Category Archives: Advice for Buyers

Will Lenders Allow Repair Allowances on the Closing Disclosure

Since the  implementation of the new integrated disclosures commonly referred to as TRID (TILA-RESPA) , the Loan Estimate Disclosure Form and the Closing Disclosure Form are now the documents that are associated with closings and home sales. Will lenders allow repair allowances on the Closing Disclosure?  This is a question that arises when Buyer has completed

Buyers/Sellers Timing Your Move and Early Occupancy Agreements

Timing Your Move to a New Home Moving in general is frustrating.  Coordinating the timing of  your move from an existing home to a new residence is a juggling act.  Lake Charles Home Sellers have to be packed up and prepared to be moved out of their existing residence  at the time of the  Act of Sale Date/at closing.   Realtors,

Lake Charles LA Housing Needs Being Addressed

Lake Charles LA Housing Needs Being Addressed Lake Charles is projected to have 22,000 new residents by 2019.  With the boom of our  industrial expansion in SWLA the need for housing is also being affected.   Many of the residents relocating to Lake Charles are seeking affordable homes and/or rental property.  Apartment complexes have been

Understanding  NEW Closing Disclosure Documents

Understanding NEW Closing Disclosure Documents

The Frank-Dodd Act instituted  new requirements for all lenders making home loans.  With implementation of the new integrated disclosures commonly referred to as TRID (TILA-RESPA) , the Loan Estimate Disclosure Form and the Closing Disclosure Form are now the documents that are associated with closings and home sales.  Understanding the new Closing Disclosure Form is

Lake Charles Canal Place Subdivision Home Values

Lake Charles Canal Place Subdivision Home Values

Canal Place is a popular South Lake Charles Subdivision centrally located in South Lake Charles between McNeese Street and Sale Street. Tucked away behind Lake Street and conveniently located between W. McNeese and Sale Street, This restricted subdivision is one of Lake Charles finest. Along Canal Place Drive, Chartres, Carondelet, Poydras, Lasalle and Toulese Streets you