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What Is an Appraisal Management Company?
Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) purportedly serve as middlemen between lenders and appraisers. Use of AMCs by lenders and mortgage professionals is not required by law.
8/27/2014 11:28:44 AM
With Rates So Low, Now Is the Time to Look at a Mortgage Refinance
Cash rate stability, increased product choice and low interest rates have created the prime environment for consumers planning on a mortgage refinance of their home loan. Competition in the mortgage market is at an all time high.
8/25/2014 8:19:14 AM
Curious? How to Get the Best Mortgage
In today's economic climate, finding the best mortgage deals can be tricky. Bank credit has tightened significantly, causing lenders to push for more stringent financial background checks on potential homebuyers-- as well as requiring higher credit scores to get mortgages approved. But getting the best mortgage deals isn't impossible. Using some ha...
8/21/2014 11:33:44 AM
How Will The TDSR and The MSR Ruling Affect The Home Loan Borrowers In Singapore?
With the new MSR and the TDSR ruling, the economists are seeing the private home loan mortgage easier to apply than the HDB flat or an EC loan. The new TDSR ruling has affected much the property demand in Singapore. Since its implementation, the new ruling has dampened the real estate market.
8/19/2014 7:17:02 AM
Why You Should Consider Refinancing Your Home
A property is among one's biggest assets. But a mortgage on it proves to be a big liability in one's balance sheet. In this case, refinancing is a wise choice. Thanks to the many benefits that come with it, refinancing is an option you must consider.
8/18/2014 10:27:07 AM
Why Borrowers In Dubai Are Now Seeking Credible Mortgage Advice
Mortgage brokers can provide the best loans suitable to the needs and current circumstance of their clients. Read this article to learn more about mortgage brokers and how they can help you.
8/13/2014 2:14:50 PM
The Best Mortgage Deals
Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases that you can make in a lifetime and this means that you should be most careful with every step you take towards your dream home. Mortgage advice plays an important role, whether you are a first-time home buyer, a renovator or an investor. This makes it possible for you to make decisions that will be mos...
8/13/2014 8:19:28 AM
3 Strategies for Repaying Interest-Only Home Loans
It is a fact that the interest-only home loans are among the riskiest ones available in the market. Still, many people choose them because of the smaller interest-only payments which are made every month. If you opt for such a mortgage, you must have a precise plan for its repayment set into place. Compare the main repayment strategies which you ca...
8/8/2014 11:16:10 AM
Comparing the 2 Main Home Loan Repayment Structures
Among the various modern credit facilities available to individuals and households, the home loans have the longest terms. The term is typically between 15 and 30 years. This is a very long time and the stake is really high given that the mortgage is backed by the property. For these reasons, you must pick the repayment structure extremely carefull...
8/8/2014 11:15:44 AM
5 Major Factors for Mortgage Comparison
You can select from a huge range of home loans available from various lenders. The best deal for you is out there. You simply need to find it. The most effective strategy for this is mortgage comparison. You can readily obtain quotes free of charge. The question is how to make an effective comparison. For best results, it should be based on the fol...
8/8/2014 11:14:09 AM
Is a Split Mortgage a Good Choice for You?
You contemplate between two types of home loans and it is really difficult for you to make a choice. With a split mortgage, you can have the best of both options. These loans are somewhat more complex than their traditional counterparts, but they can give you flexibility and save you money as well. Find out more about them and compare their pros an...
8/8/2014 11:13:09 AM
Reverse Mortgage: How It Works And How It Can Benefit You
Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, otherwise, called Reverse Mortgages are not only becoming more understood but have recently garnered additional backing by the Federal Government, making them more attractive to qualified individuals, who might still remain undecided. If long-term health care or high-premium life insurance were reasons you had give...
8/5/2014 6:18:07 AM
Take Control of Your Debts by Refinancing Your Current Home Loan
Are you unable to manage your debts? Are you tired of making high monthly repayments? There is a solution for your problem. You can refinance your current home loan to consolidate your debts. It will help you take control of your debts and solve your financial problems.
8/4/2014 12:04:25 PM
Five Must-Knows About Mortgage Insurance
If you're planning to take mortgage insurance any time in the future, you must be well informed in order to choose the right policy and know the intricacies of taking it. Here, we look at five things you must know so you can get you started.
8/4/2014 11:56:50 AM
The Current Scenario of Mortgage Outsourcing Industry
The mortgage industry is facing a tough competition to meet the rising challenges of the business and the market. The recurring nature of the industry is creating cost pressures, while intense competition is emphasizing players to address the new market opportunities. Besides, top organizations exhibit a number of distinguished characteristics. One...
8/1/2014 8:12:39 AM
Hybrid Home Loans: Things to Know
You don't have to stick to a floating or fixed interest home loan type anymore. You can instead opt for the hybrid home loan. Here's what you need to know.
7/31/2014 7:00:19 AM
Does Idaho need a Patent and Trademark Resource Center?
Did you know that there are currently three (3) U.S. states which do not have a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) (f/k/a Patent and Trademark Depository Libraries (PTDL)). The states: Idaho, New Mexico, and Oregon. That list may soon change. Per an email I received today: Albertsons Library at Boise State University is investigating the &...
7/23/2014 3:20:39 PM
What is the most current Java version for EFS-Web/Private PAIR?
According to an email I received from an agent at the USPTO Electronic Business Center earlier today (8 July 2014) – Java Version 7, Update 60 is the most currently supported version. How do you tell which version you have installed? PC – go to Settings, then Control Panel, and select Java. On the “General” … 7/8/2014 11:05:05 AM
Gmail users should check their SPAM folder for USPTO email
Gmail (and Google Apps) users beware! Gmail’s spam filter has been flagging official email from the USPTO as spam. Email flagged as spam skips your inbox and is labeled with a “SPAM” label. That could be disastrous to your docketing plans… In case a reminder is necessary: everyone in your office needs to check their … ...
4/24/2014 4:59:34 PM
Resource of Note: Legalarium’s TTAB Quotes
A great resource I recently stumbled on is Legalarium’s “Categorized Quotes From Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decisions Since 1998.” The quotes are even broken down by topic. For instance, if you need an overview on everything the TTAB as said about “primarily merely a surname” rejections, there is a page for that....
4/21/2014 11:33:02 AM
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