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Timely and relevant information about obtaining a mortgage, credit scores, FHA, VA, and No Down Payment Loans in the DC Metro area.
It probably is .... in this short video tip for first time home buyers,  I share some uncommon places to find cash for buying a home including the cracks of your couch. Finding the cash to buy a home is not as hard as you think! Contact me at 703-497-3936 to put together your Homebuying Plan for ...
Anything we, as a community, can do to protect our children from predators is worth while. That's why 3:33 Am Paranormal has teamed up with The Ninth Dragon Martial Arts Studio to bring local children a free event which will teach them how to resist potential child abductors.  We want to actively...
Recently I met with what seemed to be  very well qualified home buyer in Woodbridge, VA.  She and her husband are move up buyers from a condo to a single family home.  They had been pre-approved for mortgage financing by two other lenders already. Once Mrs. J ratified a contract she was actually ...
Renting is good.....I know this is not a common statement from a Woodbridge Mortgage Lender.  But it is true, renting is good,  if you meet one of the following criteria: You are only in the area for a short period of time You enjoy paying someone else's mortgage You like the yearly rent increase...
Last Saturday, I sat down after a long day to watch some TV.  I clicked on the Suze Orman Show and this is where the disagreement began.  I ended up leaving the room screaming at the TV, "Don't Listen to Suze Orman!"  Watch the short video below, Don't Listen to Suzie Orman to see if you disagree...
In the spirit of the 4th I am sharing how to avoid fireworks before your home purchase in Virginia or Maryland.    Buying a home has become an exciting yet stressful time when using mortgage financing.  FHA loans, VA loans, and Conventional loans all have different guidelines to follow, but here ...
I am seriously struggling this Mother's Day. It is officially the morning of and I still can not muster up a gift, a tribute, or idea of what I should do for my mom on the official Mother's Day.... You see in my life right now EVERYDAY is Mother's Day....   Back in 2007 when I was pregnant with m...
I am sure you have heard the news that mortgage approval has become difficult in today's real estate market. If you bought a home prior to 2007, when mortgages were given to just about anyone with a pulse and a credit score then getting a mortgage in today's real estate market will seem difficult...
Many first time buyers in Virginia have asked me this question, "Are closing costs the same as down payments?" In this week's video tip your FHA Mortgage Lender explains down payments and closing costs when buying a home in Woodbridge, VA If unable to view the video click here. No Closing Costs
In this week's video tip Woodbridge Mortgage Lender answers the question from a first time buyer using a FHA Loan "If I'm having an Appraisal done why do I need a Home Inspection?" (Watch for a suprise at the 50 second mark....)  

Markita Woods NMLS#196099

Queen of Mortgages - FHA, VA, Conventional, USDA
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