• 00:29

    Using 203k home renovation loans to build your real estate business

    in Real Estate

    Listen and Learn what a 203K renovation loan is and how it differs from traditional financing as well as how it will help your Clients and put more transaction opportunities in your pocket on this LIVE Radio interview with the expert himself…. Aaron Simons


    The 203k loan can solve a myriad of problems and create a win-win for all involved. The 203k loan just isn’t for foreclosures. It can help create a vision for home buyers who want to use the loan for remodeling purposes on a property that needs updating and it’s comforting to know that you have a loan that can both buy a home and carry financing for upgrades all in one.


    But why aren’t Realtors more receptive to the 203k loan? Do any of these sound familiar?


    “It takes too long to get a 203k loan done”


    “I’ve heard horror stories about the 203k loan”


    “The asset manager (of the REO lender) doesn’t accept 203k financing”


    “Why would someone want to use the 203k loan to buy a fixer when they can just buy a move in ready property” 


    “I can’t get a preapproval letter with the 203k loan”


    “I’m not comfortable with the way this loan works and it puts my client (seller) in jeopardy”


    Join us as we answer the question of why you as a realtor need to know more about the 203K renovation loan and how to use it to build your real estate business.

  • 00:22

    Practical Tips for using the 203K Renovation Loan

    in Real Estate

    Special Guest: Rob Menefee


    WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
    EST in 1979 in White Plains, MD, FLOORING AMERICA is a full service retail and commercial flooring company.  We have 3 locations in the DC market and service VA, MD and DC.  We provide and install all types of flooring, including, but not limited to carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile and luxury vinyl.  We are certified in asbestos removal, lead paint and mold remediation. 

    EST in 2006, FA DESIGN BUILD and HOME SOLUTIONS are full service, Class A General Contractors.  We are licensed and insured to handle any residential and small commercial type of projects.  We have 3 design centers in the DC market and service VA, MD and DC.  We have a design staff and architects readily available for the larger projects and in-house crews to handle the smaller work. 

    WHY WOULD A REA CALL FA AND FADB?
    - We will perform the work (Home Inspection list) for the seller and collect payment at settlement
    - We handle every service inside and outside of the home
    - With a full staff, we respond quickly, do quality work and are competitive
    - We are licensed and insured in VA, MD and DC
    - We have been in business for 36 years
    - We provide free estimates for the buyers to help them decide on a home
    - We are a pre-approved 203K contractor


    ___________________________________________________________________________


    Explain why someone would use a 203K loan?



    How long have you been handling 203K's and how did you qualify?



    Give a real life example of a successful 203K renovation that benefited the home owner and the RE agent involved?



    What type of work can and can’t be done under a 203K loan?



    What is the main objection to using a 203K loan and do you have a solution?

  • 01:01

    Renovation Loan Programs- only 5% down- listen in to expert Ed Naworol

    in Real Estate

    Renovation Loan Programs- only 5% down- Expert Ed Naworol joins us in discussing Homepath,


    Renovation loans when purchasing. Do and don'ts, Nationwide financing where you use little of your


    own money, get money for repairs and they are not only FHA 203k loans, but loans without PMI.


    Also if you are an agent/broker tips on making 2015 your best year!!! Excellent for buyers all the way


    around. Ed has over 25 years in the industry.

  • 00:35

    Inside Renovation Church with Pastor Leonce and Breanna Crump

    in Christianity

    Pastor Leonce Crump at Oklahoma he was an All-American wrestler and played defensive end on the Sooner football team. After college he competed to make the world team in wrestling, played professional football for the New Orleans Saints and coached collegiate wrestling. He experienced an extended time of rebellion and running from God during college, but after 22 months of living as though he were not a Christian he surrendered to Jesus and ultimately to God's calling into ministry. 

    Leonce pastored in 3 other churches prior, starting and leading 3 college and young adult ministries. In 2006 he felt called to plant a church and through prayerful seeking of direction settled on the under-served area of downtown Atlanta. In early 2008 he and his wife moved to Atlanta from Tennessee to begin the process of planting Renovation Church. In 2009 Leonce was assessed and approved as a member of the Acts 29 church planting network, and began a partnership with Perimeter Church in Atlanta in their commitment to local church planting. 

    Leonce and his wife Breanna have lived in the Grant Park community of Atlanta for over 4 years, and  have two daughters.


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  • 00:22

    Meditation Renovation - On The Outside: Workbook 1, Chapter 3

    in Spirituality

    Join me as I guide you through workbook 1 of the Meditation Renovation series. Learn how to successfully use your workbook to benefit your life in the present. Shed old habbits that hold you back from moving forward in life, and gain an understanding of the things that happen around you. This is a fun, and life changing experience that I can't wait to share with everyone. So grab your workbook and get ready to explore your path in life, you deserve it.

