The housing market is an enormous market and absolutely brimming with opportunity and a lot of competition. It takes a creative, prepared, and industrious real estate agent to pull ahead of the pack! Here are some tips to help you stay on your A-game. Team up with other real estate agents. Work together for a … Continue reading "Tips to Help You Become a More Successful Real Estate Agent￼"
The housing market is hot right now and, in many areas, housing prices have never been higher. This exacerbates an existing problem for many borrowers, specifically how difficult it can be to afford a down payment (and closing costs) when saving takes time and home prices keep growing. Down payment assistance can help alleviate this … Continue reading "4 Successful Down Payment Assistance Strategies For Lenders"
Down payment assistance needs to provide value for lenders, real estate agents, and homebuyers. Lenders need to be profitable, real estate agents need to combat home buying challenges, and homebuyers need an opportunity to build wealth. With CBC Mortgage Agency’s Chenoa Fund, each party can be satisfied and find the perfect opportunity to take advantage of … Continue reading "How A Down Payment Assistance Program Benefits Lenders, Real Estate Agents And Homebuyers"
The days of advertising yourself on park benches and shopping carts are fading. You need a new strategy to build your brand as a real estate agent and maximize your efforts to become more profitable. You have to view yourself as a brand and not just a realtor working at a real estate company. You’re … Continue reading "How To Build Your Real Estate Agent Brand"
Did you know that June is National Homeownership Month? This is a great time to celebrate and recognize being a homeowner or striving to achieve homeownership. Choosing to become a homeowner is an impactful decision that is very rewarding, but following through may take a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. In this article we … Continue reading "Celebrating June’s National Homeownership Month"
Interest rates are starting to rise making refinances for homeowners more of a challenge. Last year’s unprecedented low interest rates created a huge demand that helped many lenders access a large amount of refinance opportunities, but as refinances start to slow down lenders will need to shift their focus towards home purchases. In this article … Continue reading "4 Tips Lenders Can Use to Prepare for the Upcoming Refinance Dry Spell"
“Hello, my name is Bob and I’ll find you the home of your dreams.” “Hi, my name is Jane and I know the area very well.” “Oh, hey there, my name is Larry, I’ll find you the perfect home to fit your budget.” Ahh…. Sounds overwhelming right? That’s what looking for a home sounds like … Continue reading "3 Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd As A Real Estate Agent"
Buying a home for the first time can seem out of reach and unachievable. The stress and responsibility of owning a home can be really discouraging and seem not worth all the troubles that you have to go through just to have a place to live. What good is a home if you can’t enjoy … Continue reading "How to buy a home you love and can actually afford"