Susan's View

Follow me
By
Mortgage and Lending - NMLS #94045
As of 2016, Susan is no longer practicing in the USA and retains this blog as a service. Clients may call or email for a professional realtor or lender referral in Whatcom and San Juans counties

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

What would happen if everyone who contributes to Active Rain and is concerned about what is going down in our economy email our congress persons and insert a LINK to these blogs? This might help them become more aware of the sentiments out here in reality and less dependent on what passes for new...
10/27/2008
Has anyone who read today's news that billions of the Bailout money earmarked to help homeowners has actually gone to keep banks alive --as in executive pay and new acquisitions of...you guessed it...more banks? WAIDDAMINUTE---that's not what my congress persons assured me in justifying their vot...
10/27/2008
Listen UP! WE STILL HAVE STATED LOANS! WE STILL OFFER 100% FINANCING. Are there catches...of course! I am not kidding: these loans still exist but rest assured not everyone will qualify nor would they be the best idea for every borrower. The fact is, the credit crisis was NOT caused by mortgages ...
10/27/2008
Yes! The BEST time to do something in the investment world is when others are turning tail. Of course, you first do your due diligence like any investment. Time in this market is on your side. Why be a contrarian now? Well for one thing, materials, labor and yes, even money are more available if ...
10/17/2008
4 Comments
I received a letter from the the CEO of the US Green Building Council, Rick Fedrizzi, offering the hope for homeowners and those in the green building industry who are concerned about the viability of our Green Movement. With everyone questioning the viability of the housing market in general, he...
10/17/2008
5 Comments
OK, Since I seem to be the lone mortgage professional on my block I am enjoying a certain street cred. I go outside during the middle of the day, look around at the people passing by and smile! My door is open, no wolves have been at it lately, the sun is shining and I just had a very nice lunch,...
10/10/2008
Smile when you read this: If I hear another Real Estate Professional (or talk show host for that matter) complain that their client couldn't get a loan while at the same time protesting they 'don't trust mortgage brokers' I will scream! (that felt good!) I love how you speak about them like you g...
10/04/2008
Hopefully the promises from Capitol Hill including our Government Sponsored Agencies, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae will be followed through. It has been reported that only $100 Billion of the $700 Billion we granted our government in the Bailout is actually needed to fully right bad mortgages. The ...
10/04/2008
  Congress passed a long-term extension of the solar investment tax credit today as part of the final hurrah on Capitol Hill...so good things do come to those who wait! The 8-year extension of both commercial and residential solar tax credit passed the Senate 72-24 on Thursday and the House 263-...
10/03/2008
If ever you need to keep your credit in shape, these are the times. It's important you understand the implications of how much something like one late payment can affect your FICO score. If you have derogatory issues on your report, you can hire a credit firm to help clear them. These firms and t...
10/03/2008
Rainmaker
66,965

Susan Templeton

Ask me a question
*
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Additional Information