New FICO score calculations go live this summer. Why it matters, and what it means to you.Read More
Appraisal Waivers Updated
Mortgage lending is based on the value of the property, which is determined by an Appraisal. The process has been streamlined, especially for condos!Read More
Mortgage Translations Now Available!
Understanding Mortgages is hard enough, but it’s even harder to understand when it’s not in your native language. Now you can have it translated for you!Read More
Increased Loan Limits for 2020
Conventional financing loan limits have been updated for 2020. Here are the new maximum amounts.Read More
New Report Details a Potential Rare Interest Rate Environment
The end of October brought the announcement of another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. As with previous cuts, the expectation was that mortgage rates would drop. But just how low will rates go?Read More
FHA Loan Limits updated for 2020
Here are the updated FHA Loan Limits for 2020 for the Greater Tampa Bay Area, including Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties.Read More
Markets in a Minute – November 18 2019
This week’s edition of Markets in a Minute, courtesy of Pete Ward of Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, for the week of November 18th, 2019.Read More
FHA Eases Condominium Lending Rules
HUD has finally eased restrictions for FHA financing of single-family condominiums, enabling more buyers, to achieve the dream of homeownership.Read More
Markets in a Minute – Halloween 2019
This week’s mortgage market update.Read More
FHA Eases Condo Rules, Expanding Reverse Mortgage Market
Condominiums can make a lot of sense for many seniors. Our single unit review now also includes reverse mortgages, designed to help seniors age in place.Read More
HUGE VA Loan News!!!
If you are a veteran or active duty military, you need to check this out. Just 3 days ago, President Trump signed a law ELIMINATING the VA Loan Cap!Read More
Downsizing your home
If you’re considering, or have already decided to downsize, this booklet will help you get where you want more smoothly, thoughtfully, and quickly.Read More
What you need to know about New Construction
What you don’t know about new construction homes can hurt you. Get the right information with my free booklet.Read More
Getting a Mortgage Becomes Easier for the Self-Employed
Being self-employed is fantastic! Until, that is, you try to get a mortgage. Luckily, that process just got a whole lot easier.Read More
No money to buy a home?
Did you know that 97% of the country is eligible for a USDA home loan with 100% financing? If you’re active duty military or a veteran, you can also get 100% financing with a VA Loan. Let me know if you’re interested in more info—I’d be happy to chat about […]Read More
Tax Refund Check?
Yep, it’s that time of year again (if the government shutdown ever ends!). Invest in your future – use that money towards a down payment on a home. Talk to a mortgage broker today, then call me and we’ll see how quickly we can get that money working for you. […]Read More
3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Owning a Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]
Budgeting is boring – but immensely helpful when you are building a plan to buy a home.Read More
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?
If buying a home is in your plan for 2018, doing it sooner rather than later could save you thousands of dollars over the terms of your loan.Read More
Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year
National home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase.Read More
3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC]
Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking a lot about it.Read More