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A True Story: The $8000 Tax Credit in Action – Cashable Action!

October 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Watch the Fox 35 Video here. Andrea Tlumacki was one of the people not afraid to take the plunge… and she has been rewarded for it!  With the deadline of the $8000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit approaching – it is urgent to develop a plan of execution. Most people are focused on the […]

The Secret of the New Movement… REBarCamp

September 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

In the world of conferences, there is a new vibe… the UN-conference… and leave it to the real estate industry to lead the way.  As loan officers, we have been marketed to and pimped to product-wise more than any other industry. UGH… can you feel me? [I feel more hip just saying that!]   SO how do […]

"I'll Hold Myself Accountable" – The Beginning of the End.

June 23, 2009 by · 5 Comments

We have all said it, and for short snippets of time, we may have even done it.  My question – how’s  that workin’ for ya now!?  Don’t get me wrong – I don’t even have this nailed down myself.  In fact – disclaimer here – this post… yeah, I am writing for me.  If the reader […]

So… they say [again] the tax credit can be used towards downpayment?

May 29, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

[Adapted from the Mortgagee letter] FHA plan will stimulate new home sales and help stabilize Orlando housing market Today, while speaking to the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. Housing and Urban Development [HUD], Secretary Shaun Donovan re-announced that FHA will indeed allow homebuyers to apply the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit toward the purchase […]

WWTTD – "What Would The Thinker Do" to Meet Today's Mortgage Challenges

May 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

To quote a good friend, Mark Madsen, “I am not a guru – I just read a lot.” I love that line. It is true – the mortgage industry has benefited from some great pioneers.  These ‘”gurus” have brought much to the table as far as wisdom, experience, and know-how.  I have studied under many […]