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Lending in CA and AZ only
Lending in CA and AZ only

Home Loans & Mortgages in Scottsdale, AZ

First Time Buyers

“The ache for home lives in all of us.” – Maya Angelou

So you are ready to take the leap into homeownership. This is one of the most exciting times of your life, and I would be honored to help you achieve your goals. You will have many questions. I hope you will find the answers here.

What your real estate agent should know about your mortgage

When you go to purchase a home, you want a real estate agent and loan officer team that has your back 100 PERCENT! Buying a home is a monumental decision that impacts your family and financial future. Since buying a home is so important and personal, I believe it’s...

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What is an Amortization Schedule for a home loan?

I get this question all the time from my clients here in the Phoenix area. The mechanism of a mortgage is complex, but it’s vital to understand how it works. My focus as a mortgage educator is to tell you everything you should know to succeed at buying a home,...

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How to improve your credit score

I’m optimistic about the younger generation’s future when it comes to protecting their financial health. Unlike any time before, consumers have access to VALUABLE tools and technology that help monitor our spending habits, credit scores and other financial details in...

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Why do I need mortgage insurance? Here is your answer!

Some insurances, like the kind that are offered after a big purchase or a car rental, may seem unnecessary. Depending on factors like the strength of your current policies, you may get away by opting out. In the real estate world, and the many transactions and steps...

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Getting a Renovation Loan in Arizona

Landing your ideal home doesn’t mean you have to sell your current property and invest in another. It also doesn’t take purchasing a move-in ready home in that prestigious neighborhood slightly outside your budget. With a little imagination and the assistance of a...

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A mortgage loan designed specifically for Arizona doctors!

Surgical precision. Difference-makers. A steady hand. There's A LOT to admire about a medical doctor. Their preparation alone warrants the highest of praise. Then there's the years of medical school and residency, which are undoubtedly grueling and intense. The...

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You must MASTER NUTRITION to kick your business up a notch!

There's a lot of talk out there right now about working hard and smart – you know, putting in those 17-hour days and GOING ALL OUT. Real estate agents want to 10X their business career so they are branding themselves, marketing themselves, closing deals and...

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