Stir Krazy now displaying Creekside sign

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting Rannae Cooper, the owner of Stir Crazy Coffee, in Lacey, Washington. Let me just say, Rannae makes great lattes! (The hazelnut, mocha I had was awesome.) I noticed within a 10 min period that every customer (and there were many...

What is the right time to buy a home using your VA Home Loan benefits?

The time to buy a home  is when you can! Trying to find the exact right time to buy a home  is like trying to hit a moving target. So if you have reliable income and the price for the home and the interest rate is right… it is time! Interest rates have been at...

Can I get approved for a loan in 2014?

In 2014 there will be new rules put into action for mortgage lending. The buzz on the street is the concern that it will be more difficult to secure your VA Home Loan. The truth is, things will be about the same next year as they are this year. Lenders have already...

PTSD and Veterans

Today, I wanted to share a valuable resource for Veterans and families dealing with PTSD and the trauma for them personally and their families. Welby O’Brien is a counselor who lives with a 100% disabled Veteran with PTSD. As a counselor, O’Brien has gone to...

Everett Vet Center Visit

I met with Tim Davis and enjoyed an informative conversation about the Everett Vet Center.  Tim is a retired Air Force Officer and he has a deep level of experience addressing specific needs of Veterans. I have had the honor of meeting a Marine – Nathan Sutton...