Tag Archives: first-time homebuyers

Is your Realtor a “Used Car Salesman?”

DISCLAIMER: Some of my best friends are car salespersons. This post is no reflection on the automobile industry or the talented men and women who provide professional customer service when selling cars everyday. In all industries, as a consumer we frequently come across three different types of service providers: GREAT, BAD, and the “NOT IN […]

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Termites: The Other White Meat

Termites are a big issue when dealing with homeownership. Simply put, they eat houses and buildings! They cause over five billion dollars worth of damage every year for homeowners. You will NEVER see only one termite because they gather together in colonies. A small group or colony of termites (approximately sixty thousand or so) can […]

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What are Mortgage Escrow Accounts?

A common question from first-time homebuyers when purchasing their home is “What is a Mortgage Escrow Account?” A Mortgage escrow account is used to help borrowers save money for property taxes and homeowners‘ policy premiums. Escrows can help prevent financial mistakes and it puts you at ease to know your bank is responsible for paying […]

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Medical Homebuying Programs: Doctor Loan Programs

Over the past few years, I have had clients who were in the medical profession that decided to purchase a home. There are numerous grants and loan programs which specifically cater to doctors and nurses, such as SunTrust Bank’s Doctor Loan Program. What is the Doctor Loan? We have created The Doctor Loan Program to […]

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Understanding your Buyers Representation

It is common for many homebuyers to inquiry about their rights and protections under the Buyers Representation agreement. I think by reviewing and understanding the Buyers Representation, you can troubleshoot any potential miscommunication and/or confusion at the outset. The Buyers Representation protects the Buyer and ensures that they get the best possible service from their […]

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