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2013 

Joe Petrosky, in Connecticutt, has provided a good post summarizing the new rules on "Qualified Mortgages" and what some of the impacts may be going forward, as we look at full implementation next January.   “Here is What Mortgage Lending Will Look Like Going Forward”   Here is what we know so fa...
01/17/2013
Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Standards Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)   The CFPB (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) amended Regulation Z and released their revised rules at 4:30 pm ET today (Jan 10, 2013) regarding the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Standards....
01/10/2013
Greg Nino from the Houston, TX area has posted a good blog about the problems we could run into in getting rid of old printers/copiers.  Please watch the CBS clip below.  Then if you want information on how to fix that problem, when you are ready to get rid of that old piece of machinery, you can...
01/08/2013
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Dry but Wet In Tacoma, Washington. Many of you may remember that in the early fall, we went for 48 days without any measurable precipitation.  And since we get so much precipitation around here (that's why everything is so green), that we want to be very accurate in measuring it, so have got it d...
01/03/2013
In this post from J Phillip Faranda, from Westchester County, New York, shares the good news that the financial bill passed by both houses last night includes a one year continuance of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extension.You can all exhale. The Fiscal Cliff deal passed in the wee h...
01/02/2013
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