Tamra Carrell has been in lending since 2000 as a loan officer, and various leadership roles. Mortgage is a passion to her, and she truly enjoys guidelines, and looking up rules and regulations. “Working as a team with your work family to get the job done, is the best day!”, says Tamra. Helping people purchase a home and giving them options that suit their particular scenario, is what Tamra is known for. Tamra will communicate with your Realtor, CPA (if you have one), financial planner (if you have one), so you have the best options to choose from and what your financial goals are. Tamra has been married for over 30 years, and has four children. One of her son’s ** truly is the “Son of a son of a Sailor.” Tamra comes from generations of military, and VA loans are right up her alley. Tamra says her very first home loan was a VA loan, and it was a horrible experience, and her clients will not experience what she did. Tamra is customer service oriented and will ensure that the proper service is rendered, regardless of the situation. Her positive attitude, and happy personality will surely bring a bright spot to the home loan process.
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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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