Is TRID Affecting Home Sales?

Is TRID affecting homes sales and if so how? It’s been a little over three months since TRID was implemented by the CFPB. According to Richard Cordray (Director of the CFPB), there has been no affect. Concerns by the real estate industry were unfounded and “much like the errant predictions of technical disaster stemming from […]... Read More

Friday Thought 1/29/16-The Kitchen Table Advisor

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation. John Adams... Read More

Why do Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac G-Fees Increase?

Why do Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac G-Fees Increase? In short because politicians want to finance projects designed to get themselves re-elected or improve their position in the polls. G-Fees (guarantee fees) are charged by MBS (mortgage backed securities) providers. Freddie and Fannie are the two largest. The fees are charged in order to cover […]... Read More

Radon In Arizona

Radon in Arizona. Dave Brown at the Arizona Republic/ wrote an article regarding Radon, Radon Makes for Uninvited House Guest. Buyers and sellers in Arizona should remember this is one more item of due diligence you should explore if you are concerned about Radon. You can read the article HERE.... Read More