and trust and asked them to comment on on the current market condition. The responses were …

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In quite a few areas of the Triangle, houses are going under contract within 1-2 days of hitting the market and most of them have multiple offers on them. The inventory crunch is shaping up to be the same or worse than last year because rates seem to be rising and homeowners are still hesitant to put their homes on the market. As a result, the builders are having a field day. They can’t build them fast enough! – Justin Burleson – Raleigh-Cary Area Real Estate Broker

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Inefficient heating can also add to monthly power bills during colder temperatures. One of the easiest things customers can do to support heating efficiency is to change air filters regularly. A dirty air filter makes a heating system work harder, which uses more energy.

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The bad News; If you have to sell your home in Wake County North Carolina where 100% of Raleigh is located, the value of your home is falling faster than our presidents job approval ratings!

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Recently the word Republican, like “Banker” has been used interchangeably to disparage and slander (and is often incorrect) my business but what made this stand out to me was how he said it. It was almost as if it was a disparaging remark and he was sorry for having used it!

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Why You Should Start Planning To Purchase A Home If you’ve ever thought about buying a home, but decided that it was too big a financial gamble, think again. It’s possible you haven’t considered the risk of not buying …

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