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How To Get A West Virginia Real Estate Broker License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 28, 2017 11:21:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds, Real Estate Bonds

  Thinking of becoming licensed as a real estate broker in the state of West Virginia? The West Virginia Real Estate Commission handles the licensing process, and these are the requirements you must meet to get licensed.   ...

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Your Guide To Getting An Oregon Real Estate Marketing Organization License

By Rick Marsland on Feb 2, 2017 3:17:00 PM in

Mortgage Bonds, Real Estate Bonds

  Any person or company engaged in marketing real estate in the state of Oregon is required to be licensed under ORS 696.606.  In order to get an Oregon Real Estate Marketing Organization License, you will need to do the following:...

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Continuing Education Requirements For Mortgage Licensees

By Crystal Ignatowski on Nov 16, 2016 10:30:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  It’s that time of year again. The weight of completing your continuing education courses to maintain your mortgage license weighs heavy on your shoulders. If this is you, you are not alone. We’ve compiled this list of resources and information to help you complete your continuing education ...

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How To Become A Loan Officer In Colorado

By Jud Webre on Jan 1, 2016 2:07:00 PM in

Mortgage Bonds

What is a Mortgage Loan Officer?   A Mortgage Loan Officer is an organization or individual that works with a borrower to carry out a mortgage transaction. Mortgage Loan Officers are also called Mortgage Loan Originators, Loan Officers, or LO's.   All persons who originate a mortgage, offer to ...

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What Is The Difference Between A State Recovery Fund Vs. A Mortgage Bond?

By Duke Revard on Oct 16, 2015 5:08:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

    When you're looking into mortgage bonds, you might run across the term "recovery fund." How is a recovery fund different from a mortgage bond? Can you choose between them? While some states provide the option of contributing to a recovery fund, in most states a mortgage bond is your way of ...

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What Is SAFE Act And How Does It Relate To Mortgage Bonds?

By Duke Revard on Oct 12, 2015 7:34:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

    Is my mortgage safe? When an individual or a business is pursuing a new mortgage, they don't want to question the safety and legitimacy of their mortgage. During the mortgage meltdown of 2008, there was a lot of financial uncertainty. The SAFE ACT was the federal government's response, and it ...

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How Much Does A Mortgage Bond Cost?

By James Fleming on Aug 21, 2015 8:10:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

The business of mortgages is one that comes with a lot of responsibility. While a mortgage broker, loan originator, servicer, or banker all take part in different aspects of mortgage initiation and maintenance, each of these professionals must be responsible with a client's funds. Whatever your ...

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Does Your Company Need A Wyoming Mortgage Lender and Broker Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jul 28, 2015 10:02:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  A Wyoming Mortgage Lender and Broker Bond is a type of mortgage bond that protects your clients from dishonest or unethical actions performed by you or your company. If you or your company do not live up to your obligations to your client, then your client is protected and they will be ...

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Your Guide To The Wisconsin Mortgage Banker Bond

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jul 27, 2015 1:06:00 PM in

Mortgage Bonds

  A Wisconsin Mortgage Banker Bond is a type of mortgage bond that protects your clients from dishonest or unethical actions performed by you or your company. If you or your company do not live up to your obligations to your client as a mortgage banker, then your client is protected and they will ...

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5 Ways To Avoid Mortgage Bond Claims

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jul 23, 2015 10:42:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  Bond claims present a serious road-block to all areas of your mortgage career: your financial stability, your ability to be trusted, and your reputation. Follow the guidelines below and you should be bringing in the clients, not bringing in the claims.  ...

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