Brenda Williamson’s 4 tips for a seamless lending process

August 27, 2019

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For many homebuyers, the lending process is full of potential obstacles that create delays and undue stress. There are, however, steps the buyer can take to mitigate many of these obstacles and make the process much easier. Lender Brenda Williamson provides four tried-and-true tips to help you pave a smooth road to the closing table:

 

1.) Understand the various options for YOUR situation.

It is important to work with a lender that will help plan a mortgage that is best for the buyer. A buyer may ask for the typical 30-year conventional fixed mortgage, but that may not be the best option for them. For a buyer with a lower credit score and down payment less than 20%, the monthly PMI (private mortgage insurance) payment would be muchhigher than necessary.

 

PMI is based on the amount you are putting down, the loan amount and credit scores. For buyers with higher credit scores seeking a conventional loan with less than 20% down, the monthly PMI amount can be very low. The higher the scores, the lower the PMI amount.

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Frankee Gibbs joins sales team at Davidson Realty

August 23, 2019

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We are happy to welcome Realtor Frankee Gibbs to our World Golf Village team! A Northeast Florida native, Frankee brings to Davidson a background in construction and law enforcement.

 

“Frankee has extensive local knowledge as well as solid experience in construction. Add to that her dedication to helping people, and it’s easy to see she will be a great asset to buyers and sellers,” said Sherry Davidson, President of Davidson Realty.

 

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Frankee spent the first part of her career in construction, and later worked in law enforcement. She also has experience renovating homes in her free time.

 

Frankee relocated to St. Augustine in 2017 and pursued a long-time interest in real estate.

 

In her free time, Frankee enjoys working on home renovation projects with her husband, interior decorating and touring model homes. She is also a mother of two; her son is a St. Augustine police officer and her daughter is a junior high school student.

 

She looks forward to working with customers throughout the First Coast.

 

Welcome to Davidson, Frankee!

400 Families in 2019: Shae Spitznagle & Lauren Carroll

August 21, 2019

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Davidson Networking Spotlight: Jessie Lindstrom Norman of Jessie Lindstrom Aesthetics

August 19, 2019

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Visit Jessie Norman’s skincare boutique and you will find facials, peels and a myriad of other services. But one thing you won’t find is a one-size-fits-all experience. Jessie, a certified Medical Aesthetician, carefully customizes services to each client based on their specific skin.

 

The experienced skincare provider launched her business, Jessie Lindstrom Aesthetics, earlier this year in Ponte Vedra Beach. She is also a regular attendee at Davidson Realty’s monthly B2B Networking Events in Jacksonville Beach.

 

Keep reading to learn a little about Jessie and her business. Also, come meet Jessie in person at the next networking event on Wednesday, August 21!

Tell us a bit about your services. I offer facials, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, oxygen treatments and dermaplane. Facial services are offered in 30-, 60- and 90-minute increments and are customizable. I offer additional enhancements to treat skin types and conditions. For example, let’s say you have an oily skin type, but your skin condition is dehydrated, congested with blackheads, and you are focused on anti-aging. We can treat all those conditions and concerns. No one falls into just one category of skin conditions.

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Davidson Realty applauds its 2019 Five Star Professionals

August 16, 2019

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Kudos to our four agents who were recently named as 2019 Five Star Professionals! Those agents include seven-time recipients Suzy Evans and Margherite Myers, four-time recipient Lynn Whitley and three-time recipient Ron Savarese.

 

“This distinction goes beyond production and really speaks to an agent’s dedication to their customers. All four of these agents are tireless in their customer service efforts,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson.

 

The Five Star program is sponsored by Jacksonville Magazine and research firm Five Star Professional.

 

Recognized agents scored in the top three percent for client satisfaction out of all Northeast Florida real estate agents and brokers. The Five Star designation process involves interviews with thousands of recent homebuyers and other consumers to determine each qualifying agent’s client satisfaction rating.

 

Learn more about Five Star Professional at https://fivestarprofessional.com/public/reresearch.

 

Congratulations to Suzy, Margherite, Ron and Lynn!

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