22 episodes

As a way of sharing knowledge that I have acquired over the last 16 years in mortgage finance, this podcast is devoted to all things mortgage. We will discuss the loan process A to Z and have industry professionals along with past client interviews where we discuss loan programs, guidelines and what I like to call "ninja secrets". We have a great time talking and hope that you find value.

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As a way of sharing knowledge that I have acquired over the last 16 years in mortgage finance, this podcast is devoted to all things mortgage. We will discuss the loan process A to Z and have industry professionals along with past client interviews where we discuss loan programs, guidelines and what I like to call "ninja secrets". We have a great time talking and hope that you find value.

    So You Want to List Your Home! What does a listing agent do? Best Practices

    So You Want to List Your Home! What does a listing agent do? Best Practices

    Marvin Bush from Premier Realty is an accomplished Real Estate Professional with over 25 years experience in both buying and selling real estate. His passion is listing and selling homes. We explore some important questions that need to be answered for most all sellers when listing a home. Price is only one piece of the puzzle, there are details that will help you to get top dollar for your sale and help you to have a smooth transaction. Should you remodel the house, replace the roof? Redo the kitchen? What if you have solar? If you have questions, please reach out to Marvin. He can be reached at 661-303-0776

    • 44 min
    How much money do I need to put down to buy a house? How about an investment property?

    How much money do I need to put down to buy a house? How about an investment property?

    I get the question all the time, "how much down payment do I need to buy a home? How much do I need if I would like to buy an investment property?" I answer these questions and break down the requirements by loan type and common expectations for primary, second home / vacation homes and investment properties. If you have questions, please call me at 661-496-9311 or email mortgagespace@gmail.com

    • 5 min
    What to Do and Not Do During the Loan Process and Escrow

    What to Do and Not Do During the Loan Process and Escrow

    Common "Do and Don'ts" During the Home Loan Process and Escrow

    • 27 min
    What is the Required Cash To Close My Home Loan? Where Do I Get these Funds?

    What is the Required Cash To Close My Home Loan? Where Do I Get these Funds?

    In this episode we discuss the total cash to close. Many times, we can get caught up in the process but, at the end we really need to know how much money is needed to close and where to source it. We discuss the required down payments by loan type and some strategies on how buyers can save to get into a home. We discuss closing costs, its definition, seller credits or Interested Party Contributions and the importance of separating funds from day to day funds and your home purchasing funds.

    • 18 min
    So you want to go Solar? Why? How does Solar on a home affect your ability to re-sell?

    So you want to go Solar? Why? How does Solar on a home affect your ability to re-sell?

    In this episode we talk with Andrew McCormack. He is a Solar Educator with SunPower by Sun Solar. I have spoken with many solar companies and he is by far one of the best educated on the topic. We discuss the evolution of solar power on residential properties, the changes in the industry as it relates to how to 'go solar'. I also dive deeper into the aftermath of having solar on properties and how it affects lending. I breakout the details on how Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA and USDA treat homes that are sold with solar. If you have questions, please reach out to Andrew McCormack at 661-241-0702

    • 54 min
    What is a Home Warranty versus Home Owner's Insurance? The importance of a Home Warranty

    What is a Home Warranty versus Home Owner's Insurance? The importance of a Home Warranty

    In this episode we speak with Bret Dixon from Old Republic Home Protection. They are a National Home Warranty company and offer solutions to the important piece of home buying, the aftermath.... Bret and I discuss what happens once the house is officially yours and why it is important to know what home warranty does to give the homeowner peace of mind. Check out their website at: https://www.orhp.com/

    • 38 min

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Allyn and his guest speakers break down important information so it’s easy to understand. Allyn is very knowledgeable in all areas of mortgage finance. His years of experience in this field makes him a highly sought after expert. His podcasts are packed full of important information all homeowners should be aware of.

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