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Mortgage and Lending - Bank of Oregon a division of Willamette Valley Bank

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2011 

I attended a great signing yesterday morning with some really sweet clients.  We were closing on the purchase of an accepted short sale offer that was a long time in the works.  Again, everything went great, the borrowers wired their funds into escrow and we're scheduled to fund first thing tomor...
06/30/2011
A drunk gets up from the bar stool at Zaveral's and heads for the bathroom.  A few minutes later a loud, blood curdling scream is heard coming from the bathroom.  A few minutes after that another loud scream reverberates through the bar. Gary goes into the bathroom to investigate why the drunk is...
06/30/2011
Daily Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Interest Rates - June 30, 2011   This morning’s Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.750%   (4.991% APR)                                                15 Year  ...
06/30/2011
Did you commit fraud on your mortgage application?  It's serious stuff! I re-posted an article yesterday on a blog post I wrote a few months ago with regard to Mortgage Application Fraud, entitled "Did I Commit Fraud on My Mortgage Application?".   I wanted to post some follow up information just...
06/29/2011
THE TEACHER was writing some sentences on the blackboard when she a  dropped her chalk. As she bent over to pick it up, little Arnie piped up, "Teacher . . . I can see two inches above your knee."   Outraged, the teacher said, "Arnie, for your impertinence you are expelled from school for one we...
06/29/2011
Daily Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Interest Rates - June 29, 2011   This morning’s Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.750%   (4.991% APR)                                                15 Year  ...
06/29/2011
An Oklahoma farmer got in his pickup and drove to a neighboring farm and knocked at the farmhouse door. A young boy about nine opened the door.    "Is yer Pa home?" the farmer asked.    No sir, he ain't," the boy replied. "He went into town."   "Well", said the farmer, "is yer Ma here?"    "No, ...
06/28/2011
Daily Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Interest Rates - June 28, 2011   This morning’s Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.625%   (4.871% APR)                                                15 Year  ...
06/28/2011
  Our family loved the companion of our Maxwell, our dear Jack Russell Terrier for 13 years.  Back in September of 2008 he died very unexpectedly.    A few months before Maxwell left us, we ended up with a surprise visitor at our house.  A sweet miniature Australian shepherd kept showing u...
06/27/2011
They're bringing the fireworks back!!!!!   One of the things I remember being so excited about when we bought our current home, was the great view we'd have to watch the Fourth of July fireworks that were an annual event at the Jackson County Fairground.  Little did we know, that the year we boug...
06/27/2011
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