Listen With Your Eyes, Talk With Your Body and Close More Deals
Written by: Anthony Awerbuch, Body Language on Purpose
It’s a bit ironic that we use the metaphor of ostriches burying their heads in the sand, to allude to our tendency to ignore dangers; ostriches do the exact opposite. They stick their heads in the sand to turn their eggs, which ensures survival of their young. We, on the other hand, are often guilty of having our heads firmly buried in the sand, ignoring our client 's nonverbal behavior.Read more ...
Home Buyer Beware? More Like Home Buyer Be Aware!
Written by: Marilyn Allena, Mary Foster, Aaron Morse, Daniel Tripodi, Mortgage Loan Officers, Affinity Federal Credit Union
To buy or to rent, that is the question. While it’s not an easy decision to make, it doesn’t have to be painful!
While renting is an option, it should be considered relative to personal finances, lifestyle and overall preference – not merely as an easy alternative if you’re nervous about buying a home. Cost reservations and overall apprehension can stop anyone in their tracks, but our four tips below can help to stop the cycle of home buying jitters.
Oh, What to Do?????
Written by: Glenn A. La Mattina, First Alliance Home Mortgage.
Being an active realtor myself a long time ago, I am certain you have run into this issue. In the days before Dodd-Frank when a "Self Employed" buyer walked into the office we all knew that we could do if that buyer was the A typical "Self Employed" buyer. He made a lot of money buy wrote everything off on his tax returns. Back then the buyer had to put down a 20 to 25% down payment and he applied for a NO Income Verified mortgage. As long as he met a certain credit score he was approved, the deal closed and commissions were earned.Read more ...