Chris Shrader

Jaime Jay interviewed Chris Shrader of StoneGate Mortgage on this episode of Stop Riding the Pine podcast. Chris shares his knowledge to help people realize their dreams of home ownership.

“Stop riding the pine, and get totally off the bench.” – Chris Shrader

Homeownership and Business

138 Chris Shrader I Want to Buy a House … Now What?Chris has been working in the mortgage industry since 1985. He started as a mortgage loan processor. Now, you may find him working with Stonegate Mortgage Corporation at Indianapolis.

“Owning a home is really a great way for entrepreneurs to create personal wealth.” – Chris Shrader

He is an independent mortgage banker and deals with banks and credit unions. As one of the backbones of the US economy, homeownership offers a number of opportunities for entrepreneurs.

What to Do When Buying a House

Chris wrote an article on LinkedIn titled “I Wanna Buy a House; Now What”. He was with Indiana Mortgage Bankers that time. He shares the essence of paying a mortgage.

“The goal to create wealth is to own your home free and clear.” – Chris Shrader

With years of experience, he encourages people to buy what they are comfortable with. Consider your monthly leftover after all the expenses.

A Privilege to Take Care Of

According to Chris, you have to be cautious with your investments. Tax is also something to consider when working from home as an entrepreneur.

“Owning a home is not a right; it’s a privilege.” – Chris Shrader

He suggests two things regarding this privilege. First, decide whether you like it or not. Second, think about whether you can stay in it for a long time or if you can maintain it.

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