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Ken Pederson, a mortgage lender and Certified Mortgage Planner in Pennsylvania, talks about wealth accumulation and mortgage advice.
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  Pending home sales are up. Homes are selling! Real estate inventory is down. We're shifting out of a buyer's market and into a seller's market. Real estate continues to be a great long-term investment, despite the troubles of the last several years. The #1 financial reason people buy homes is ...
05/16/2013
  Fairway Independent Mortgage has new options for Jumbo loans (loan amounts over $417,000)!   Mortgage rates have been on the move upward.   Want to be more productive, reduce stress, be more efficient, have more success and be happier?  Join us May 22nd from 6:30-7:45pm for one of our more pop...
05/14/2013
Mortgage rates have been attractive over the past few weeks making now an excellent time to buy a home. And many of you many not know that last week I climbed Mount Whitney in California. If you don't test your limits, how do you know how high you can go? Picture of me on Mt. Whitney
05/02/2013
Three common myths about being able to buy a home are: 1) I need a lot of money to buy a home... False. There are still low down payment loan programs available, helping plenty of home buyers afford the home they want. 2) I need to have perfect credit to qualify for a mortgage... False. It's tru...
04/19/2013
Tuesday April 9th in Lancaster, PA, we are holding a continuing education class on a topic that doesn't get nearly enough attention. There is a new designation: Certified Military Residential Specialist. Learn how you and your professional community can best serve our veterans and active militar...
03/21/2013
Realtors, are you aware that when your buyers contact us and we pull credit, an inquiry is registered by the credit bureaus - who turn around and sell what's called a 'trigger lead.' This means the credit bureaus sell your clients' names, addresses, phone numbers and credit scores. Within 24 hou...
03/14/2013
03/07/2013
03/01/2013
Compare and choose for yourself... old FHA, new FHA, conventional 3% down payment... see these programs side by side: click here Also, April 9, 2013 we're hosting a brand new continuing education class for Realtors, and a brand new designation: Certified Residential Military Specialist. Learn to...
02/21/2013
FHA Changes?  The photo depicts a comparison on a $175K purchase price home, comparing the current FHA in column 1 to the new FHA (on/after April 1, 2013) to a 3% down conventional loan.  Credit scores will obviously have an impact, however, most buyers with scores in the high 600's and 700's for...
02/21/2013
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