Why Mortgage Lenders and Realtors are LICENSED

For this week’s update, I thought I’d pass along a little piece of interesting information, basically addressing the “commoditizing” of our industry.  My branch manager, Trevor, just spoke about this exact topic yesterday during his presentation and it’s in the papers today!  Apparently, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit yesterday (note link to story) against […]

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Appraisers are monitored by FNMA

First of all, Happy 4th of July!!!  I hope you all have a fabulous long weekend.  Our offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.  But, I’m staying in town and will be available, should you need assistance or mortgage advise for any of your clients. For this week, I thought I’d highlight the plight […]

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New Homes Sales Chart

For this week’s Mortgage Tips and Trends, I am providing the most recent “New Homes Sales Chart” which captures the month of May. No surprise, it’s the highest on record since the beginning of the year, only February comes close. In Lake Oswego we’ll have the upcoming 2015 Street of Dreams – The Highlands of […]

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