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Business Planning for Success in 25 simple steps Write Goals down and share with a friend. Set your Budget for a changing market. Use free Internet sites for advertising. (E-mail me for a list.) Push your web site to search engines for free. (Ask Me.) Be willing to do what others won’t do-but kee...
12/29/2014
Photos at https://www.pinterest.com/realtyproadvisr/roofs/By Regina P. BrownMore than  just a cover from the rain and insulation from the cold, roofs add aesthetic   value  to  the  character  of  a home.  They help define the home’s architectural   style  and  determine  its curb appeal.   A sty...
12/27/2014
Your loan size will determine what price of houses you should shop for The less debt that shows up on your credit report means you will qualify for a higher loan and; therefore, be able to purchase a bigger, better house.  Using your income and your expenses, your lender will calculate the maximu...
12/26/2014
‘Twas an hour before closing and the agents were tense,To close Christmas Eve just didn’t make sense.But the seller was booked on the 6 o’clock flight,And had warned “THERE WILL BE A CLOSING TONIGHT!”The agents agreed because business was dead,And visions of commission checks danced in their head...
12/21/2014
The lender will show you what type of loan is best for you, what size of loan you qualify for, and how much cash you will need for your down payment.  Your lender calculates your loan amount, payments, and down payment.  Using the credit report, along with your income documentation, your lender w...
12/16/2014
Complete the loan application form (1003) Now that you have found a great lender to work with, you are going to need to fill out the loan application form.  It is also called the Form 1003 (ten-oh-three) Freddie Mac form.  The application is a 4-page form on legal size paper with lots of question...
12/03/2014
That's the question.  Who really cares about us as professionals, about our clients, and our industry?  And why should we care? I don't know about you, but I'm sick and tired of fighting against greed.  There are too many huge corporations that don't care about our buyers and sellers, vendors tha...
11/24/2014
Here are the additional documents that you may need to give to your lender: Documentation showing other source of income (child support, alimony, retirement, pension, social security, disability, etc.).  You may need an award letter, court records, or cancelled checks for the last 12 months. If y...
11/20/2014
Renters: Fire your Landlord with our online course, "Buy Your First Home: A Step by Step Guide for First Time Home Buyers" TODAY only $12 for this regular priced $197 course! Learn at your own pace.  https://www.udemy.com/how-to-buy-your-first-home/ We show you step by step how to find and purcha...
11/19/2014
Thinking about authoring an ebook about real estate (or any other topic)?  I can help you!  I wrote the book for first time home buyer, literally!  First, it started with a checklist for my buyers, then it developed into a 10-page booklet.  The info kept growing until it blossomed into a full-len...
11/19/2014
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Top California Broker and Realtor Regina P. Brown writes articles and blogs about local real estate trends, houses for sale, and tips for home buyers.