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More Homeowners Fall Victim to Scams

Losses of more than $1 billion from 73,000 victims across the U.S. Two hundred businesses shut down. Charges filed against 530 people. These are some of the results of the Distressed Homeowner Initiative recently released by the Department of Justice, …

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Finding the Right Lender

A homeowner in Florida was puzzled to receive a condolence letter for his wife’s death from his mortgage lender. Why were they sorry for his loss? His wife was very much alive. But because their lender declared her deceased, they …

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Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

While most of us have never had the unpleasant experience of sitting in a police interrogation room, fans of crime TV shows like me will recognize this scenario. “I’ve already told you what I witnessed on the night of October …

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Let the Market Recover on Its Own

Last week President Obama expanded on his proposal for a government refinance program that he said would help millions of “responsible homeowners” and in turn the U.S. economy. The goal of the program is to lower monthly mortgage payments to as …

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Roundtable Discussions with Cal Haupt and J.D. Crowe: Today’s Guest is Mitch Kaminer [Part 2]

Cal Haupt, president and CEO of Southeast Mortgage of Georgia and J.D. Crowe, Senior Vice President of Southeast Mortgage of Georgia recently sat down with Mitch Kaminer, associate broker with RE/MAX Paramount Properties and President of the Atlanta Board of …

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Roundtable Discussions with Cal Haupt and J.D. Crowe Today’s Guest: Mitch Kaminer [Part 1]

Cal Haupt, president and CEO of Southeast Mortgage of Georgia and J.D. Crowe, Senior Vice President of Southeast Mortgage of Georgia recently sat down with Mitch Kaminer, associate broker with RE/MAX Paramount Properties and President of the Atlanta Board of …

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