I wanna buy a home Part 5: Settlement…what’s needed?

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I wanna buy a home Part 5: Settlement…what’s needed?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. The lender has issued a clear-to-close notice to me and the title company will confirm the bank is ready to complete your purchase. Your final … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 4: I’m now under contract, what’s next?

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I wanna buy a home Part 4: I’m now under contract, what’s next?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1, part 2, and part 3 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. The seller has agreed to your offer, signed it and you’re now under contract. What’s your next step? STOP looking at other homes! … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 3: I’ve found the home I love, now what?

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I wanna buy a home Part 3: I’ve found the home I love, now what?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1 and part 2 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. When going out on showings, please be sure to bring your check book. Remember every meeting to see homes is with the intention … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 2: I’m newly pre-approved, now what?

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I wanna buy a home Part 2: I’m newly pre-approved, now what?by Tomeka GivensCongratulations on your pre-approval! Yay! (If you haven’t yet been pre-approved, read about that process in the first post in this series.) So now that you: 1. Know your pre-approval status (that you have indeed been pre-approved and not denied) 2. Know your maximum comfort price range. … Read More

I wanna buy a home but I have absolutely no idea of where to start! Part 1.

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I wanna buy a home… but I have absolutely no idea of where to start!by Tomeka Givens So you’ve decided you want to buy a home. Now what? Your very first step should be to reach out to a lender to discuss your financing strategy. Let me be crystal clear: not a credit repair person, but a lender. Why? Who … Read More

Q&A with Stephen Trye and Syed Ahmad of Fidelity Direct Mortgage

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Q&A with Stephen Trye and Syed Ahmad of Fidelity Direct Mortgage   Stephen Trye and Syed Ahmad of Fidelity Direct Mortgage (FDM), are guerilla / realty preferred lenders. They offer their clients unique programs that aren’t widely available. We asked them a few questions to find out more about their practice and how they serve clients that may have difficulty getting a loan … Read More