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Licensed to Originate North Carolina Mortgage Loans      I received notification today that I'm officially licensed to do business in the state of North Carolina.  In my slow bid to take over the world country's mortgage market, North Carolina is state #12 where I'm carrying a license.  This is a...
UPDATE:  POLICE GOT HIM! ActiveRain - Can We Make Someone Famous?      At 5am this morning, this "gentleman" decided it would be a good idea to rob a few businesses within our building.  Unfortunately, we were a target.  He broke in, stole several personal items from employees (including cash and...
Here Comes the Appraisal Waiver for Purchase Loans      This past week, Fannie Mae announced they'd be joining Freddie Mac in allowing for appraisal waivers on purchase loans.  For a while now, it has been possible to do refinance loans for people without an appraisal, and it's actually pretty ty...
The Best Things in Life are Free       In thinking of content production for the Mason Mac blog, I went back to my archives for inspiration and found a bunch of my original, "members only" posts from before I became a paying member in ActiveRain (and thank goodness for that, my blogs look atrocio...
Recently Closed - Term Reduction Refinance in Wilmington, DE       This blog post could also be titled "when things come together perfectly".  You know what I mean.  When a client has their stuff together, in every aspect of having their stuff together.  Great credit, great communication, respons...
10 Tips for First Time Buyer Success      Buying your first home is a big deal!  There’s  a whirlwind of feelings involved from the excitement of getting your house keys to the stress of trying to figure out what exactly is it going to cost.  First time home buyers (FTHB) have a lot of questions ...
It's August 2017, and I post this article I wrote at the start of the year because it's even more true now than it was months ago.  Loan officers looking to increase production and build a career need to think outside the box, and start working with and for lenders that invest in them and support...
August Business Practices Contest      For the month of August, Mrs Anna Banana Kruchten, CRS herself invites us to share the business practices that have helped shape us and will continue to shape our business, along with an influence that has helped along the way.  I love this contest because i...
So Your Best Friend Chose Another Realtor/Lender That bridge up there?  That's to help you get over it.       Recently, in a few online forums I've seen some outright nastiness as a reaction to an agent's friend/family member/coworker/former middle school classmate choosing a different agent to r...
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland  and I were able to show why "the local lender" isn't always the best option, but a local Realtor will always be ----- from Southern California (and at the end, Northern California), my team made sure the lending side of things went smoothly, and from Baltimore, ...

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