How to help millennials prepare for homebuying

Despite tight inventory and increasing home prices, many potential homebuyers — particularly millennials — remain optimistic about the market and their ability to buy a home of their own …

6 tips to help credit-challenged clients improve scores

How many buyers have you met who walk in your door with a rotten credit rating and confidently promise to fix things up before they apply for a mortgage …

6 tips to help credit-challenged clients improve scores

How many buyers have you met who walk in your door with a rotten credit rating and confidently promise to fix things up before they apply for a mortgage …

9 ways homebuyers can improve their credit scores

The real estate business is booming, and with a scarce supply of starter homes on the market, competition between buyers is fierce. To get loans quickly, potential homebuyers need to keep an eye on their finances and credit …

9 ways homebuyers can improve their credit scores

The real estate business is booming, and with a scarce supply of starter homes on the market, competition between buyers is fierce. To get loans quickly, potential homebuyers need to keep an eye on their finances and credit …

Mortgage Preflight to dish legitimate buyer lead credit scores in minutes

Soon, there will be a way for buyers to find out their mortgage scores without approaching a lender, at least not directly. It’s called Mortgage Preflight, and it’s a pre-qualification system that can be accessed by real estate agents …

How one broker turns credit-damaged prospects into first-time buyers

Brokers set up their own companies for a number of reasons — Kammerdiener’s experience feeling the weight of the economic downturn sparked his trajectory toward this path, and continues to shape how he trains agents and works with real estate consumers on their finances …

How one broker turns credit-damaged prospects into first-time buyers

Brokers set up their own companies for a number of reasons. Cory Kammerdiener’s experience helping veterans during the economic downturn sparked his trajectory toward this path, and continues to shape how he trains real estate agents and works with real estate consumers on their finances …

Say goodbye to foreclosures and hello to new homeowners

Since the housing crisis began, distressed properties — foreclosures, short sales and bank-owned real estate — have dominated much of the conversation around real estate and real estate finance. The latest data, however, seems to indicate those days …

What to do with credit-challenged homebuyers

Many real estate agents often do not know where to send potential homebuyers who have negative credit histories or have defaulted on their previous mortgages. Although they can offer several options, these options might not adequately meet their clients’ needs. Let me explain …