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Mortgage and Lending - Friendly Mortgage & Blueprint Commercial
We are developing a site that will promote the best of the loan officers across the country.  We only want referral-based LO's that have a local client base, are trusted and involved in their community.  The mortgage industry needs some accountability and those who are accountable, should be rewa...
First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit at a Glance ·   The tax credit is available for first-time home buyers only. ·   The maximum credit amount is $7,500. ·   The credit is available for homes purchased on or after April 9, 2008 and beforeJuly 1, 2009. ·   Single taxpayers with incomes up to $75,000 ...
As an owner of a mortgage company that does most of our business from Realtor referrals, I often think I know what Realtors want.  The fact is, I am just speculating because I have never posed this question before.  So, Realtors... what are the top things that you look for in your mortgage partne...
If you are on Active Rain, I'm sure that you have some sort of e-mail campaign.  Ours is powered by Alamode, others use Constant Contact and I'm sure there are plenty more.  Well, as you know, you are lucky if about 2% of your database reads the e-mail.  Even fewer actually do something based on ...
About two years ago, I created and copyrighted the Friendly Mortgage Realtor Pledge.  It is signed by everyone that touches that particular deal and gets faxed over along with our pre-approval letter to both agents.  If you are a Realtor, please take a minute to check it out and let me know what ...
With all that has gone wrong in the mortgage industry over the last couple years, there needs to be real grassroots change.  I feel very strongly that the day and age of people getting a mortgage online or dialing a call center in India should be over.  People should return to the times when serv...

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