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Is Jeff Belonger the smartest loan adviser in New Jersey? Maggie Brady, of Maggie thinks so. Why? Jeff reads about industry trends in his newly purchased magazine collection, from Want to get smart? You have until 11:59PM, Saturday, September 20, to support Maggies' mag...
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Jim Crawford reports that with the financial meltdown, oil prices dropped under $100/barrel: I once worked on Wall Street.  It way of life for many New Yorkers.  Many in my family worked for Merrill Lynch, and Shearson Hamill, Bear Stearns, Manufacturers Hanover...and today these companies are no...
Our guest on, this week, was Ronda Green, area manager with the Nehemiah Down Payment Assistance Program. We discussed the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy filing and the Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch merger.  After our brief commentary, we introduced Ronda who discussed the politica...
We broke the news about the eventual reinstatement of Nehemiah Down Payment Assistance Program, back in August ,on Bloodhound Blog.  How did we know where this was headed?  We talked to lenders rather than the charitable organizations. We talked to lenders because we know the Golden Rule; he with...
Tomorrow’s Mortgage Industry March on Washington, to save the seller-contributed down payment assistance programs, may be for naught.  It looks like the deal’s been cut already. If you're interested in the new minimum loan guidelines, we expect the saved down payment assistance programs to have, ...
Sean Purcell and I recorded a teleconference for California REALTORS about the Treasury bailout of the GSEs. We talk about what exactly happened and what the near-term (3-4 month) effects and medium-term (12-18 month) effects on underwriting guidelines and rates.  We also guessed at what the long...
Hurricane Gustav and the decision to pick Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican VP candidate have thrust the problem of high oil prices into daily Starbucks' conversations.  The prices at the pump have tripled in the last five years and Americans are fed up with the stalemate caused by s...
Weird things are happening in the mortgage-backed securities market.  Strong buying, in the 30 year-fixed rate loans, has dropped rates .25% since my last report,  The ARM rates, however, have RISEN.  A weird phenomenon, indeed.  I'm only quoting two loan programs (the others make no sense):  Mo...
California teachers can buy a home, with a down payment requirement as little as 3%, using a little known loan program offered by their State retirement plan.  The California Teachers Home Loan is less expensive than the traditional FHA mortgage option because it avoids mortgage insurance and co...

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