Profile of Home Buyers

January 14, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

The National Association of Realtors released its 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Here are some of the highlights that will help you as you business plan for 2020. 89% of buyers used an agent to purchase their home, and most found their agent through a referral from a family member or friend 90% of buyers … Read More

New Year, Same Us

January 3, 2020By pam-adminStreet Talk

2019 was an amazing year at Fairway. We’re incredibly proud of all the people we’ve helped as a company and all the goals we’ve accomplished.  As we start a new year, and even a new decade, there is a tremendous amount of conversation around resolutions and the idea of a “new year, new me.” While … Read More

Happy Holidays

December 27, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

I want to wish you a very happy holiday season and a wonderful new year! I hope 2019 was filled with joy and may 2020 bring you happiness, health and prosperity. I look forward to connecting in the new year.

Season of Giving

December 13, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

The holiday season is upon us and in the spirit of the giving season we wanted to share some important things you should know about using gift money for a down payment. For gift money to be eligible to use towards a down payment the buyer must: Receive the money as a check or wire … Read More

Meet Your Clients Where They Are

December 6, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

As we get ready to conclude 2019 and delve into what the industry will look like in 2020, there are a few marketing tips we wanted to provide to help you connect with your current, past and future clients. For the purpose of this conversation we will refer to anyone you have the potential to … Read More

There’s a New Benefit for Eligible VA Clients!

November 22, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

Effective January 1, 2020, there is a new benefit for Veterans who qualify under the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act. The benefit is outlined below: Veterans who qualify will be eligible for 100% financing, regardless of the sales price! Prior to this Act, if the sales price was higher than the Conforming Loan Limit, the Veteran … Read More

Credit Refresher

November 15, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

So much of a home purchase is driven by credit: credit scores, debt-to-income ratios, and ability to keep credit intact during the loan process. Simply put, understanding credit and its implications for your clients is vital. Here are some useful credit-related tips to help your clients prepare for the home loan application process: Pay debts … Read More

Time to Plan!

November 8, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

2020 is almost here and that means it’s the perfect time to start working on your business plan. I know that business planning can often seem overwhelming and potentially stressful, so I wanted provide a resource to hopefully alleviate some of that. NAR provides a quick guide to effective business planning to make this process … Read More

Happy 30th, Sea Witch

October 26, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

This weekend marks the 30th annual Sea Witch parade. The Halloween-themed festival was all started by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carol Everhart as a way for businesses to bring customers downtown once the summer ended. In its first year Sea Witch was a one-day event in a parking lot and … Read More

How Cyber-Secure Are You?

October 18, 2019By pam-adminStreet Talk

As part of the regulation and oversight of the mortgage industry, all employees at Fairway are required to take annual trainings. As we complete these, I wanted to share some helpful reminders for all of us in the real estate industry. Wire Fraud – Hackers often try to divert funds wired for closing. We always … Read More