Month: November 2018

Don’t Become a Target for “Trigger Lead” Buyers!

Q:We recently applied for a mortgage to refinance our home. Within a few days, we were getting phone calls all day and night from other mortgage companies trying to sell us a loan. We only talked to one mortgage company. How did the other mortgage companies get our phone number? We put our phone number the “do not call” list a couple of years ago, so how can they call…

What if I discover defects in a house after I’m in a lease-option contract to purchase it?

Q:I read your article on lease-options and was wondering if you could answer a question. We are in a lease-option now. We have recently discovered problems with the house that we will want repaired before we buy it but we have already put money down (earnest money) and signed the agreement. We will not want to buy the house if the seller does not rectify the problems. I do not…