Mortgage 1 Team

October 6, 2017
Wire Fraud

How to protect yourself from wire fraud

Wire Fraud Protection tips. Wire fraud is one of the fastest growing forms of fraud for consumers and financial institutions involved in real estate transactions. Many times consumers will let their guard down during the mortgage process leaving them vulnerable to lookalike emails. Some of […]
September 22, 2017

Property Inspection Waiver

Is it possible to get a mortgage without an appraisal? Fannie Mae has been slowly rolling out something called the “Property Inspection Waiver”(PIW).  It is available to both new home buyers and refinances under certain situations. When a PIW is available the borrower can save […]
September 11, 2017

Lisa Whitman’s Secrets to Success.

This week we find out Lisa Whitman’s Secrets to Success. How Lisa started in the mortgage business, what are her secrets to success and the one piece of advice a realtor(r) gave her that changed her career? Dave: Lisa we really appreciate you being with […]
September 1, 2017
When is jumbo loan required?

When is jumbo loan required?

When is jumbo loan required? A Jumbo Mortgage is required when the loan amount exceeds the current conforming loan limits. As of 2017, the highest conforming loan amount (set annually by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)) can vary by county, In Michigan, Florida, Ohio, […]