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Good relationships with real estate agents are among the most valuable assets of any mortgage broker’s business. But how do you make yourself valuable to them in turn?
In honor of Election Day, digital realtor Trulia has studied the 100 largest U.S. metros and found that longer-term housing issues like declining affordability, low homeownership and rising inequality play out differently in Democratic- and Republican-leaning areas.
Conveying your mortgage business' message in a 140-character tweet can be difficult. What's even tougher is making that statement stand out among a sea of other tweets. However, with the right tools, your brokerage can easily engage the almost 300 million active users on Twitter.
Recent data out implies there is still a very strong demand for U.S. treasuries even with the end of the Fed’s QE3.
The regulatory chains on the mortgage industry do not appear to be loosening anytime soon, but it's not all bad.
FICO has been the gold standard for FHA mortgages, but supporters of a different system claim it can better predict a borrower’s creditworthiness by looking at nontraditional sources.
Recent reductions in mortgage interest rates have expanded the population of borrowers who could benefit from refinancing, and now is the time for borrowers to lock in low rates.