From contract to closing, I pride myself on compassion, taking the time to listen and educate clients, and delivering a level of customer service that promotes trust and confidence throughout the mortgage process. As a Marine wife, I take special pleasure in helping veterans and their families navigate the VA loan process while juggling orders and cross country moves. I cherish the opportunity to work with first-time homebuyers as well as seasoned buyers. I also have vast experience with conventional, FHA and USDA Rural Development loans. Originally from San Diego, I’ve spent the last 25 years calling the Lowcountry “home,” and think you will fall equally in love with the community and beauty of this special place. I appreciate you visiting my website and look forward to working with you in achieving your home ownership goals.
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Why Finance of America Mortgage?
We’re not about pushing loan papers. We’re about moving your dream forward. And we do that through knowledgeable local advisors, a personal approach, and a variety of smart loan options.
Loans That I Specialize In
With no downpayment and no closing cost options, these loans are ideal for homebuyers settling in designated USDA rural areas.
Qualified veterans, reservists, active service members and spouses can take advantage of zero downpayment requirements with this loan.
Low downpayment and flexible requirements for income, debt and credit make this loan ideal for homebuyers with limited savings.
Frequently Asked Questions
The total number of properties you may look at will depend on several factors, such as your budget and the housing availability in your area. In general, real estate agents recommend that homebuyers look at several properties before making a decision, but there is not an exact number. Most people look at 10 homes, at a minimum, so they can compare them. However, you may find the dream house with more or fewer searches.
When it comes to the best home buying tips, there are different ways to search for properties. Statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® reveal that 51 percent of buyers searched and found their homes on the internet, while 30 percent used real estate agents. Other ways to search for homes include asking friends, relatives, neighbors and homebuilders for help. A small percentage of homebuyers used newspaper advertisements and yard or open house signs to search for homes.
Although a pre-approval is not one of the required steps to buying a house, it can certainly help you stand out in a competitive market with many buyers. A pre-approval can show sellers that you’re serious and capable of getting a mortgage, so they may be more likely to accept your offer.
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