Author: Elise Loan Tucson

What Types of Home Loans Are There?

Buying a new home can be the most exciting purchase you will ever make. Whether it’s your first home as a newlywed couple or the long-awaited dream home where you intend to enjoy retirement, understanding what types of home loans are available, will save you stress in the long run!  Oftentimes factors such as credit […]

Fix And Flip Loans Explained

Being a real estate investor (or a real estate agent working with one) is not for everyone, that’s for sure.  There is a reason people don’t dive into the real estate investing pool. They don’t understand how the deals are being financed.  Let me give you a quick breakdown of how some fix-and-flip deals are […]

Creating v. Competing

In the not-too-distant past, marketing and advertising were costly and, quite often, labor-intensive (which means “costly”).  With social media being readily available and free to everyone, that significantly evened the score for everyone involved.  So, instead of having a handful of players who have the money and means to go after a target audience, we […]

A VA Loan Myth Dispelled

  Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with a person who is new to being a real estate agent but not new to selling a house. Our conversation turned to the subject of her own home that she and her husband were about to put on the market. She wanted to know what mortgage […]

Offense Doesn’t Need to be Offensive

Pulling credit. For numerous reasons, when I’m in the middle of taking a mortgage application, and I ask the borrower for her/his social security number, I often get these responses: “Do you really need to pull my credit?” “Can we wait to pull my credit until . . . ?” “I’m not comfortable giving that […]