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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

Feb 07, 2014 (0) comment , , , , ,

I saw this article from The KCM Blog and rang very true: 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2013/10/02/5-reasons-to-hire-a-real-estate-professional/ “The real estate market is a place where most people will make their largest investment ever. It is a place where fortunes can be, and often are, made. It is not a place, however,…

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2014 is the Year of Hard Money Loans

Feb 06, 2014 (0) comment , , , , ,

  2014 is the Year of Hard Money Loans from The Guy in the White Hat Hello, Preview of coming attractions!  I will have a future, more exact  Blog on the recent changes to Hard Money lending – High Cost loans.  For now, I have taken all in stride and will continue to promote Hard…

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Avoid The Biggest Property Seller Mistakes

Jan 31, 2014 (0) comment

If you are considering selling a property (as a home owner or even a Investor) here is a good article to review, to help you steer clear of these common mistakes. In my 26 plus years of being in the real estate market I can tell you these are factors are ones to keep in…

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Job Growth, Home Sales Will Continue Expanding in 2014 and Beyond

Dec 20, 2013 (0) comment

As Hard Money Broker and business owner this good article to share, mostly highlighting the last bullet points:   Looking ahead, the latest Burns report predicts: §U.S. home prices will rise another 15 percent  from 2014 through 2017. §Home prices will reach “normal affordability levels” in 2015 and then become unaffordable. §Interest rates on 30-year,…

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12 Days of Christmas for Home Sellers

Dec 06, 2013 (0) comment

12 Days of Christmas for Home Sellers   Do you want to sell your home but are afraid no one will want it?  As a Real Estate Agent, do you have potential clients who are hesitant to list their house due to the condition of their property?   It’s time to be merry and realize there…

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Hard Money Loans versus Government Loans

Nov 08, 2013 (0) comment

The KCM article caught my attention and this specific excerpt explains why:     The Curious Case of the Jumbo Mortgage By Miranda Marquit, financial writer for RateZip.com on October 16, 2013 in Interest Rates http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2013/10/16/the-curious-case-of-the-jumbo-mortgage/   “Private vs. Government Funding As we move further from the financial crisis, it makes sense to start asking…

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Hard Money Math – Simple Loan When Said Right

Oct 04, 2013 (0) comment

LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Broker, Forest Tardibuono Hard Money Math The lending choices for Buyers in this market have been simplified.  There are “A” paper lenders for Buyers who have really great credit, verifiable income and verifiable cash to close the transaction.  Next are Hard Money lenders, who require a good down payment and an ability…

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Why RE Brokers Are Still Alive and Kicking

Sep 30, 2013 (0) comment

Getting back to the office after this morning’s great Santa Rosa Chapter of Realtors Marketing Meeting, I came across the below Pacific Union’s article from a few months ago called “Why Real Estate Brokers Are Alive and Kicking”, and it rings so true:   “So, why haven’t the Zillows and Redfins of the world killed…

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Top 10 Reasons To Use Hard Money

Aug 30, 2013 (0) comment

LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Broker, Forest Tardibuono   Having watched a lot of David Letterman Late Night shows, I realized just as he has his “Top 10 reasons”, there are Top 10 Reasons To Use Hard Money Need I say more… #10. You had a recent Bankruptcy. #9. You are currently in a bankruptcy. #8. You…

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Selling a House? Don’t Overprice It

Jul 22, 2013 (0) comment

  Hello fellow Realtors, Lenders and other friends;  There was a really good article released by The KCM Blog on July 15th that goes right along with our message in today’s video: how to increase a Buyer’s capability to purchase your particular listing, in today’s market. We have included the full article along with an…

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