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Conventional Loan Limit Increases for 2017      As expected, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac have announced that conventional loan limits are set to increase as of January 1, 2017.  Since rate increases on these programs are tied to median home values, this increase was expected, and is finally some rel...
Gratitude Day 3 - Good Health      To continue the theme of gratitude offered to us by Debbie Reynolds in this month's Thanksgiving contest, I was thinking today about how incredibly thankful I am for good health - for both myself and my loved ones.     In the past few weeks I've run a 10k obstac...
Gratitude, Day 2 - my team      With our 10 day gratitude challenge on day 2, I wanted to give some props to the team of people around me that allows my business to grow, my sanity to remain in tact (most days), and most of my days in a crazy industry to be good days. In-Office In my office I've ...
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...


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