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Rochelle Langam

Rochelle Langam

What Is a Balloon Mortgage?

What Is a Balloon Mortgage?

A balloon mortgage does not fully amortize over the life of the loan, so borrowers should be prepared for when the final payment is due.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
What Is a Jumbo Loan and How Can You Qualify?

What Is a Jumbo Loan and How Can You Qualify?

Jumbo loans are high-balance loans that help you finance luxury or high-value properties.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
What Is an FHA Loan and How Does It Work?

What Is an FHA Loan and How Does It Work?

The FHA's home buying assistance program is popular with first-time home buyers and borrowers with less-than-perfect credit.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
The Differences Between the 15- and 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgages

The Differences Between the 15- and 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Borrowers can choose from a variety of mortgage types, but the most common are the 15- and 30-year fixed-rate mortgages.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
California Passes Three Historic ADU Laws

California Passes Three Historic ADU Laws

Governor Newsom signed three bills—AB 68, AB 881, and SB 13—to encourage the development of more accessory dwelling units in California.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Real Estate News
Tellus Features: How to Manage Listings, Leads, and Screenings

Tellus Features: How to Manage Listings, Leads, and Screenings

Your rental property is your investment. Learn how to create quality listings and screen your tenants.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Tellus
What Do Millennials Want in a Home?

What Do Millennials Want in a Home?

The National Association of Home Builders analyzed research studies on what millennials look for in a home. Here's what we learned!

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
On the Fence: Deciding Between Affordability or School District

On the Fence: Deciding Between Affordability or School District

Some home buyers are willing to pay top dollar for the best school district. Here are some of the benefits of selecting a home based on school performance.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
Reasons Why a Pending House Sale Falls Through

Reasons Why a Pending House Sale Falls Through

What are the reasons for why real estate deals fall through? We’ll go over contingency clauses and other causes.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
Why Every Buyer Needs a Home Inspection

Why Every Buyer Needs a Home Inspection

The home inspection is a critical step that shouldn't be skipped. We discuss what every buyer and seller needs to know to minimize unwelcome surprises.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
Renters: 7 Steps to Help You Get Back Your Security Deposit

Renters: 7 Steps to Help You Get Back Your Security Deposit

If you’re a renter moving out and you took care of your unit, these steps may increase your chances of getting back your security deposit.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Renter Resources
Tellus Features: How to Add a Bank Account to Tellus

Tellus Features: How to Add a Bank Account to Tellus

Set up your bank with Tellus to make sending and receiving payments fast and convenient.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Tellus
Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips—Get Ready for the Season!

Top 10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips—Get Ready for the Season!

The cold season is approaching. It's time to prepare your home with these top 10 fall home maintenance tips.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
Is a Landlord Responsible for Asbestos?

Is a Landlord Responsible for Asbestos?

Buildings constructed before 1981 are presumed to contain asbestos. What are the responsibilities of a landlord and the protective measures they should take if asbestos is present?

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Property Management
Is a Landlord Responsible for Mold?

Is a Landlord Responsible for Mold?

What happens if you find mold in your apartment? Here are some preventative measures to protect both a landlord’s investment and the tenant’s well-being.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Property Management
5 Reasons Why Renters Insurance Is a Good Idea

5 Reasons Why Renters Insurance Is a Good Idea

Renters insurance is an insurance policy designed to protect you and your belongings, but is it really necessary?

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Renter Resources
Tellus Rundown: August 2019

Tellus Rundown: August 2019

August 2019: Get a quick and easy overview of the best posts of the month.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Want to Rent Out an HOA Property? Read This First

Want to Rent Out an HOA Property? Read This First

How can landlords deal with an HOA's rental restrictions? We discuss 4 tips to help you decide if renting out a property is a good choice.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Property Management
Curb Appeal: 10 Improvements That Make Buyers Say “Wow!”

Curb Appeal: 10 Improvements That Make Buyers Say “Wow!”

Check out these 10 tips for improving curb appeal guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Homeowners
What First-Time Investors Need to Know About House Hacking

What First-Time Investors Need to Know About House Hacking

Owning your first rental property is a great goal, but starting out can seem impossible without money in the bank. House hacking may be your answer.

Rochelle Langam
Rochelle Langam
Real Estate Investing