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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Mark Waterman from Great Western Bank.  Today we talked about PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance and how that can affect you.  You can reach him at 605.627.0602 or Mark.Waterman@GreatWesternBank.com  His office is located at 1302 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.GreatWesternBank.com.

 

PMI or Private Mortgage Insurance

 

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With these tips and tricks, your house will be swoon-worthy in no time.

All the world’s a stage, said the Bard.

That includes your house. Which is for sale. And thus needs to look bee-yoo-tee-ful.

Staging entails hiring experts with a flair for interior design. They reimagine your living space and give your house a makeover (with temporary decor and furnishings) so that it gets “oohs” and “aahs” from the buying masses. 

Great staging isn’t an insurance policy — there’s no guarantee it will bring in more money when you sell your home — but it’s an important marketing tool. It presents your house in a flattering light and helps you compete at a favorable price. (In that sense, staging is like dressing your house for the price

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Stacy Himley from Guaranteed Rate.  Today we talked about "VC" items that can come up on your RD, VA and 1st Time Home Buyer loans.  You can reach Stacy at 605.605.690.2305 or Stacy.Himley@rate.com  Her office is located at 101 S. Reid St. Suite 307, Sioux Falls SD or on the web at www.Rate.com/StacyHimley

 

What Are VC (Valuation Condition) Items? And How Does That Affect Me? 

 

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Professor McCrory loved flowers. And growing plants of all kinds. He dedicated his life’s work to the study and education of horticulture. He even wrote a half-dozen books on things like how to grow raspberries in unforgiving climates.

But writing books about flowers wasn’t enough.

See, this was the 1940’s, and the stunning beauty of perennial azaleas or sprawling hostas couldn’t be captured by TV in its infancy.

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By 1947, Professor McCrory was teaching in the South Dakota State horticulture department, and he had a

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Justin Froiland from Fairway Mortgage. Today we talked about APR and monthly APR as well as discount points. You can reach Justin at 605.695.1429 or justin.froiland@fairwaymc.com.  His office is located at 412 5th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.BrookingsMortgage.com 

 

APR (Annual Percentage Rate) and Monthly APR/Discount Points

 

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Barb Adelaine from BankStar. It is Memorial Weekend this weekend, and why not talk about VA loans? What is a VA Certificate?  You can reach Barb at 605.696.8562 or barb.adelaine@bankstar.com.  Her office is located at 1301 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.ebankstar.com 

 

VA LOANS

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Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Andrew Jallo from Dacotah Bank. Today he talked about a budget for your down payment and an option to use for your down payment.  You can reach Andrew at 605.692.8600 or Andrew.Jallo@dacotahbank.com.  His office is located at 1441 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.dacotahbank.com.

 

DO YOU HAVE A BUDGET FOR THE DOWN PAYMENT?

 

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YETI COOLER & FAVORITE BEVERAGES W/SDSU CHAIRS

 

 

Does it feel like Spring was even here?  In a few short weeks, it will be Memorial weekend, and while we all enjoy a 3 day weekend, we can't forget what Memorial Day is all about.  A day to reflect on the many men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom!  In Brookings, there will be a special event taking place at the Swiftel Center on Monday, May 28th.  Click HERE for more details on that.

Here at the Brookings Home Team, we want to have a little fun and Kickoff summer strong.  We have teamed up with Mark Water to send you out to the dog days of summer with this Yeti cooler filled with all your favorite ice cold beverages. (Well, you provide the ice) It also includes 2

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 Every Monday Morning at 8:15am, join me on my Facebook page as I sit down with a local lender, and do a live interview and talk about a Mortgage Tip that may help YOU with your next Real Estate Purchase. 

This morning I sat down with Emmy Lebert from Dakotaland FCU. Today, Emmy talked about appraisals vs. home inspections.  You can reach Emmy at 605.697.5922 or emmyl@dakotalandfcu.com  Her office is located at 2423 6th St., Brookings SD 57006 or on the web at www.DakotalandFCU.com

 

 Appraisals Vs. Home Inspections-What is right for you?

 

 

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