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Steps to Building a Culture of Trust in the Workplace

Being a trustworthy leader in the workplace is important. It is crucial to gain the trust of your employees and for you to trust them. Qualities of a trustworthy leader would include being dependable, being approachable, showing support for your employees and ensuring your words match your actions.  Your actions matter if you want your […]

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Who Benefits From a Reverse Mortgage?

Do you know some older folks who are having a hard time covering living expenses and the medical bills are piling up? Have they paid off most or all of their mortgage? Maybe they are not looking to buy a house, and they want to stay in their home as long as possible. What can […]

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New Flexible Appraisal Guidelines

Exciting news from the GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac regarding Conventional Appraisals! The GSEs have introduced temporary Appraisal guidelines that will allow appraisals to be completed as the mortgage community continues to make adjustments to deal with the impact COVID-19 is having on the mortgage industry. Together with traditional appraisals (exterior and interior inspections), […]

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The Broker Life: How Much do Mortgage Brokers Make?

Mortgage brokers are a near necessity in today’s economic climate. The worth of the average home has risen with time, leading to the need for a mortgage to be more common. As demand rises, the need for someone with the skills, knowledge, and resources climbs along with it. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

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What is a Wholesale Mortgage Lender?

We all know the role of the real estate agent. Real estate agents are there to help people find the house of their dreams. They do the footwork to find homes that clients may like, show the homes, and prepare the documents, and, once the clients find their dream home, introduce them to a mortgage […]

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How Long Does the Underwriting Process Take?

Your client has finally decided on a house they would like to purchase and put down the down payment. You have a mortgage lender in mind, and the client asks, “How long does it take to get the loan processed? When will I know if the loan is approved and, more importantly, when will I […]

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How Should a Broker Apply for a Mortgage?

If your clients are stressing out about buying a new home, you should try to help and alleviate their stress during this process. Alleviating your client’s stress about becoming a homeowner will help you close the homes your clients are looking into. Don’t apply for a mortgage alone, applying for a mortgage with a brokerage […]

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Mortgage Trends that New Real Estate Agents Should Know

Are you planning on buying a home in 2019? If you are in need of a mortgage loan to make that happen then there are some important things that you should know. In terms of mortgage trends and industry development, understanding the current state of the market will be helpful to make better more informed […]

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The Best Places to Invest in Real Estate 2019

Across many articles written by a litany of writers across America, they all have stakes pitched on different housing markets anticipated for the upcoming year. By and large, though, nobody can really agree on any solid list. There are so many factors in play, and everyone’s picking up on different nuances and statistics of their […]

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Best Places to Work in Real Estate

Are you a new real estate agent and ready to get out and start selling but don’t know where to find a place with the best real estate market? Or are you a seasoned realtor living in an area that is currently experiencing a real estate rut? If you are in a position to follow […]

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