The VA Loan Program

Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions Charlie and I recently went through a training put on by the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals to obtain our Military Veteran Housing Certification (MVHC) designation. In this post I hope to dispel some myths and confusion regarding the VA loan benefit program and its origin, intention, and uses. InContinue reading “The VA Loan Program”

The Importance of Hiring a Professional

“It’s much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later.” Warren Buffett In today’s DIY climate, there are countless opportunities for consumers to take business and personal matters on themselves without the help of professionals.  With in home tax software for personal and business taxes, who needs an accountant? Continue reading “The Importance of Hiring a Professional”

The Most Lucrative Business Deal Isn’t Always the Right Deal

I recently read a post by Jamie Anderson, Why Surrounding Yourself with Positive People Isn’t Always the Best Choice, and the piece spoke right to my soul.  Anderson argues against the idea that we are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. Studies often suggest that we are wise to select ourContinue reading “The Most Lucrative Business Deal Isn’t Always the Right Deal”

Pros and Cons of the Reverse Mortgage

As our population ages and property values and the cost of living continue to rise, some homeowners have taken or may be thinking of taking advantage of a reverse mortgage option.  A reverse mortgage allows the homeowner to take a monthly draw from the equity they carry in their home, increasing their monthly cash flowContinue reading “Pros and Cons of the Reverse Mortgage”