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Certified Mortgage Planner, Certified FICO Pro and Certified Military Housing Specialist blogging about mortgages, real estate, economics, politics and community events.
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If last week didn't have your head spinning from the FOMC meeting, the first State of the Union Speech by President Obama and mixed remarks from Barney Frank, then this week should be right up your alley. Monday's first economic report will be the January's Personal Income and Outlays. Not only d...
01/31/2010
Thank you for reading my ActiveRain blog where I share my personal insight as a mortgage planner. Did you know that I also write an outside blog dedicated to Northwest Indiana mortgages and real estate? This is a summary of my newest blog entries from the past week from WelcomeHomeNWI.com. Publis...
01/30/2010
With so much talk about the Federal Open Market Committee's press release yesterday, Apple's new iPad, the lackluster state of the union address last night and a variety of other business related news, I wouldn't blame you for missing the anti-climatic revisions to President's Obama foreclosure p...
01/28/2010
As I am writing this post, I have my HP Mini 2140 charging up and downloading any updates that it may need in preparation for Real Estate BarCamp Indiana tomorrow. I also have my iPhone plugged into iTunes to see if there are any apps that I might need updated and/or downloaded in preparation to ...
01/24/2010
Thank you for reading my ActiveRain blog where I share my personal insight as a mortgage planner. Did you know that I also write an outside blog dedicated to Northwest Indiana mortgages and real estate? This is a summary of my newest blog entries from the past week from WelcomeHomeNWI.com. Publis...
01/24/2010
When it comes to home buyers in Northwest Indiana, FHA insured mortgages have become the preferred choice of record. This also appears to be the sentiment throughout the country as FHA insured loans have risen to account for 25% of all mortgages as recently as the 3rd quarter of 2009 according to...
01/19/2010
Every year I am asked by many the following question. What is it about this day that we need to celebrate? Up until last year, I actually misunderstood the meaning behind this holiday dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. I originally thought that this holiday was a day to recognize a dream toward...
01/18/2010
Thank you for reading my ActiveRain blog where I share my personal insight as a mortgage planner. Did you know that I also write an outside blog dedicated to Northwest Indiana mortgages and real estate? This is a summary of my newest blog entries from the past week from WelcomeHomeNWI.com. Publis...
01/17/2010
Thank you for reading my ActiveRain blog where I share my personal insight as a mortgage planner. Did you know that I also write an outside blog dedicated to Northwest Indiana mortgages and real estate? This is a summary of my newest blog entries from the past week from WelcomeHomeNWI.com. Publis...
01/11/2010
It seems as if everyone has finally come to the consensus that mortgage rates have only one direction in 2010 and that is up. Many will also agree that as mortgage rates continue to rise that home affordability will decline as they are inversely related. What isn't so clear is the relationship be...
01/06/2010
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