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Mortgage and Lending - Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - NMLS #138061 MMCD #1141
A favorite contest each and every year, AR members who participate get to spread some good vibes.  For those who (like me) don't necessarily like to publicize their doing good, consider this an opportunity to inspire rather than boast.  Many people don't know where to start or what to do, but hav...
Loan Term Reduction Refinance in Drexel Hill, PA When it comes to effective retirement planning, one of the best moves most people can make it ensuring that they are not burdened with debt at a time in life when income decreases.  For many home owners, thismeans trying to get rid of their mortgag...
Recently Closed - FHA conversion refinance in Modesto, CA      For many buyers, FHA is the best loan option available at the time of a home purchase.  Many who lost their home to foreclosure or short sale during the real estate crash haven't met the time requirements to obtain conventional financ...
Getting Time On My Side - How I Handle Time Management For an October contest, Grant Schneider invites us to discuss our time management skills, or lack thereof.  I wanted to jump on this one because until recently, time management had been one of my biggest challenges.  We all know there is not ...
Products, Programs, and ProcessesLast updated: 11/7/17 At least a couple times each week I'm asked to send over a list of products that we offer that may be different - Realtors, financial advisors, and other business partners are wanting to know what's available to meet the needs of more and mor...
Recently Closed - Perfectly Smooth Delaware Home Purchase      When I first spoke to my client, we went over what she was looking for in a loan - monthly payment range, timeline, rate, costs, and how the process would go.      This was a fun one - perfect credit, down payment in a single savings ...
Are You Using Canned Content?  Stop it!      Using canned content?  Scheduled posts on your social media?  Great idea, right?  Super convenient, and you can post in advance for times when you won't be around.  Just line up your content and step away.  Like this twitter account clearly did when sc...
Very glad to see Doug's post featured.This advice translates directly to the mortgage business and many other fields - maintaining a quality of life allows us to run our business more efficiently, and help our clients as bset we can.   There's No Crying in Baseball, But Plenty of Tears In Real Es...
The Closer Never Came       "PUT....THAT COFFEE DOWN!"  If the notary that was supposed to do my recent closing works in an office environment, I hope someone yelled that at them the day after our document signing was scheduled.  Everyone knows coffee is for closers.      On a refinance transacti...
More "Help" for VeteransThe Veterans Advocacy & Benefits Association - is there advocacy?  Are there benefits?      This blog post wasn't on my radar today.  In fact, I'm in the middle of writing another one for the Mason Mac Blog about down payment requirements as I type this, but thanks to my a...

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