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Revealed! What Mortgage Lenders Review on Bank Statements

Knowing which financial weaknesses raise red flags for lenders, and avoiding them, can strengthen your chances of loan approval. Lenders are trained to spot financial mismanagement so they are careful to review your finances before they take you on as a mortgage client. A […]
Revealed! What Mortgage Lenders Review on Bank Statements2022-09-23T10:06:18-10:00

Strategies for Buying a Home in a Competitive Market

Homebuyers looking for a bargain will have better luck finding deals on home décor at the dollar store than in housing this year. In some cases, even if a home needs major repairs, seller’s have the upper hand and can ask what they want. That’s because […]

Strategies for Buying a Home in a Competitive Market2022-05-18T11:15:52-10:00

Owning a Home Offers Several Tax Benefits

Members of the real estate industry are vigorous advocates for creating and maintaining the tax benefits of homeownership.When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act doubled the standard deduction for taxpayers a few years ago, far fewer people itemized their expenses, missing out on deductions. […]
Owning a Home Offers Several Tax Benefits2022-03-30T02:13:07-10:00

Resolutions to Help You Buy a Home This Year

Resolutions to Help You Buy a Home This Year2022-02-14T21:06:57-10:00

Winter May be the Best Time to Buy a Home on Maui 

Traditionally in real estate, spring and summer are the best months to buy or sell a home, with May starting the peak of the selling season. Factors affecting the May boom include warmer temperatures, kids being out of school, and the longer days. But there are […]

Winter May be the Best Time to Buy a Home on Maui 2021-12-14T19:06:38-10:00

Boomers vs First-Timers in Home Buying Competition

Baby boomers are seeking a simpler life and an easier to take care of home. However, this means moving into a lower priced housing market traditionally sought by young families. In an already fiercely competitive market, this makes home buying difficult for everyone—boomers, and younger buyers […]

Boomers vs First-Timers in Home Buying Competition2021-11-23T08:34:01-10:00
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