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What the Re-election Means to the Mortgage World November 7, 2012
What the Re-election Means to the Mortgage World

It’s Official! President Barack Obama has been re-elected. Last week,  I wrote about what you might expect in the mortgage world depending on which candidate won the election. Now that the election has been decided, here is some more “news” on what…

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Will the Election Affect Mortgage Rates? November 1, 2012
Will the Election Affect Mortgage Rates?

With the presidential election coming next week, there are many of you probably wondering how this election could influence mortgage rates. Well, first of all, the important thing you need to remember is how the election’s results are “perceived” by the financial…

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Sharpening the Saw October 25, 2012
Sharpening the Saw

Abraham Lincoln said that if you want to cut down a tree, you must first sharpen your saw.  Former President Harry S. Truman once said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Even though many professionals in our line…

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The More You Know… October 18, 2012
The More You Know…

Knowing the ins and outs of the mortgage industry is what makes me successful.  Continually improving your level of knowledge and staying one step ahead of the other ‘guy’ or ‘gal’ is what makes you successful as a Realtor.  It allows your…

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5 Tips for Getting Into That Dream Home October 11, 2012
5 Tips for Getting Into That Dream Home

Continued great news for all of you out there thinking about buying or refinancing: Mortgage rates continue to go down! In fact, during the last week of September, the average rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage reached the lowest point since…

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Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 Coming to an End October 1, 2012
Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 Coming to an End

On December 31, 2012 the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 is expiring.  This piece of legislation allowed taxpayers to exclude income from the discharge of debt on their primary residence.  Debt reduced through mortgage restructuring, foreclosure, or forgiveness of debt qualifies…

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