  • 00:59

    Housing Reclaimed: DIY Renovation & Energy Conservation

    in Energy

    The DIY home renovation concept is a very popular trend, especially with the high cost of home renovation and the need to live more sustainably. Providing that you have the expertise or have the proper instruction, it can also be very cost effective as it is good for the environment. The financial costs associated with purchasing a new home has also forced people to go back to basics. Home owners are looking at the comfort and personalization of the home as opposed to buying something that is simply “bigger and better”. Instead of spending a fortune on brand new materials, people are opting to use materials from old buildings or “deconstruction” as well as other materials often headed for landfills. By embracing building concepts such as straw bale building on a community level, people can learn to work together within their own communities to create more affordable housing as they develop a more tight-knit community. How does one begin such an endeavor? What exactly are the building basics that you need to know? How can people collect reclaimed materials? Why are insulation and thermal mass so important? What options are there for utilizing space as well as creating space? How can you incorporate the natural color of materials to enhance the beauty of your home? How can you create a landscape that also lends itself to sustainability?
    In this special series called The Clean Energy View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to author, Jessica Kellner about her book, Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes For Next To Nothing. Jessica will share tips and answer many of the questions home owners have about DIY renovation. Jessica Kellner is editor of Natural Home & Garden magazine and a passionate advocate of using architectural salvage to create aesthetically beautiful, low-cost housing. ©2013 TheOrganicView.com. All Rights Reserved.

  • 00:25

    Detroit is this to good to be true ?

    in Politics

    Detroit Neighborhood initiative
    No down payment, No closing costs, No Fees, Below market fixed rates. Renovation fees included and credit scores are not considered. Sounds to good to be true.

  • 01:51

    MORTGAGE TALK 1 /FANNIE MAE HOME PATH RENOVATION FINANCING.

    in Real Estate

    Mortgage Talk, followers Sunday Morning Gospel
    With bring in information and understanding of Fannie Mae. HOME PATH RENOVATION FINANCING PROGRAM. We bring an understanding to the program how you.quality

  • 00:28

    Meditation Renovation - On The Outside: Workbook 1, Show 1

    in Spirituality

    Join me as I guide you through workbook 1 of the Meditation Renovation series. Learn how to successfully use your workbook to benefit your life in the present. Shed old habbits that hold you back from moving forward in life, and gain an understanding of the things that happen around you. This is a fun, and life changing experience that I can't wait to share with everyone. So grab your workbook and get ready to explore your path in life, you deserve it.   

  • 01:00

    Venita Smith, C & J Trophy and Engraving

    in Business

    Venita and her husband, Duwayne, own C & J Trophy & Engraving, a family business.  The couple makes it work by setting serious boundaries.  Nestled between the University of Memphis campus and the Orange Mound Community, one of the largest and oldest black neighborhoods in the country. They purchased the business and property had been in business for over 30 years. The startup risk was low, but the stakes were high since they knew nothing about the awards and recognition industry.  For the first few years, The Smiths didn’t change a thing.  Fortunately, Venita had experience in retail and operations management and her husband had background in color proofing and lithographic photography, so they threw caution to the wind and went for it. And, eight years later, the rest is history.


    Her first job, was at the Memphis in May International Festival as Secretary. That position would lead becoming its Operations Director for 10 years. That led her to become the Director of Operations at the National Civil Rights Museum.  During her 16-year tenure, she assisted with two renovation projects and two expansion projects all while managing the day-to-day operations of the 40,000 square foot facility, 13 full time staff members, security, housekeeping and IT contractors.  Venita retired in 2014 to focus more on the family business.


    With her father owning a shoe repair business for over 30 years and her mother, who was a beautician and owned her own salon, Venita was destined to become an entrepreneur. Venita watched her parents as they worked together like hand and glove to provide a comfortable lifestyle for her family. They managed to work together as a team, like she and her husband Duwayne. Venita is the brain and Duwayne is the brawn.


    C & J Trophy and Engraving * www.cjtrophy.com * (901) 452-5393  *  3444 Park Ave. Memphis TN 38111


     

  • 00:30

    Nabwic Talks with Kiesha SameeUd-Deen, LEED AP

    in Women

    Kiesha has been a construction project manager of 17 plus years experience with extensive operational knowledge including financial management, schedule and material/labor resource management and team collaboration. I have worked for large to small general contractors as well as a small consulting firm.

    Kiesha's professional experience is primarily in commercial, multi-use residential and institutional construction management. Projects of note include the Baltimore NFL Stadium currently known as M&T Bank Stadium for the Baltimore Ravens, Court Building B for DC Superior Court, 22 West Condominiums, Network Solutions Headquarters relocation, Westory Annex Office Building, Hilton Washington Hotel Renovation, Hayes Street Apartments, Rosedale Community Center and the USAID Design Mobility Lab Tenant Improvement in the Ronald Reagan Building for International Trade.

    She also serve as a board member for Sarah’s Circle which is an independent living senior resident community in the Adams Morgan section of Ward 1 in Washington, DC serving extremely low income senior citizens. 

    Kiesha is very active in my church, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, and participate with various ministry including Prosperity Partners, Sisters in Discipleship and Willing Workers.

    She a native of Washington, DC and a graduate of the historic Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School. Also, she enjoys traveling, reading, attending live concerts and performing arts, going to the cinema, volunteering with my church, professional organization and Sarah’s Circle as well as visiting museums and other historical places.

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