Kevin Nguyen

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Branch Manager / Sr. Mortgage Consultant
800.815.1945 ext. 3624
916.469.3624 Direct
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Improve Your Credit Score To Get Better Mortgage Rates

For home buyers in Minneapolis and nationwide, credit scores can change low mortgage rates and alter home loan approvals. Borrowers with high credit scores get access to lower mortgage rates, for example, and can find the mortgage approval process to be more smooth that borrowers with low credit scores. If your credit score is low, here are some basic ways to help improve it.  Get The ReportsDownload an updated version of your credit report from each of the three major reporting bureaus -- … [Read More...]

Selling? Improve The Appearance Of Your Home’s Bathrooms.

Full-scale bathroom remodeling can be expensive and, in today's Minneapolis housing market, you won't likely get all of the money back that you put into it at the time of sale. Knowing that bathroom projects tend to have a low return on investment, therefore, here are a few inexpensive changes which you can make to spruce up bathrooms in a home for sale. Fixtures Most sellers will notice if the fixtures in a bathroom are old, and it can have a negative effect on their view of your home. Buy a … [Read More...]

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 14, 2013

Mortgage rates rose last week nationwide during a week of sparse economic news. Thursday's weekly jobless claims report showed 371,000 new claims, which was 1,000 fewer jobless claims than for the prior week. Wall Street expectations of 365,000 new jobless claims turned out to be too optimistic. The semi-quarterly statement released Thursday by the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that the region's inflation remains below its 2 percent ceiling as established by central banker. Economic … [Read More...]

Help Your Pets Adjust To Your New Home

Moving to a new home can be a difficult transition for everyone in the family, including the furry, four-legged members. Dogs and cats develop a strong bond with their environment so when they are relocated from their territory it can cause them stress. Here are some tips to ease your pets' transition to a new home : Keep Your Mood Calm Pets are very tuned-in to your emotions and will sense your mood. If you are stressed throughout the moving process, your cat or dog will pick up on this and it … [Read More...]

What To Do When Your Home Doesn’t Appraise At Its Purchase Price

Experienced home sellers in Minneapolis know that reaching a sales agreement with a potential buyer can be just the start of the negotiation process. There are often inspection issues to resolve, among other items. One particular negotiation point which can present difficulties for both buyers and sellers is when a home's appraised value falls short of its contracted sales price. Sometimes, this happens because the home's price was inflated. Other times, it's the result of a faulty … [Read More...]

27 Months Of Consecutive Job Growth Helping Home Prices Rise

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Non-Farm Payrolls report for December exceeded Wall Street's expectations by 5,000 net new jobs, showing 155,000 positions created in December. The December tally raised the economy's 12-month total to 1.84 million net new jobs created nationwide. Jobs added in December mark the 27th consecutive month of job growth. Job sectors showing the strongest growth to close out 2012 included: Health Care Drinking and Eating Establishments Construction Manufacturing … [Read More...]