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Steps Toward Leveling the Playing Field for MLOs

If you want to be a hair stylist in the state of Georgia, you have to graduate from a cosmetology school or complete an apprenticeship program, take and pass an exam, pay fees and complete five hours of education every …

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Mortgage Fraud Up in Georgia

You’ve heard the saying – “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” That certainly holds true in the mortgage industry, where instances of fraud are increasing and it’s not just the lenders who are being hurt …

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The Value of Industry Partnerships

Every month a few members of the Client Relationship Management team from Southeast Mortgage pack up their professional photography equipment and head to Alpharetta where they host a social for Realtors and take new headshot portraits of anyone who wants …

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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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The Quiet Change Benefits Consumers

Prior to the financial crisis, mortgages were sold and delivered nearly as easily as filling out a change of address slip at the post office for your new home. Anyone could choose to sell mortgages and anyone with a small …

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