Laura Woodbury's (laurawoodbury) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Tips for Sellers:  A House Is Not A Home Your home is not for sale, but your house is!  You've made the decision to sell your house and now your home has become a product.  It can be difficult to think of a home as a mere product, but it is necessary in order to get top dollar and sell in a reaso...
While it has always been good practice for loan offers to tell buyers not to make any large purchases unitl after settlement, this new Fannie Mae initiative should make this topic more of a priority. The Loan Quality Initiative from Fannie Mae is its response to the foreclosure problem.  "This pr...
Condo For Sale in Arlington, Virginia!  1 bedroom, 1 bath, $265,000 in convenient Cambridge Courts.  The owner has stylishly renovated the bath and thoughtfully updated the kitchen with new granited counters, tiled backsplash, stainless steel appliances.  This unit does include a stacked washer a...
Loan Originator Licensing: The Right Direction Most of the loan originators (or loan officers) that I know are positive about their new licensing as required by the SAFE Act (a component of the HERA-The Housing and Economic Recovery Act).   Most are in the process of getting all their requirement...
  Awesome Arlington   I know, I know I’m a bit prejudice.  I have lived in Arlington, Virginia most of my life.  When my son Travis was born, I  knew that Arlington was the place to raise him and his sister to follow.  Travis  (now IRT pro ranked 10th) will tell you that it was the best preparati...
  Maximum loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to remain unchanged for 2010 The Federal Finance Agency (FHFA) just announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages originated in 2010 will remain unchanged from the maximums of  2009 originations.   Mission Statement of FHFA: P...
This is my very first post.  I'm exctied to be joining such a wonderful community.  Thanks to my awesome coach, Jeremy Blanton.  He is a great guy, with the cutest little girl. I am a Coldwell Banker Agent in the Arlington office and will be mainly blogging about Arlington and it's neighborhoods.

Laura Woodbury

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