Month: March 2014

The Definition of a Mortgage Banker

Sometimes, people ask me the difference between a mortgage broker and a mortgage banker. Do you know the difference? It’s a subtle distinction that not many laymen understand until faced with the task of obtaining a mortgage for a new property. A mortgage banker, unlike a mortgage broker, provides the funds for the mortgage, while a mortgage broker negotiates on

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Let’s Get You Pre-Qualified

You might be a spring home buyer, eager to start looking at your 2014 South Bay property options. If so, there’s one phrase you should hear and act on: Let’s get you pre-qualified! Recently, I have noticed more and more people getting pre-qualified making the loan and buying process smoother and trouble-free, especially for first-time buyers in the South Bay.

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My Interview In Our South Bay Magazine

I was recently interviewed in Our South Bay by journalist Laura Watts for their February/March 2014 issue, and I couldn’t be prouder. The original interview is right here on their website, but I will reproduce it below so you can easily read it: Watermark Home Loans is a mortgage banker that funds new home loans in-house similar to a traditional

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Get Ready For Spring Listings

If you’re one of the many who have been eager to purchase property in the South Bay but have found little inventory listed from which you could choose, the real estate market of spring 2014 is promising to put many more properties on the market as sellers finally realize their increased home values. Property in the South Bay has gone

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