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I have read a lot lately here on AR about the recent drop in interest rates. Good, bad or indifferent, that is not the purpose of this entry. The purpose of my entry is to remind other mortgage professionals (and REALTORs who care to know or do include interest rates and/or payment in advertisements) that there are certain Federal Laws and State regulations that must be followed!!!! Anyone heard of the Truth In Lending Act of 1968 aka: TILA? I'm not a certified trainer and this is NOT an exhaustive list of (40 comments)
Listing Agents: Trying to unload property? Be Careful What You Offer as Incentive to Buyer - 12/18/08 05:58 PM
Listing Agents: Trying to unload a property?Be Careful What You Offer as Incentive to Buyer Yesterday an agent I work closely with called me about a particular listing she has. It has been on the market for well over 6 months and the sellers are getting anxious. They want to include some of their furniture in the sale, along with their boat and boat slip. For those of you who are unfamiliar with North Idaho and Eastern Washington, this is lake country. North Idaho boasts some of the largest (outside of the Great Lakes, of course) lakes in the nation. Our lakes (8 comments)
Do Your Clients Love You Enough ... Part 2 - 12/16/08 06:51 PM
Do Your Clients Love You Enough ... Part 2 My last post (featured, thank you very much) - Do Your Clients Love You Enough to Keep Coming Back? - got some really positive reviews. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and commented. I was truly awe-struck by how many of you took the time to contribute. Because of the success of the entry, and the encouragement from fellow Rainers, I have created this second entry with the hopes of continuing (by expounding on each point individually) with aims to help us all step up the service we provide our clients, clients-to-be, and fellow real estate (4 comments)
Do Your Clients Love You Enough to Keep Coming Back? - 12/04/08 12:05 AM
Do Your Clients Love You Enough to Keep Coming Back? For a brief period I took a break from mortgage lending and became a Regional Corporate Trainer - Customer Support for a nationwide telecom company. I was recruited into the position by a client of mine. She called me up one day and offered me the job after we had worked professionally together for almost one year. It was a GREAT job and I loved it!I loved the excitement of living out a hotel room (this was pre-kids)and eating out at fancy restaurants on the company's dime. One day I asked my (52 comments)
Get Flexible with FHA Loans - 12/03/08 05:45 PM
News Update 12/1/2008: I cannot tell you how excited I am to announce that after nearly one year of audits by the Federal Government, KMG Mortgage Group is proud to announce that we are now a "Non-supervised Loan Correspondent" lender for FHA loans! What does that mean?The Government has authorized us to originate FHA loans and trusts that we will do it in a meaningful and trustworthy manner. This is a noteworthy distinction.Usually only banks or mortgage companies with large corporate backings get this kind of recognition from FHA. It is very rare that you will find a small mortgage shop like (0 comments)
For those of you who may not know, this year's Special Olympic World Games are coming to Idaho this winter. This is a HUGE honor for the state of Idaho. The honor, however, will be extended to our very own community. The Olympic Torch will be passing through Coeur d'Alene January 29th and 30th!
A couple of weeks ago our Kiwanis Club had the privilege of meeting Christine Jarski (VP of Development and Marketing, Special Olympics Idaho) and Kirk Grogan (Global Messenger AND Bronze Medalist for shot put) - see photo below right. Kirk shared his many experiences with (3 comments)
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