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12 Days Of Christmas - Mortgage Edition SOOOO Cute! - 12/21/09 02:22 PM
Okay - So, here's a Vocab cheat sheet: HVCC is the appraisal Rule. MDIA is the Disclosure Rule. GSE is Fannie, Freddie, GinnieMae and GFE is Good Faith Estimate that is getting TOTALLY changed 1/1/09... and NINE Denied Loans... well, you know what that is!
Closing Docs 3 Days Before Closing REQUIREMENT H.R. 4229 - 12/15/09 10:07 AM
The Borrowers' Right to Inspect Closing Documents Act of 2009 H.R. 4229 is currently in the House Finance Committee for Review. But it brings a HUGE question to mind: "Are we ready to make mortgage lending so precise that we can meet 8 different disclosure dates within each transaction?" THREE DAYS BEFORE CLOSING??? Mandatory? Seriously?!?! Maybe this is another job creation effort by Congress? Most mortgage companies are so lean, that in order to meet Realtor expectations of closing in 20/30 days (or less), almost ALL mortgage companies would need to hire an extra person for every 10 transactions (IMHO)... or maybe we (34 comments)
Twitter is Seein' Red Today! Is That in Your Plans? - 12/01/09 03:12 PM
Twitter is Seeing RED Today! (literally, everything is RED because it's World Aids Day and they are doing their part to raise awareness!)So what's THAT got to do with Real Estate??Well, I'm talking to TONS of people who are working on their Business Plan for 2010. As part of that Plan... Are you including plans to Volunteer? Every time I think of Breast Cancer Awareness, I think about Mike Mueller and Midori Miller. These are two folks I've never met, but I respect them simply because of what I've learned from them and about them online... and they always shine during (4 comments)
Via Esko Kiuru - Las Vegas NV Mortgage Consultant (FHA, VA, Conventional, Refinance, Jumbo): The unprecedented real estate bubble the nation just experienced was partly created by the credit rating shops that were tasked to value mortgage-backed securities, or MBS. The three large agencies doing that are Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's. The ratings the three arrived at were (3 comments)
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