Fun Fact Friday

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced on Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving that we are going to see a seven and a half percent increase and conforming loan limits. So what does that mean to you? Well, if you're in Metro Atlanta, that means your conforming loan amount is now as high as $548,250. So just to give you some quick numbers, and if you look it down below this video, you can see it bullet pointed, but what that means you can buy a house up to $565,200 with a 3% down payment. Talk about leverage....

One thing I would suggest, if you're not planning on opening any new accounts, now would be a great time to do a credit freeze. In the information below you'll see the direct websites where you can link to each of the individual bureaus. And that would be a great time to get your credit frozen. What that's going to do is that's going to protect you from any kind of credit card fraud. And what I mean is people stealing your identity and opening new accounts....

Did you know that today is World Kindness day? This originally started in Tokyo over 21 years ago, but now we have several countries, United States, Canada, Japan, Italy, Australia, all kinds of countries that have come together to observe this holiday. And so just wanted to share with you a few things that I chose to do with my family. We got a hundred, $1 bills. We've wrote multiple phrases on them, and we're going to be distributing those all over East Cobb where we live today....

So just a reminder that next Wednesday is veteran's day. We are just so grateful for all of those who have served on our behalf, and just want to remind you to recognize them on next Wednesday. Also for all those retired veterans out there. We so appreciate everything that you've done for us. So please make sure that you check out our heroes incentive. You have earned it, you deserve it. We would love nothing more than to give you that $1,500 at the closing table when you purchased that home....

for over 22 years in this mortgage career, it has always been a personal goal for me to exceed that $120 million mark. And as you can see, well, with some backwards numbers, our team officially this month has exceeded the $133 million mark! So I can't thank you enough. We are so grateful from the bottom of our heart for our clients, our referral partners, our friends, our family that have dealt with us over this past year....

As of December 1st, the FHFA is applying that half a percent fee to all refinances. If you haven't looked at your mortgage statement, if you have a family friend, associate coworker, anyone, you know, that doesn't know their interest rate on their mortgage, encourage them to pull out their mortgage statement and give us a call....