Planning for the Year Ahead

December 14, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

As we approach 2019, business planning is at the forefront of conversation. Below, please find a list of 10 things that can assist in helping you identify and meet your goals for the upcoming year as you work on your personal business plan.   1)            Evaluate what went well and what can be improved upon … Read More

Helping Heroes Obtain Homeownership

December 7, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

We’re proud to highlight our Dream Makers Grant Program, a down payment assistance program for first-time homebuyers; designed to assist borrowers serving our national security, who may be unable to afford a mortgage due to high upfront costs. Some of the key features of the program include: The grant will match the borrower’s contribution 2-to-1, … Read More

End the Year Strong

November 30, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

The next four weeks matter. Each year it’s consistent; there are holiday parties, get-togethers and opportunities to reflect on the previous 12 months.  The real estate industry begins to slow and there is time to sit and really plan for the year ahead. Each year, the same opportunity; but how does your approach change to … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

From our Fairway family to you and yours, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. We are truly grateful for all of our partners, clients, family and friends and hope you have a wonderful day surrounded by the people and things that you hold dear.  

Happy Veteran’s Day!

November 9, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

We extend our sincerest thanks to all those who have served our country and wish you a happy Veteran’s Day. Here at Fairway, we extend our gratitude through the American Warrior Initiative (AWI). This nonprofit organization assists military Veterans with home upgrades and repairs, service dogs, and much more. Click here to watch AWI’s 2017 … Read More

We’ve Got a Program for That!

November 2, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

Recognizing that no two clients or scenarios are the same, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation has worked to ensure that we have a variety of programs and products to fit even the most unique of situations. Below please find a list of some of the scenarios that we are able to assist with: Properties with over … Read More

Understanding the New FICO Score

October 26, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

  FICO announced this week a new way that they will be calculating credit scores beginning in pilot at the start of next year with the intention of being rolled out to all lenders by summer 2019. The new scoring system takes into account the way people manage their bank accounts and money market accounts … Read More

Sales Price Reductions vs. Seller Concessions

October 19, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

In a rising rate environment does it make more sense for a seller to reduce the sales price to sell their home or to intrigue potential buyers by offering seller concessions? Let’s take a look at a pricing example for a home priced at $500,000 with the borrower putting down 10% (equaling $50,000) and closing … Read More

It Just Takes One Action

October 12, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

Thank you to all who attended Thursday’s event featuring Jason Abell from Rewire, Inc. We hope you walked away with a new outlook on the way we all think and at least one thing that will positively impact your business. A key takeaway from the event was Rewire, Inc.’s Seven Actionable Items everyone has the … Read More

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Clients

September 27, 2018By pam-adminStreet Talk

Communication is key for any successful transaction. Below, please find the top 10 questions our Loan Officers have identified as helpful to discuss with their referral networks throughout the loan process.   1. Have you completed a full pre-qualification for the clients? 2. Does anything worry you about this loan? 3. What do you need from us to make the … Read More