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2015 

 This custom Colonial in Leesburg VA is centrally located with convenient access to Loudoun county, Town of Leesurg, Hamilton, Purcellville, Oatlands, Ashburn, South Riding, Dulles airport, Toll road, greenway, major commuter routes, shopping, dining, numerous recreational activities, parks such ...
08/23/2015
 "Oh, you need a lender? For your convenience we just happen to have one right here in our office". "We might as well get you pre-approved while you're here. Of course you don't have to use this lender, BUT,  they can get things through that other lenders can't". " I've never had any problems wit...
08/22/2015
Well, as soon as VA agents are finished learning about the new TILA / RESPA changes, they can jump right into CE for Flood Instruction. I received the following notice in mail yesterday.So agents will now have to be experts in flood plains, flood insurance requirements, verifying and disclosing w...
08/21/2015
Well, as soon as Virginia agents finised learning about the new TILA requirements and changes that take effect OCT 3rd, they can sign up for the newly required CE class on Flood Instruction in order to renew our licenses. I received notice in the mail yesterday.   
08/21/2015
By now, most agents have heard about the changes that will come into play effective October 3rd thanks to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. The rule is a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act which is suppose to improve the way consume...
08/16/2015
I'm sure we've all seen many of these scams in one form or another. I just receieved another email from an aquaintence that I had never met. She was robbed in another country and had all of her money and credit cards stolen. She needed me to send her money, and she would pay me back when she got ...
08/13/2015
Rapists and agents come in all sizes and ages. In one case described in the linked story, the suspect in the atacks was 63 and the agent was 69. Sounds like the agent is still in pretty good physical shape since she managed to break free from the attacker. This scenario just shows that you can't ...
08/12/2015
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