HARP 2.0 – Relief/Refinancing for Those Current with Mortgage Payments

If the value of your home has declined recently and you have been keeping up with your mortgage payments, you may be eligible to refinance your loan through the Home Affordable Refinance Program 2, or HARP 2.0. Your loan must be backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac and your current mortgage must have been acquired by Fannie or Freddie prior to June 1, 2009. Get On It! This is a great opportunity for you if you have remained current with mor


Beyond Hammers and Nails

I recently worked on a Habitat house for a “Women Day Build” in DeKalb County Georgia. It was a great team of hard-working women. Some men were present. A couple of young guys were hands-on working but other men were there primarily to provide training. I find it inspiring that when we give of our time and ourselves, we often get rewards that we had not expected. On the hammer and nails side, the Habitat staff offered good tips ab