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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Interesting post, Lauren!

BTW, your comments are disabled on your post - it's a great post to generate interesting conversation.

May 18, 2018 07:40 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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I was aware of it but that was it.

May 18, 2018 07:20 AM
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Wayne Martin
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Have to study the issue to offer an opinion.

May 18, 2018 06:32 AM
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Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
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They will show up later in the process. This may cause some persons to release contingency when they lied and hid under a blanket. No subprime people aren't getting away with not paying child support, judgments or tax liens 

May 18, 2018 11:58 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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I'm afraid I don't know enough to form an opinion. I hope it will be good news.

May 18, 2018 06:57 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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Not on top of this yet 

May 18, 2018 06:54 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I wish we knew.

May 18, 2018 06:38 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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I have no opinion on this.  

May 18, 2018 08:47 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
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If you don't learn from your mistakes, you're doomed to repeat them.

May 18, 2018 08:37 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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I don't know enough about this to opine. And I suspect it will still have to be analysed person by person.

May 18, 2018 08:01 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I am not familiar with this.

May 18, 2018 07:56 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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I believe lenders are relaxing requirents for mortgage.   One of the banks next door never require full loan docs. Yet, they have the lowest default in mortgages in the entire CA. The solution is their customers are of higher quality. 

May 18, 2018 07:50 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Lauren,

People do what they do.  

May 18, 2018 07:07 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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I don't see this type of information.

May 22, 2018 07:45 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Haven't heard much about it.  Will be interesting to see for sure.

May 20, 2018 09:18 AM
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Anthony Kirlew
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I had not heard of this, but keep in mind, removing it from the credit report does not remove the debt obligation. I am sure that mortgages will still not be approved with public records of debts unless the borrower can confirm that it was paid. The lender HAS to do this due dilligence (checking for public records such as liens) to protect their interest in the home which could end up taking a lower lien position to a tax lien.

May 20, 2018 08:11 AM
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Jeff Perlis Prime Properties
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We'll see.

May 19, 2018 11:56 PM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
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It's an interesting experiment. I think it's likely to increase defaults.

May 19, 2018 03:08 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Michael Jacobs nailed this one!

May 19, 2018 06:06 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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I don't know.

May 19, 2018 05:25 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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Hopefully, this should help Lauren Massie, CPA

May 18, 2018 10:29 PM
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Some folks have faith in credit ratings as a sign of character, I am not one of them.

May 18, 2018 06:49 PM
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William Feela
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Sounds like a bad idea to me...just gives many marginal people to default again

May 18, 2018 06:43 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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    Better odds of getting pre-approval for a loan.  But Underwriters will probably find them during loan processing, and factor them in to whether or not a loan is originated.

May 18, 2018 03:37 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

I think that it is supposed to help but I have not seen/heard anyone getting help. Makes me think it's a bunch of garbage. Stiff people that really don't need a credit ding for stupid stuff like hospital bills.

SHOULD NOT use a link to your post. Trying to get more readership but this is not the way. Bad ettiquette. If I'm the only one telling you so be it!

 

May 18, 2018 02:46 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I really haven't hear too much about this....

May 18, 2018 10:25 AM
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Jon K. Judd
Keller Williams Realty - Central Delaware - Dover, DE
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I guess I'm not alone... I'm not up on this yet... hope we will get some good feedback... time for some Google time...

May 18, 2018 09:47 AM