Buyers, Finance/Lending

Understanding the closing escrow process. It can be a fire drill!

Understanding the closing escrow process. It's a fire drill! Understanding the closing escrow process is going to help you be prepared for what can be either a very smooth few days or a fire drill. Why? Well, when escrow opens, everyone gets their job done.  Escrow dumps out a whole bunch of paperwork, and you… Continue reading Understanding the closing escrow process. It can be a fire drill!

Finance/Lending, Lifestyle

How To Assess The Real Cost Of A Palm Springs Fixer Upper

How To Assess The Cost Of A Palm Springs Fixer Upper When You Want To Renovate A Home, what things should be considered? When you buy a Palm Springs fixer upper, you can save a ton of money or get yourself in a financial fix. This is only a guide so please be sure to… Continue reading How To Assess The Real Cost Of A Palm Springs Fixer Upper

Buyers, Finance/Lending

How To Present A Solid Mortgage Application & What To Expect From The Process

Today we attended a Realtor's meeting in Palm Springs, CA and learned what is happening with mortgages and underwriting in today's lending environment.  In reality, the loan process is all about the underwriting and quality control departments.  Your loan must pass through certain stages and its closely scrutinized especially before funding which is the final step.… Continue reading How To Present A Solid Mortgage Application & What To Expect From The Process

Finance/Lending

Improving Your Credit Score- These Steps Will Help You Buy A Palm Springs Home

Which is harder to accomplish? Scaling Half Dome or improving your credit score? Sounds like an easy question but credit is always one of the biggest challenges you face when you decide to become Palm Springs home buyer.  There are many pitfalls that can sink your chances of obtaining a mortgage so please read this… Continue reading Improving Your Credit Score- These Steps Will Help You Buy A Palm Springs Home

Buyers, Finance/Lending

10 Ways to Prepare for Home Ownership In Palm Springs, CA

The time to buy a Palm Springs Area home is right NOW..... interest rates are at their all time low and the values are amazing. Here's what you need to know: 1. Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross family… Continue reading 10 Ways to Prepare for Home Ownership In Palm Springs, CA