Insurance Checks, Your Mortgage Company & Hurricane Matthew

Let me start by saying that I am thankful that you and your loved ones safe and sound.  I’m sorry to hear that things for your home did not turn out quite as well.  Hopefully the damage was minimal and you will be back in the swing of things very soon. And, in many cases, that means getting your insurance check endorsed by the mortgage company.

Getting your insurance check endorsed by the mortgage company

 One thing I have been reminded from going through Hurricane Matthew (yes, my home was hit too.  I am writing this as much for myself as for you), is most people are good.  Neighbors are checking on each other’s homes.  They are sharing information.  Neighbors are safeguarding each other and their communities.  They are banding together to clean up and share supplies.  Neighbors are helping each other.

 Yes, most people are good.  This includes your mortgage company and your insurance company.  They want your home to be safe, secure and returned to normal as quickly and conveniently as possible.

 While this post is specifically written for the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, many of the tips will apply after any natural disaster and will also apply anytime that you have to get an insurance check processed by your mortgage company. So here we go…it’s all about getting your insurance check endorsed by the mortgage company quickly.

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Is a VA Loan Right for Me?

Whether you’re buying your dream home or refinancing your existing home, deciding on the right loan product is a crucial decision.  It is an important step in laying the foundation for your family’s financial future.

There are a lot of loan choices.  The one that was right for your friend or family member may or may not be right for you.  It truly depends on your situation and your financial goals.

Key to your financial future
Finding the right loan unlocks your financial future

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5 Must Have Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed After You Buy a Home ( +a bonus for our veterans)

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Are you thinking of moving or in the process of moving? Does it give you a headache just thinking about the disruption in your life and all of the things that you have to do?  If so, keep reading for some apps (these are apps for your smartphone not appetizers, but those would be yummy too) that will help make the move less disruptive and get you settled into your new home and ready to rock the world.

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The Truth About Island Living

What they don’t tell you on TV, but you need to know to make your dream come true


Truth be told, I had a little bit of insomnia the other night.  In my late night quandary of what to do since I could not sleep and counting sheep seemed pointless, I decided to indulge in a guilty pleasure of watching some reality TV and dreaming about living in the Caribbean. Doesn’t that sound so nice; sand, sun, and time passing by ever so slowly as you sit sipping on drinks with little pink umbrellas while listening to the waves from the crystal blue ocean waters softly crashing into the white sandy beaches as you peer over the rim of your sunglasses to watch the sunset?

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Bitcoin: Boom or Bust for Your Mortgage?

There is a lot that goes into getting a mortgage.  Let’s set aside, for the sake of this blogpost and time, the emotions and the packing and the moving.  Let’s just go with some of the nuts and bolts.  It sounds simple, but it’s not all that simple.

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