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  Forum Today is Friday the 13th, but the financial markets actually ended up for the week with respect to mortgages as rates continue to improve or hold to historic lows. Since the Fed meeting on Wednesday of last week, mortgage rates have edged slightly lower for most of the week with minor bum...
11/13/2009
  For many years now, all purchase transactions that I have handled have most certainly had the Escrow and Title companies chosen by either the listing agent or selling agent.  In some cases, those companies were either solely or partially owned by the real estate brokerages involved in the trans...
11/12/2009
  Forum, Within the confines of my blog, you may or may not have read my announcement on October 30th of the enactment of this new ruling affecting lenders and some Realtors. The same day that I wrote this blog, the FTC once again made what was their 3rd delay in this ruling effective date. To re...
11/09/2009
I have been active on Zillow for almost more than three years now.  While I understand business and reasoning for profits on sites such as Zillow and Active Rain or any other business for that matter, it seems that Zillow may have just "Screwed the Pooch" so to speak today with their new roll out...
11/05/2009
Forum This week was not unlike many with rates initially edging up this week over economic news and comments from various politicians on Capital Hill regarding spending plans for the country. Today's  weaker economic news sent Bond yields lower with many lenders reporting rate changes to the bett...
10/30/2009
At first glance, some of you may be asking yourself, why is he directing this at me? A while back, I wrote about the upcoming Red Flags Rule proposed by the FTC which has been placed on hold two or three times this year.  The day of reckoning has come with the rule becoming effective on November ...
10/30/2009
Forum Just when I think I've seen it all during my career, I get another surprise to add to the list. Rates have been dropping sharply over the last week with rates for some borrowers with excellent credit and equity to lock at 4.50% with an APR of 4.654% on loans up to $ 417k.Consumers also stil...
10/08/2009
Forum I've been on Active Rain here now for a while, and enjoy both reading and writing on occasion.  I also participate on Zillow, FaceBook, and Linkedin. Candidly, I think we all do this for enjoyment, as well as, to get our name out there for recognition in the hopes that one of our blogs help...
09/22/2009
Forum I have from time to time read blogs here on AR talking about the potential for problems surrounding copyright infringements?  I happened to come across an interesting article the other day that discusses the potential need for bloggers insurance.  Granted the article had more to do with def...
09/21/2009
Forum Just a friendly reminder.....I know it's early, but it's never too early to put the word out when times seems to pass by so fast.  Maybe, I'm just getting old, and it just seems that way. Earlier this year, Fannie and Freddie extended the Temporary Conforming Jumbo Limits through December 3...
09/17/2009
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