Buying A Home? Here Are Ten Bad Mistakes You MUST Avoid
If you are getting ready to buy a home and you are paying cash, this article is not for you. But if you plan on financing your purchase, I've ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 17, 2019
Mortgage Broker Answers First Time Home Buyer Loan Questions
Most first time home buyers have a lot of questions about borrowing money, and many turn to lenders and mortgage brokers late in the process to find ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 28, 2019
Answers To Mortgage Questions You'll Have When Buying A Home
We maintain relationships with several prominent mortgage lenders and reach out to them from time to time to curate the latest concerns into a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 1, 2019
How Does The Government Shutdown Effect Mortgage Loans?
The federal government shutdown has exceeded three weeks, set a new duration record, and is threatening several aspects of the Tallahassee real ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 14, 2019
Mortgage Questions Answered By A Trusted Advisor
If you are planning to buy a home in Tallahassee, then you're likely to need a mortgage. Because a mortgage represents the bulk of the purchase ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 4, 2019
The Oldest Real Estate Question Ever: Should You Rent Or Own A Home?
The answer to renting versus owning a home cannot be summed up in one sentence, nor does the same answer apply to everybody.
If you have pondered ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 17, 2017
Where Will Buyers Get The Money To Buy A Home In 2017?
When it comes to buying a home, the greatest issue for the majority of buyers is from where to get the money.Roughly 1 in 4 can pay cash, so ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 28, 2016
Tips For Homebuyers: Borrowing After Bankruptcy And Other Financial Setbacks
The collapse of the housing market in 2006 drove many people to short sales, foreclosures and bankruptcy, causing them to lose their homes as ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 2, 2016
Why Your Realtor Recommends Certain Mortgage Lenders (And Not Others)
If you are working with a Realtor to buy a home in Tallahassee, then it's likely that she has recommended you work with a certain lender or two....
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 19, 2016
How To Be A Cash Buyer With No Money Of Your Own
Everybody knows that "cash is king" and that cash buyers have an edge in the real estate market.If you are planning on buying a home in Tallahassee ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 18, 2016
7 Questions You Will Ask Your Mortgage Lender
I was talking to a top mortgage broker in Tallahassee the other day about common questions he gets from buyers and he told me there were seven that ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 11, 2015
Timeline For Mortgages After Short Sale, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy
Lately, we are often asked what the timeline (or waiting period) is for homebuyers who want to borrow money but have recently been through a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 11, 2015
What Fixed Rate Mortgage Loan Is Right For You?
With mortgage interest rates so low, many of the people buying a home in Tallahassee are wondering whether they should go with a 15 year mortgage or ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 14, 2014
Don't Have A Bag Of Cash? Get A Mortgage
One bit of advice I would give anybody looking to buy a home is to either pull together all the cash that you need or get a mortgage approval before ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 18, 2013
Where To Get The Money Needed For Buying A Home
If you plan on buying a home sometime soon, you might be curious about how you are going to pay for a home.There are plenty of options for those with ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 15, 2013
Sellers Beware Of Prequalified Homebuyers
With so many real estate terms floating around the internet, home sellers are often misguided when it comes to understanding what they mean. One ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 2, 2011
What Is The Difference Between Pre-Approved And Pre-Qualified
Too often, we work with people who want to buy a home in Tallahassee who do not understand the importance of being a strong buyer. They believe that ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 30, 2008
When Should A Mortgage Be Refinanced?
I received a call from a client yesterday seeking my advice on whether or not the client should refinance a property in Tallahassee. After asking the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 1, 2008