Author: Trina Hart Nichols

Fannie Mae wants to give you up to 3.5% for closing costs.

[infobox color=”red”]THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMMITMENT TO LEND.[/infobox] Fannie Mae just announced a program offering up to 3.5% in closing cost assistance to non-investor buyers purchasing from their HomePath (foreclosure) portfolio during the 20-day “First Look” period (before investor buyers are allowed to make offers).  Missouri is one… Read More »


Considering buying a home again after a foreclosure or short sale?

[infobox color=”red”]THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMMITMENT TO LEND.[/infobox] One thing the top producing agents in St. Louis have in common is that they are always thirsty for more knowledge to help them advocate for their clients. This mortgage question comes to us from our CWE neighbor and RE/MAX… Read More »


Best ways to screw up when shopping for a mortgage…

I’ve been very lucky to have a large number of really loyal clients that have also referred their friends and family to me over the course of many years. Do some of them still shop around after I’ve given them a rate? Absolutely, and I encourage them to do so. But there is always reason… Read More »