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Starting Documents for Loan Approval

Are ready to start the home financing process? Then watch this presentation to help you get prepared. It cover which documents lenders may need to approve you for a home loan.

Three Ways to Ease Your Fears About Making a Move

With low inventory in many markets throughout the country, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concerned that they may not be able to find a new one. This can be a real problem. But, if you are seeking to sell — whether to upgrade or find a new neighborhood — there are a few ways to combat the low inventory.
Look to buy first In many markets it can be a real mistake to put your home up for sale before you start looking for your new property. Start by identifying the geographic area where you are interested in buying. Connect with a local real estate agent who can assist with your search or simply start searching online. Even if you don't see anything on sites like or Zillow, it doesn't mean you can't or won't find the right home, especially if you enlist the help of a real estate agent. Think outside the box Be proactive! Keep in mind that there are probably many people like you who want to make a move but, are afraid as well. Have …
The Proverbial Loan Pre-Approval
Most anyone who has bought a home in recent years has been asked for a home loan pre-approval from a mortgage lender. Unless you are equipped to and planning on paying cash for a home purchase, getting pre-approved for a home loan is an essential step in the home buying and financing process. In today’s competitive real estate environment, a pre-approval from a reliable lender can make a difference in your offer being accepted or rejected. Your real estate agent will request a pre-approval letter from a lender so they can help you find a home you can afford. A pre-approval is likewise important to a seller so they feel confident that you can obtain a home loan when accepting your offer.
Mortgage lenders can vary in this process of pre-approving a client. What one may call a pre-approval, another may view as only a pre-qualification. There are indeed differences between these terms. I prefer to discuss the differences with my clients and their agents so t…

January Events Calendar

Start the year off by checking out some of these local events and national celebrations.
West Hills    Woodland Hills    Calabasas    Canoga Park    Hidden Hills

 1 - Happy New Year & Final day of Hanukkah  4 - Comedy & Connections breakfast @ Ruby's Diner  5 - Woodland Hills & West Hills Neighborhood Council meetings  8 - LA Zoo Lights (last day)  8 - Golden Globe Awards  9 - College Football Playoff National Championship Game 10 - Winnetka Neighborhood Council meeting 12 - Good morning Calabasas Chamber breakfast 14 - Indoor Community Flea Market @ Agoura Hls/Calabasas Community Ctr 16 - MLK Day 19 - Hear about UCLA extension coming to Warner Center, lunch @ Marriott 20 - Inauguration Day 22 - Topanga Vintage Market @ Pierce College 23 - National Pie Day 24 - Tarzana Neighborhood Council meeting 25 - Canoga Park Neighborhood Council meeting 28 - Chinese New Year 29 - Miss SFV & SFV Teen Pageant 2017
- Your neighborhood Realtor(R) and Loan Originator