2018 USDA Eligibility Maps have been Updated!

March 23rd, 2018 by Sean Stephens When will the 2018 USDA Eligibility Maps go into effect and how do you find out if your area is still considered rural? In today’s video, I will discuss in detail the updated USDA Eligibility Maps, how to determine what areas will become ineligible, and key dates on when…

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100% Financing – Is USDA or VA better?

100% Financing – USDA and VA home loans As a starting point, both USDA and VA home loans offer 100% financing. In other words, there is NO down payment required for either a USDA or VA home loan. In addition, when compared to conventional loan requirements, USDA and VA loans are both known for their…

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How do you find current USDA eligible areas?

As many of us know, a key part of the USDA eligibility process is being able to find a home that is located in a USDA eligible area.  In today’s video, I will walk you through the process on how to find out if the home you want to buy is located in a USDA…

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6 Surprising Ways Home Staging Can Sabotage Your Sale

By Angela Colley If there’s one thing that’s hammered home during the selling process, it’s that prospective buyers hate walking into an empty house. They need to imagine themselves in your space, and that means seeing furniture, accessories, and other decor trappings that make a house feel like a home—and wake prospective buyers to the…

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