So You Think You are a Veteran of Many a Closing

Many experienced home buyers, sellers and investors are still surprised to learn of the new closing requirements concerning funding.   For years, the gold standard at closings was to bring funds by a “certified check”, “cashier’s check”, or other paper draft of a bank account.    Unfortunately, while these legitimate real estate moguls have been out there…


Timing Your Short Sale

Southeastern Virginia is blessed to have a relatively high percentage of military homeowners and therefore a higher percentage of homes than in most parts of the country with VA loans and therefore, thanks to the low down payment requirements for VA loans,  a higher lingering inventory of “upside down” or “underwater” homes.   Military homeowners…