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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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2020 Real Estate Trend Predictions

It was a crazy year for the housing market; the prices of homes went up 3.3% more than it did last year. The question is, will the prices continue to rise or will they plateau? Whether you’re buying or selling a home, find out what real estate trends are coming your way for 2020! Home […]

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The Difference Between Closed-End & Open-End Credit

To the average consumer, the world of loans, mortgages, and financing can be confusing and stressful. As a broker, it’s important to understand the difference between the different types of credit and their associated loans so you can advise your borrowers on their best path towards homeownership. Closed-End Credit Closed-end credit is a type of […]

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Getting a Career as a Wholesale Account Executive

As a mortgage account executive your main job is to develop and manage national or regional sales activities of mortgage broker networks or third party channels. They have a general knowledge of all loan products and guidelines because they provide advice and assistance to approved brokers.    Account executives work as mediators between mortgage brokers […]

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How Bonds Affect Mortgage Interest Rates

Mortgage rates do not exist in a bubble. Behind every mortgage purchased, people and institutions are looking to profit by investing their money in mortgage bonds and mortgage-backed securities. As with any financial decision, financial experts look at the big picture to determine how to play their hand. It’s a lot to understand, but it […]

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What Does an Underwriter Do?

The underwriter. He sounds like a superhero or a villain. In your life, he could be either. What is an underwriter and what does he do? If you are in the market to buy a house, you may find out very soon. An underwriter is a mystery person with a huge influence on your life […]

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