Real Estate

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Choosing Competent Professionals

One of the most important things that we (Amie and I) have learned in this line of work, that is to surround yourself with competent professionals.  Here is a picture of Amie with Joe, our Marble and Granite counter top Fabricator.  Joe has been a key player in Amie’s kitchens by bringing her ideas to […]


The Value of a Good Painter

You’ve heard many people say “just slap a coat of paint on it and we’ll sell it!”  In so many instances, that’s exactly what happens.  It doesn’t take a trained eye to see that many properties look as though they have been pained by someone blindfolded and on Meth. It totally cheapens the place, and […]


What a Lender Wants

You, the consumer, are king. You’re the one that lenders want and they’ll attempt to cater to your every request from a smooth loan application to a set of competitive rates and fees.  And while you have your own set of expectations, lenders also have their own special requests. Mind you, you’re not required to […]


What the Appraisal is All About

The sole source for determining a property’s value is the appraisal.  Lenders will rely on a property appraisal performed by a licensed appraiser to determine a property’s current market value and nothing else.  But can a lender require two appraisals?  Three? An appraisal is completed to assess the current market value of real estate, be […]