When to Lock a Mortgage Rate

Express Cash Flow Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

Real estate agents are often asked to advise homebuyers on financial matters especially on mortgage rates and when to lock them in. These can be difficult conversations, because things like whether to lock or float an interest rate can be guess work. A mortgage rate lock simply guarantees a specific interest rate if a loan closes by a particular date. …

Home Seller Factors

Express Cash Flow Commission Advances, Express Cash Flow Blog Posts, Home Owners

Working as a home seller can be a frustrating experience, given how long it can take for a sale to close before finally being able to take the commission you’ve earned for your work. But by preparing yourself for several different possibilities, you can lessen the frustration by being aware of what issues might pop up over the course of …

How to Appeal to the Millennial Homebuyer

Express Cash Flow Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

In a world where millennials are more likely to walk into your home in search of Pokémon than to check out your kitchen remodel, home sellers may want to take a step back and assess how appealing their home is in its current state to the next generation of homebuyers. Often ignored as a generation that prefers renting, that trend …

Property Value Image

Should You Get A Second Appraisal?

Express Cash Flow Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

Another Appraisal? It’s a nightmare scenario. After brokering an excellent deal and receiving an offer right at or slightly above purchase price, the home sellers, buyers, and agents are simply waiting for the final details to fall into place, when the unthinkable occurs: an appraisal below purchase price. Nothing can kill a real estate deal faster than an appraisal falling …

House For SaleHouse For Sale

Top 7 Realtor Marketing Tips

Express Cash Flow Commission Advances, Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

Any business is dependent on marketing in order to grow, and real estate is no different.  In order to maximize the return on your marketing, you want to make sure that you are reaching the right audiences as efficiently as possible.   Below are some tips to help you optimize your marketing and reach your real estate goals faster.   …

Couple buying a house

The Pros and Cons of FHA Loans

Express Cash Flow Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

FHA loans are loans guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration. Though they are a little different than traditional loans, they are a great option for those who don’t have the traditional 10-20% down payment available. As this is sometimes difficult to come by for first time homeowners, newlyweds, or college graduates, an FHA loan is a great option because you …

Cash Before Close- Commission Advances

Express Cash Flow Express Cash Flow Blog Posts

Cash Before Close Phil Guertin launched a creative financial business with one element in mind: help real estate agents and brokers get commission advances within minutes to meet critical cash flow issues. By Rick Weinberg, California Business Journal If you’re a real estate agent or broker, cash flow is critical for such vital matters as meeting payroll, buying leads, or …