“Discount points the most confusing aspects of the mortgage process for many borrowers. Discount points are fees specifically used to buy down your rate.
Posted by C.H. Tan // August 16, 2017
Looking to capitalize on its connections in the forward mortgage world, a lender this month announced the launch of its new reverse mortgage division. Starkey Mortgage originated its first Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) about three months ago, according to new reverse mortgage division head Ken Witte, but only publicized the launch in early August. […]
Posted by C.H. Tan // August 2, 2017
If you live in a Condo in South Florida with a height of over 75 feet or built before 1994, you have a problem. A bill passed in 1994 mandates a retrofit for fire safety. That means installing a sprinkler system. The original deadline was extended twice. The retrofit requirement was adopted in 2000 with […]
Posted by C.H. Tan // July 26, 2017
Many of the largest fortunes in America were made one way: Real Estate. Why? In a few words, real estate investing is the easiest path to building great wealth in Des Moines. Chad Carson writes at BiggerPockets.com, “The wealth you will build from real estate will allow you to have more freedom, more flexibility, and more […]