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Hello Agents, Lenders and Builders,

Hello Agents, Lenders and Builders,

We strive as a title company to provide our customers with the latest tools and information that will be helpful in your business. Please see the attached June update for the Real Estate Market. It’s POSITIVE news on the future of our market. If you are not currently...

What Are VA Home Loans?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/a7dhnko14i?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What Are VA Loans? As the video says, the name is misleading - they’re not loans FROM the VA. The VA - short for “US Department of Veterans Affairs” - is the...

What Is A Certificate of Eligibility, or COE?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/j390rq8zly?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What Is A Certificate of Eligibility, or COE? The COE is the key document that verifies to lenders that someone is eligible for a VA-backed loan. Servicemembers,...

What Is A Rate Lock?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/3g48qjv6bz?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Mortgage rates change constantly through an unpredictable combination of government policies and economic conditions. This video explains the common term 'rate...

What Does Ability To Repay Mean?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/2kn81qe40w?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What are the “Ability to repay” rules about? In a nutshell, as this video shows, new laws require lenders to make a good-faith assessment of a borrower’s capacity...

What Is A Qualified Mortgage?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/8v4q4zy66f?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 As this video explains,  Federal laws put into effect in 2014 and  supervised by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau define lending practices and loan terms...

What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/b2xacumlyl?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans? Major Veterans Affairs loan programs described in this video include: 1) Purchase Loans. These help eligible parties buy a...

What Is The Debt-To-Income Ratio (DTI)?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/fws3vjrtq0?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Measuring your existing debts against your existing income is one part of a lender’s required assessment of your ability to repay a loan. Like the video says:...

When Do I Get My Loan Closing Disclosure?

http://bucket.wistia.com/medias/v0qmiijq8n?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 If an eligible loan proceeds from Estimate to closing, creditors must provide a Closing Disclosure form documenting the actual transaction terms and costs THREE business...

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