October 6, 2015
D-day is upon us. TRID-day that is.
Oct. 3 marks the effective date of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule or TRID.
Every residential real estate transaction now requires new loan documentation consisting of (more…)
June 29, 2015
Recently a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania homeowner asked me to do a pre listing appraisal for them because a friend who is involved in Real Estate said they may have over improved their home, and they should see where they stand by getting an appraisal.
The property was a townhome style dwelling in condominium ownership. I arrived at the home and may I say, the property was beautiful, everything in it brand new and gorgeous. I will not go into great detail about the property because it will be coming onto the market and the actual renovations completed are a mute point.