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Growing Your Business Opportunities by Helping First-time Homebuyers: Part One

Advising first-time homebuyers can be a unique challenge: often time-consuming, but with the potential to build long-term clients. Now there are many resources to save you time and make you a hero to these clients. Read on for specific ideas and guides, in this first...

Jumbo Changes for Jumbo Mortgages

Jumbo mortgage products have been in the headlines recently because of both a dramatic adjustment to credit standards and the probable increase in baseline jumbo loan thresholds. Jumbo lending has picked up velocity in markets where home prices are increasing and pushing more loans across the jumbo...

Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure

By Alan Doran, General Counsel, OneTitle National Guaranty Company Many homeowners facing foreclosure who determine that they cannot afford to stay in their home turn to a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure (“DIL”). This option allows the owner to avoid foreclosure and sell or walk away...