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New Mortgage Lending Rules Lower Risk of Defaults and Foreclosures

Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued new rules that are designed to take a "back to basics" approach to mortgage lending and lower the risk of defaults and foreclosures among borrowers. Read more

Understanding FHA Loans

Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2013

If homebuyers are looking to buy their first home, then they owe it to themselves to check out the loans offered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Read more

Informed Homebuyers are More Effective Consumers

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Today, there are a growing number of obstacles for homebuyers, including a higher credit score standard and more restrictions on credit. Consumers should have a thorough understanding of the changing market when shopping for a mortgage. To find the right product, the American Bankers Association recommends that buyers: Read more

Set Savings Goals

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2013

Tax Time is a great time to kickstart or grow a savings for the future! Read more

Tips for your clients on buying a home

Posted: Friday, July 06, 2012

Review your finances. A detailed analysis of your financial situation is central to the decision to buy. Read more

Weekly Application Survey

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

Mortgage applications increased 1.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 4, 2012. Read more

5 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2012

Tax day will come and go, and for many, that means tax refunds will be on their way. Read more

What Makes a Good Appraisal?

Posted: Friday, April 06, 2012

To determine the value of the property your clients are purchasing an appraisal will be required. Read more

Requesting and Reviewing Your Credit Report

Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012

A credit report is essentially a file on you, your accounts and your payment history. Typically, this collection of data begins when you first apply for a credit card, a loan, insurance, a lease or a job. Read more

4 Ways a Blog Generates a Flood of Real Estate Leads

Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012

A blog is similar to meeting with a potential client to offer advice -- over coffee. Through a blog, you subtly demonstrate your real estate expertise and what you can do for clients. Better yet, a blog allows you to explain what you know and what you do in a personal, conversational manner. Read more

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