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What’s My Rate?

When I was a boy growing up in central North Carolina, one of the expressions that my grandfather used whenever he was asked a common question was “If I had a dollar for every time I get asked that question I would be a millionaire.” It’s the same today as it was then because as a mortgage loan officer with Movement Mortgage, the most common question that I get asked by someone that I meet for the first time is “What’s My Rate?” 


9 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask for Healthy HR

It’s that time of the year again! Summer is drawing to a close, back to school sales are heating up, and businesses are assessing progress for 2017 and considering what to change, maintain, or scrap for 2018.

What to do if you want to sell NOW?

This is a perfect time to put a house on the market.  It is the beginning of spring season and there is very little inventory on the market.  Homes that are in good condition and are priced right are selling quickly.  However it does take some forethought and work to get your house “show ready”.

Things to consider before deciding to move…

How many times have you thought that your house is too small? Maybe you are in your starter house: the one you moved to when you moved from your apartment or parent’s home. Or you moved into this house with a small family and your family has grown and there is no space to move.


I recently returned from a wonderful, relaxing Mediterranean cruise. My husband and I visited ports in Spain, France and Italy and we enjoyed every minute of this trip.