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My goal is to share information about the mortgage market, my community and myself, as well as to provide timely information for buyer's, sellers and home owners in Maryland.
How do I get rid of student loan debt in Maryland? If you are a first time homebuyer and you have student loan debt, you might be in luck! *You may even qualify if you are a veteran or are buying in a targeted area!) As of 11/17/2016 The Maryland Mortgage Program just announced the opening of the...
BIG TRUCK DAY-Baltimore City The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is hosting an awesome FREE FAMILY FUN event on 5/21/2016Have a kid (or someone who acts like one!) who is fascinated by Big Trucks?  This is the place to be!   The FREE family  event is happening from 9-1 on May 21st City ...
I have been in the mortgage business for over 15 years.  My favorite part of this business is the connections that I get to make with my awesome clients and realtor partners. Like you, I have heard HORROR stories of inefficiency, lack of communication and outright lies from folks in the business ...
So Much More Than Sticks and Bricks!Today I had a settlement with Margaret Rome and a wonderful family that proved once again that what we do is so much more than sticks and bricks. It all started when Dad had a medical issue.  Their son realized that it would be difficult for his parents to stay...
SPRING HAS SPRUNG IN MARYLAND REAL ESTATE!We are seeing multiple offers on properties within days,sometimes even HOURS of when a property is listed for sale.  If you are considering a purchase in Maryland it is TIME to get your ducks in a row!  Talk to a lender to get qualified for a mortgage BEF...
Ending Gun Violence In 2016 The gun violence continues in the United States.   When tragedy strikes in a big way, with multiple deaths by one or a few shooters, all the politicians come out.  The pundits are up in arms, it's all over the news and the talk of the day around the water cooler.So sad...
I would like to take this time to say a big "Welcome Back" to Ed.  Ed is the one who introduced me to Active Rain many years ago and I am so grateful to him for it.  Ed is sharp and knowledgeable, you will love him!   If you are reading this, please stop over and say Hi to Ed.  You won't be sorry...
FHA Mortgage Insurance FHA has two types of Mortgage Insurance.   This mortgage insurance protects the lender, NOT the borrower, in case of a default (failure to pay) on the mortgage.   TIP:  The insurance that would pay off your mortgage in the case of your death is called Mortgage LIFE Insuranc...
2016 GOAL SETTING SERIES-TIPS TO ACHIEVE GOALS In the first two posts of this series, we have reviewed your income from 2015 and found some things that just might be holding you back from achieviing your 2016 goals.  We determined what impact you want to have on your family and on the world.   To...
 2016 GOAL SETTING SERIES-BIG HAIRY SCARY GOAL Set your goal, a BIG HAIRY SCARYGOAL and ask your self these questions.  WHAT LIFESTYLE DO I WANT TO LIVE? Dream car?  Dream Home for your family, not just your clients?  Be debt free?  WHAT IMPACT DO I WANT TO MAKE? Help a friend, a family member in...

Bridget "Mortgage Mama" McGee

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