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The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

November 22, 2017

Have you considered the importance of the equity in your home when planning your retirement?  According to these studies it could be your best source of retirement income.  Why not consider downsizing now and putting that equity into a home you can use for retirement?  I am here to help! Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters […]

Do Your Future Plans Include a Move? What’s Stopping You from Listing Now?

November 17, 2017

Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters 2017 Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that is too big in size and maintenance needs? How can you […]

7 Tips for Securing Your Information Online

November 15, 2017

 Every day now we hear of a different scam or a company that has been hacked and our private information may be in danger.  Here are some tips to help you avoid the nervewracking anxiety of losing your identity.  We must all be diligent to make sure our private matters stay private! The internet provides […]

5 Movie Homes in Real Life

November 10, 2017

Have you always wondered if the homes featured in movies are actually real or just facades built for the movie?  Well here are a few that were actually real and used in some recent popular movies. Courtesy of RESMedia 2017 by Zoe Eisenberg Movie fans, looking to lurk around some of your favorite film locations? […]

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know

November 8, 2017

Yes it is scary to think about applying for your first mortgage and there is a lot of paperwork but the chart below breaks it down for you and shows you what you need to be ready.  The most important thing is to have a Realtor and Mortgage Broker on your side who are professional […]

No… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy NOW!

November 3, 2017

Want to buy but don’t have cash for the down payment?  Don’t worry!  There are many mortgage plans out there that allow just 3.5% downpayment and the USDA even has a plan where there is no down payment!  Stop paying your landlord’s mortgage and start paying your own.  Call me today so I can put […]

The Connection Between Joy and Travel

November 1, 2017

I found this article very timely as I have recently returned from a wonderful trip to England and Italy with my sister.  There is something about traveling that makes everything you are doing worthwhile.  There are always challenging days and things that don’t go as planned but the joy that I experience far outweighs the […]

Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Unless You Know the Facts

October 30, 2017

It’s Halloween Eve, let’s take the “scary” out of the home buying process with these facts you need to know! Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some […]