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The HARP Program May Be Better For You Than Your Lender The public awareness of the Home Affordable Refinance Plan® (HARP) continues to be very low. Despite press releases from the White House when it was launched, the … Continue Reading
Background: Long ago and far away, when one of my loan officers would rush into the office saying, “We need a lot loan” or “Company XYZ can do seconds!”, my reaction would normally be to try to calm the speaker … Continue Reading
Is SoFi — a lender that offers student loan refinancing, mortgage, and other financing programs — an up and coming fintech company or one that will surely provide disruptive innovation to the mortgage industry? Or is it a bit of both? … Continue Reading
Last time, we blogged about looking at things upside down. This time we’ll do a complete about-face and take the REVERSE view – reverse mortgages, that is. If you own a TV, you’ve probably seen the commercials where former acting … Continue Reading
IT’S ABOUT PERSPECTIVE The renowned Rob Chrisman provides a daily market commentary on the mortgage industry. He recently posted this, written by Brooklyn high school student Chanie Gorkin. It inspires some thoughts about, yes, obtaining a mortgage. Today was the absolute … Continue Reading
Is it finally time to gut the kitchen and replace grandma’s rusted avocado appliances? Do you love the location of the house at 123 Elm Street but are put off by the lack of doors, windows, siding, and a … Continue Reading