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Mortgage and Lending - Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - NMLS #138061 MMCD #1141
One of the things that makes building long lasting client relationships tough in the mortgage industry is the lack of face time and time we have available to really get to know our clients - not many people want to chat for hours with their mortgage pro. Car time in the agent world is a great opp...
Gratitude, Day 1 Thanks to the Real Debbie Reynolds we were invited to list the things we're thankful for in the 10 days leading up to Thanksgiving. After the week I've had (I's only Tuesday), the thing on my mind right now is how thankful I am for my clients.  You know, those clients w...
Licensed to Originate Mortgage Loans in Colorado      A few days ago I was extremely happy to hear my licensing to do business in the state of Colorado has been approved.  I'm now able to help buyers and home owners with their financing needs across the Centennial State.     Mason McDuffie has be...
Agent Education Starts with ActiveRain      This morning I met with a friend & local Realtor that is interested in taking their real estate business to the next level in 2017.  Already hard working, savvy, smart, and personable, she's well on her way to becoming a top producer, but her online pre...
You Can't Handle the Truth "What incentive do I have to be honest with you about anything going forward?"        10 years ago when I entered this business, I'd have never said this to a builder/seller, but the ability to handle stressful situations and the strength to not be bullied are 2 things ...
Running and Business       This past weekend, the Rock N Roll Marathon tour came to Los Angeles, CA with a 5k & Half Marathon run through downtown LA.  Thanks to the sponsorship by Synchrony Financial, I was invited by a friend employed at Synchrony to run the half marathon.  This invitation came...
Success in planning is planning for success       Planning should be a focal point on your business.  The old saying "failing to plan is planning to fail" could not be more true than in the real estate industry.  While a fool could stumble into a deal here and there, to have a long, rewarding car...
Pricing Specials Now thru December 1      Lately we've been saving people a nice chunk of change here at Mason McDuffie with a pricing incentive that's been in place for a little over a month - for hi-balance FHA & VA loans, we've been offering a .75 pricing bonus to borrowers that lock their loa...
How Hurricane Matthew May Impact Your Mortgage       First off let me say that the information in this post is completely secondary to my thoughts & prayers for those in the path of this monstrous storm, but once it's over, those affected should know what to do next, what problems they may encoun...
Say Goodbye to 30 Day Escrows      We close loans in 14 days!  You've seen the ads.  A lot of lenders in the post-TRID world are attempting to attract new business by focusing on super fast turn times.  A lot of real estate agents are seeing this.  With the implementation of TRID last October, on...

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