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How to Thrive in a Market Shift

How to Thrive in a Market Shift

By Aly Yale / November 14, 2022
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The market is clearly changing — and while that can be scary as a real estate professional, that doesn’t mean all hope is lost.  In fact, there’s actually a lot of opportunity in a shifting market, as long as you…

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Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification: How Are They Different?

Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification: How Are They Different?

By Aly Yale / November 9, 2022
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If you’ve done even the smallest amount of research on buying a home, then you’ve likely seen the words “pre-qualified” or “pre-approved” thrown around — especially if you’ve started vetting lenders. Though the two terms might sound quite similar, pre-qualification…

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How to Execute a Business Plan as a Loan Officer in This Market 

How to Execute a Business Plan as a Loan Officer in This Market 

By Aly Yale / November 7, 2022
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It can be hard to be a loan officer in today’s uncertain market. Refinances are way down, and just like every fall and winter, purchase activity is slowing down, too. How can you make sure to stay on track and…

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Home Mortgage Refinance: What Are My Options?

Home Mortgage Refinance: What Are My Options?

By Aly Yale / November 2, 2022
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What is the Meaning of Refinance? A home mortgage refinance is a move that essentially replaces your current mortgage loan with a new one. If interest rates have dropped below your current rate, you want to pay off your loan…

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Happy Halloween—Spooky Social Media Marketing Ideas

Happy Halloween—Spooky Social Media Marketing Ideas

By Aly Yale / October 31, 2022
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Holidays offer the perfect opportunity to get creative with your marketing strategies — especially Halloween. Around this unique holiday, you have the chance to do things a little different. You can get spooky, dress up, or even get the kids…

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Helping Your Clients Choose the Right Lender in the Current Market 

Helping Your Clients Choose the Right Lender in the Current Market 

By Aly Yale / October 24, 2022
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Choosing the right lender is vital for your clients. Not only will it influence the rate, terms, and service they get as a borrower, but it will also influence their transaction’s timeline, too — and often, that can make or…

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Tips for Helping Your Buyers Understand What to Do as We Transition Out of Seller’s Market

Tips for Helping Your Buyers Understand What to Do as We Transition Out of Seller’s Market

By Aly Yale / October 17, 2022
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We’re no longer in a frenzied sellers’ market. Bidding wars have fallen off, price reductions are getting more common, and buyers finally have more options and more time. It’s quite an adjustment, to say the least. In fact, your clients…

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Going Through Divorce? 7 Common Mortgage Questions

Common Divorce & Mortgage Questions Answered

By Aly Yale / October 17, 2022
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Going through a divorce is never easy.  You have the heartache of a relationship that hasn’t worked out, and you then have to deal with splitting up your marital assets.  If you are lucky, your relationship will have ended amicably,…

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Homebuyer Regrets — How to Save your Clients from Them

Homebuyer Regrets — How to Save your Clients from Them

By Aly Yale / October 10, 2022
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In a fast-paced housing market, it’s easy for a homebuyer to feel left with regret. Maybe they acted too fast, spent too much, or are just having a little bout of FOMO (that house across the stress looks so much…

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What Real Estate Agents Should Expect in the Coming Housing Market

What Real Estate Agents Should Expect in the Upcoming Housing Market

By Aly Yale / October 3, 2022
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We’re getting into the slower part of the year for housing — but this year may be even slower than normal. With mortgage rates high (and potentially rising), the market is poised for a major slowdown this fall, and agents…

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