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  • Agents Demand Faster Closing Times by

    Most real estate agents want mortgage originators to close their home buyers’ mortgages in 30 days or less—50 percent faster than the national average closing time—according to a new national survey released today.

  • Can Dodd-Frank fix mortgage servicing if we don’t know what went wrong? by

    (Washington Post) -- It’s critically important that we understand what went wrong in the financial market institutions that manage the mortgage market, both during the bubble and the crash.

  • Moody's Zandi Is Top Pick for Fannie Watchdog by

    (CNBC) -- Mark Zandi, a well-known economist, is a front-runner to lead the U.S. housing regulator and oust Edward DeMarco, who critics say hasn't done enough to aid homeowners, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Is the party over for mortgage lenders? by

    (Washington Post) -- JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, the nation’s largest banks, reported Friday a decline in applications for home loans, a sign that the strength of the housing recovery may be waning.

  • Realtor® Marketing Secrets by Doren Aldana Secret #9: Help Your Realtors Market Their Listings by

    In last month's article, I gave you a step-by-step game plan for taking Realtors who don't know you from a hole in the wall, and turning them into highly committed, loyal, high-level referral partners. Once you have a new Realtor partner, your job isn't done -- it's just begun! In fact, if you really want to maximize the amount of buyer leads you generate from each one of your Realtor partners, you'll need a marketing system designed to generate more buyer leads for your Realtors. Why? Because each buyer lead you generate is also a new potential mortgage client for you! This is all about win-win marketing. With that in mind, here are the TOP SEVEN, most effective marketing tools I know of for generating more buyer leads for your Realtors' listings...

  • Landing a Reverse Mortgage Just Got Tougher by

    Seniors looking for a big cash payout from a reverse mortgage will have to look elsewhere for needed funds.

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