How an electric fireplace saved a deal

January 26, 2017

So what happens when you come across negotiations that seem to be unsurmountable. Here's a quick story on how two licensed agents with experience came together to save the deal and how the electric fireplace made everybody happy

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Modern Femme Movement

November 18, 2016

What is the Modern Femme Movement?  This podcast we got to chat with Katy Blevins, co-founder of of this community of women that has come together to support and build one another to be their best self.

Modern Femme Movement is a spacw where women can show upa nd talk about what is going on in their business and personal lives.  A life we dream about.  

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What do I want my life to be like?

What do I need to do to actualize this?  

Lead with love...

Katy Blevins

katy@modernfemme.com 

 

 

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James Walrod - A Buyers Story

November 18, 2016

A memorable real estate success story when you partner with the right loan officer!  I have been doing business with James Walrod for many years and I trust him because he always makes good choices for my clients.  

James Walrod

James Walrod - Senior Loan Officer NMLS 260324

Veterans United Home Loans 

C: 757-274-3444
E: james.walrod@vu.com

VUJamesWalrod.com

 

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Virginia Art With Heart

October 21, 2016

Virginia Art With Heart - helps local creative professionals to help them sell their art to give back to the creative community!  

EVENT:  "Come as you art" October 30, 2016 6pm-9:30pm at Mangia Qui Italian Bistro in Virginia Beach.  COME DRESSED as your favorite famous artist, musician, artwork, chef...get creative.... for a chance to win free dinner!!!
This event is to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation.  
Follow Virginia Art With Heart on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VAARTwithHeart/
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Antwain Britt

October 19, 2016

This week's podcast was with Antwain Britt - retired former Mixed Martial Arts fighter.  He went from 320 pounds to being a UFC Strikeforce fighter!  

He is also known as Juggernaut - the guy who did first round knockouts in all his amateur fights.  

How does being a MMA fighter relate to purchasing your first home?  It takes commitment and even sacrifice if you want to reach whatever goal you are trying to achieve.  

Antwain Britt - Owner Operator at Pride Training Center 
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Brian LaRoche - Wealth Management

September 19, 2016

This weeks podcast is with Brian LaRoche who specializes in wealth management.  

What are the areas people should focus on when starting your wealth plan?  The purpose of all savings is to build income for your future.  So the one question you should ask is.. "How does this effect my ability to create income when I retire?"
  
His speciality it talking about designing a financial plan. When you are 65-70 what will you wish you knew when you were between 30-55? How much you spend on your house has a huge impact on your financial ability to to do other things. How much should you spend on your house as a percentage of your income? What things do people not account for when owning a home?

LaRoche Wealth Management
(757) 498-1911
blaroche@financialguide.com
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What is title insurance and why you need it

September 12, 2016

What is title insurance and why is it important to purchase it!  

Podcast with Carol Hare who is Underwriting Counsel with Fidelity National Title Ins. Company.  Owner's title insurance is optional in Virginia but Carol shares some great examples of great reasons why you need to purchase it.  

When you refinance a home do you need to purchase title insurance again?  Do you have sufficient coverage?  

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Q & A with a real estate appraiser

September 12, 2016
I had the pleasure of chatting with Betsy Hughes, SRA with BK Appraisals.   Appraisers holding the SRA designation have met rigorous requirements relating to education, testing, experience and demonstration of knowledge, understanding, and ability. This designation sets her apart from the typical residential appraiser. In order to maintain the designation continuing education above the state requirements is required.

We asked some of our listeners what things do you want to ask a real estate appraiser:

What are the requirements that a real estate appraiser is looking for when determining the appraised market value?

Does it help for a real estate agent to forward upgrades and comparables to help determine sales price?

What are the value of swimming pools and acreages? 

What are the adjustments for bedroom count?  

(757) 219-2838

 
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Laura Oliver - Blogger for A Frugal Chick

August 22, 2016
This podcast is a must listen to for everyone!  Being frugal isn't about just clipping coupons.  Laura Oliver - professional blogger with A Frugal Chick.
 
- Great tips on getting started on saving money 

- How to save money and even get free stuff here in Hampton Roads.   
- What is the greatest success story of saving money! 

- Holiday spending tips

- Seasonal shopping tips

You can find updated weekly tips with her on 13NewsNow every Sunday morning at 7:45am or subscribe to her email newsletter. 

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Why this short sale flopped

December 11, 2015

If you are currently undercontract WATCH the FHA and CA CERTS for the community. This 5 min podcast is about how this DEAL fell apart because the community Association DID not do there job  

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