Category Archives: Blind Spot 1: Developing a Plan

Did You Know that Appraisers are Monitored?

Did you know that appraisers are monitored by FNMA? Today, I’d like to highlight the plight of the appraisal world.  An appraisal is used to judge the property’s acceptability for the mortgage loan requested in view of its value and marketability. … Continue reading

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What Was 2015 All About?

What Was 2015 All About? If you had to sum up your year, what words would you use to describe 2015?  And how will you use what you learned in 2015 to make 2016 even better? For me, the first … Continue reading

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2016 Is Your Year!

Creating Your Best Money Year Ever in 2016. One of the primary reasons many people do not achieve financial success is they have never stopped to define what it is that a “successful” financial picture looks like for them.  In … Continue reading

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We Live Lives of Cash Flow

If there’s one thing I say nearly every day of my life, it is this:  “We live lives of cash flow.” When it comes to providing expert mortgage advice for clients, this is typically what it boils down to for … Continue reading

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Are You Playing the Net Worth Game?

Too many people are playing the wrong game with money. I have devoted my career to helping home buyers and homeowners make smarter financial decisions to achieve their short and long-term goals.  I’ve become a student of cash flow and … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Motivation

Sometimes we need some motivation.  There are times we are too caught up in the minutia of our day-to-day work and lives that we forget to be excited about the opportunities around us.  I make it a point to attend … Continue reading

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Finishing 2015 Financially Strong

We are in the fourth quarter!  In less than two short months we will be welcoming in 2016 and setting those ever popular New Year’s Resolutions.  For many people, money is at the heart of these annual goals, since many … Continue reading

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A Quiz to Help You Make SMART Borrowing Decisions

Making the right borrowing decisions when it comes to getting a new mortgage is critical.  As we teach every day when meeting with homeowners and new home buyers, how you handle the financing of your home impacts virtually every other … Continue reading

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The House versus Home Conversation

One of our favorite discussions to have with new clients is what we call “House versus Home”. It goes like this: “When you hear the word ‘home’, what words comes to mind?” Clients typically pause for a minute before beginning … Continue reading

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What if Life Started Tomorrow?

Imagine if everything up to this point in your life was simply “practice”?   Those mistakes with money were merely stepping stones in helping you learn how to play the game of life correctly once it started.   That business venture that … Continue reading

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