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2007 

I recently read an article portraying how dirty the lending industry is based on the fact that there are fees associated with closing on a mortgage. Now I know first hand that there are some predatory lenders out there. I know that there are some unscrupulous people still lurking for there next v...
09/27/2007
I am very excited right now! I have always had a dream of being able to purchase a home for my parents. My parents home is in terrible condition and has been since I can remember. They were looking for a small cottage in a wooded area with full amenities. Now I am not in a position to purchase a ...
09/26/2007
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I have have a client who is seeking a home loan for the purpose of aquiring a foreclosed upon property. His plan is to renovate it then either flip it or rent it. He has not decided yet. Unfortunately he was laid off just prior to getting ready to close. He is laid off every winter. This winter e...
09/25/2007
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I am working with a gentleman who moved to NY from FL. His girlfriend is still in FL for the time being. She plans to move to NY with him once he gets his business off the ground. He used to have good credit, but something happened that was outside of his control and he lost his credit rating. Hi...
09/24/2007
I just ran into something very unusual to me. I took a complete and accurate 1003 just a few minutes ago. The applicant has plenty of assets (close to $300k). He says his credit rating is good. The problem that I have is a bit of a technical one. He is a US citizen whom lives in Canada. I have hi...
09/24/2007
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This is an interesting time that we live in. There is so much uncertainty in the stability of peoples lives across our great nation. What people thought that they had built up in equity is fast disappearing, Jobs are becoming more scarce, and it takes a little more credit to get to where you want...
09/24/2007
I am a residential Mortgage Advisor. I work for a local company in Plattsburgh, NY. I was gone for a while getting my career started before coming back to this great town. It is beautiful and peaceful here. I have 2 children and I think that Plattsburgh, NY is a great place to raise them.Somethin...
09/24/2007
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I had a great weekend, it was a good oportunity to reflect on my progress in this business. I am going on my third year as a mortgage professional. Although I haven't been around forever, I have seen many changes take place within the industry. I have also worked for 3 seperate mrotgage companies...
09/24/2007
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I just typed "Plattsburgh mortgage pro" into google to find out if I am on there or not. I popped up as the first listing. That is awesome because I only began blogging around a week ago. I am in the process of building my own website. I currently have my own domain and a somewhat crappy website ...
09/21/2007
I started blogging a couple of weeks ago. Its been a lot of fun once I got over the stage feeling of stage fright that I felt when I posted my first blog. It's strange that the feeling is so common with Bloggers. Now I am far from a pro-blogger, but I am certainly motivated to become a top blogge...
09/21/2007
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