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New Appraisal Rules

SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BLUE?:   COLLATERAL UW Collateral Underwriter by FNMA launches on Monday, January 26th . . . don’t know what that is?   Don’t worry, you are not alone Here is the definition of Collateral Underwriter: Collateral Underwriter (CU™) is … Continue reading

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IS YOUR VACATION HOME UNDER WATER?

JUST CLOSED! Property values are still depressed in some vacation areas! I just refinanced a client with a 115% loan to value. Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac have programs to refinance properties that are “under water”. Many people have not … Continue reading

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FEDS KEEP RATES LOW

  Don’t miss out while Rates Stay LOW! Interest rates are staying low. They won’t be raised until the economic soup is just the right temperature, and right now it is still way too cold. Even if inflation magically bounces … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Today 6-3-2013

Interest rates continue to increase as the momentum builds that the Fed will begin tapering its QEs sooner than what had been thought as little as three weeks ago. The US 10 in May increased frm 1.63% to 2.16% last … Continue reading

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From making dinner to making a difference…What do I want to leave as my legacy? I know that I have taught my children to be compassionate for others. I try to live my life being authentic. I try to be … Continue reading

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The Real Estate Mortgage Rates Today

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:30 AM April PPI was down 0.7%; the core (ex food and energy) +0.1%; both as expected and increasingly showing deflation is becoming an issue. The Fed’s target rate of 2.0% to 2.5% for inflation is … Continue reading

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Who is Valerie Oliver

Who is Valerie Oliver? I am the Mortgage Maven. According to Wikipedia a maven is “a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others”.  I have been in the mortgage business for over 25 years. … Continue reading

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