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RECENT BLOG POSTS
“Mortgages and Solar Leases” Morning Joe, Rick really likes the property and location I showed him, however there is a solar lease. Seller has just been paying interest on the lease, and there's 23 years and $23k left on the lease. Are you able to finance this type of property?We might try and ge...
08/13/2021
“An Oldie, but Goodie”  I recently had this conversation with an older gentleman friend.Yesterday my son e-mailed me again, asking why I didn't do something useful with my time. "Like sitting around the pool, drinking beer isn't a good thing?” I asked. “I served 20 years in the Army; I deserve a ...
08/11/2021
“Sell or Renovate, that’s the Question” Hi Joe, You helped us with our mortgage 3 and a half years ago. We want to do some renovation and put in a dormer and expand our master bedroom and put in another bathroom. We gotten a couple of estimates and it seems like we’re looking at around $60,000. W...
08/09/2021
“Using a Dozer as a Down Payment?” My real estate agent suggested I contact you and told me if you can’t figure it out, no one can. OK, here is the story. A guy I have done bulldozer work for over the years wants to buy one of my dozers. The price would be $45,000, however he doesn’t have the mon...
08/06/2021
“I Want this Over Already!” Early November is finally here. I gave seen a lot of hate spewed in recent days about a man who is a constant winner and overachiever, and that’s what the people who support him like about him. Yes, he’s been caught in some lies and maybe twisted the truth a little, bu...
08/04/2021
“Yes, You Can Build Your Home” After weeks of figuring out next steps for us, we have decided to build and stop searching for home that either don’t work for our needs or folks are bidding crazy money over the asking price. As I shared previously, we own a parcel of land and will build there. I a...
08/02/2021
“Should We Sue the Seller and Our Agent?” We should have listened to your advice. It has been 4 months since we closed on the home we purchased. Even though you advised us not to purchase the home without doing a home inspection, we went ahead anyway. It turns out that the home has extensive term...
07/30/2021
“Only a Slight Error” Two diners at a very swanky eatery were shocked to see on the menu a dish of, "Hickory-smoked possum jowls in pancake syrup."They summoned a waiter to complain.Their waiters looked at the menu. Then he threw it down and yelled to the owner in the kitchen, "Hey, the printers ...
07/28/2021
“Always Wonderful to Receive Heartfelt Reviews” I wanted to share a Google review that I just did for you and your company, but know my wife and I will be eternally grateful and will smile every time I see our home. See below “I tried with other places to start home buying process no one seemed t...
07/26/2021
“Using Your Servicer to Refinance, Not Always the Best Idea” Hi Joe,You assisted us 3 years ago when we purchased our home. You made the process pretty simple. The mortgage recently got taken over by a new servicer and they contracted us regarding refinancing. Foolishly we thought the process wou...
07/23/2021
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