5 Ways to Tell if a Loan Officer is Ripping You Off

It doesn’t matter what industry you are in, chances are there are scammers in just about every profession. And it’s only getting worse. We really need to keep our feelers up when it comes to scams, hackers, and those just trying to get your money or your...

Dog Grooming Contest in Pasadena

You may have recently seen on social media of the pictures or videos of dogs that have been groomed to look like other animals or even other items. At the Creative Grooming Competition at the Groom Expo West, Poodle lovers and all types of dogs participate in the...

Loan Limits Increasing Starting January 1, 2017

Great news for home buyers in the new year! The Government Sponsored Enterprise or GSE, which is also commonly referred to as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, publicly traded companies helping banks and lenders by purchasing conforming loans, have announced an increase to...

My Husband Won’t Give Me Money for the Mortgage

Ever happen to you? Well, it happened to a friend of mine this weekend. She and her husband are going through some serious issues and he holds the keys to all the checking accounts, locks down the money yet wants her to pay the bills and the mortgage. Well, if he...

Groom Expo West – Pasadena

So…  It’s a Sunday and your out looking for something to do in Pasadena? We had a friend who was entered in the Creative Grooming Competition at Groom Expo West, so we thought we’d have a look around. As Poodle lovers, we knew we would be in for a...

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Property Appraisal

& List of Top 10 Low Cost Improvements that Add BIG Value   You sold your house!   Or, you are thinking of getting a lower rate and refinancing your current mortgage.   You are going to need property appraisal on your home.   While the actual 10-12...