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Can I Switch Mortgage Lenders if an Appraisal is already done?       In a word, YES.  You can.  In an explanation, like so many things in the mortgage world, it's a gray area.  Some lenders won't accept them at all.  Others will require a borrower use a certain loan product if they want to use an...
When It Comes to Consumer Data, There's No Such Thing As Too Careful       Yesterday was a crazy day.  These days, most are.  Amongst all of the craziness I got a dropbox message saying someone had dropped off documents for me to review.  I hadn't expected any, so my curiosity was piqued.  In my ...
400k and on my way!  Here's a peak inside my ActiveRain diary over the years: March 2010 - "Sure I'll sign up for this site, I don't know what I'm doing, but let's blog (what's a blog?)! 2010 - September 2013 - "ActiveRain?  Oh, I forgot about that, I think I wrote a blog or 2 this year..." Septe...
Market on the Hump - 5/13/15       After the way the bond markets have been behaving, I'd be happier writing a Friday market wrap rather than a mid-week report.  You mean to tell me we have 2 more days of trading to see how much crazier the mortgage backed securities (MBS) markets can get?!?     ...
Orange County, CA Meetup - Today!  When: Today!  Monday, May 11th, 4pmWhere: Yard House Restaurant, 1875 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa CA 92627 (In the Triangle...easy parking, yay!)What: Your local Spring meetup       Today Christine Donovan and I will have the pleasure of meeting up for good food, p...
It's Alive!!!  HARP Extended thru 2016       The Federal Housing Financa Agency (FHFA) has directed Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac to extend the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) for another year.  The HARP refinance programs were initiated in 2009 to help borrowers with little or no equity in t...
2 Cloudbursts in a row?!?  Kerrie La Guardia is spoiling us now.  This one looks like a great chance for those new to ActiveRain and AR veterans alike to get some local posts out there and participate in the ways that makes AR such a great community and tool for your real estate business. Ahem......
It's the first of the month, so you know what that means, right? New contets!!! Debbie gives us a chance to highlight where we live, and show it off for anyone that may be considering a visit or a move.  I'm looking forward to reading a lot of great blogs because I enjoy the things that make a co...


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