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Upfront Mortgage Brokers Listed by State
IMPORTANT NOTICE:  BEFORE CONTACTING BROKERS LISTED BELOW, READ  "HOW TO DEAL WITH A UMB" Upfront Mortgage Brokers as of December 10, 2005  Arizona Resident Brokers Keith Carothers, AZ Mortgage Dr. Fee: Negotiated on a case-by-case basis www.azmortgagedr ... more...

Mortgage Auction (or Lead Generation) Sites
May 20, 2002 I Do Auction Sites Work For Borrowers? "You have discussed internet referral sites and individual lender sites, but I don?t see any reference to Lending Tree, which does a lot of advertising. Where does it fit?" Lending Tree is what I call ... more...

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Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Broker A company or a qualified person that obtains mortgages for borrowers by finding lending institutions, insurance companies or private sources to lend the money. If a person, mortgage broker called a loan officer. A mortgage broker works for you, not for the ... more...

Ginnie Mae, Government National Mortgage Association, GNMA
Ginnie Mae, Government National Mortgage Association, GNMA GNMA or "Ginnie Mae," is an agency within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A government-owned agency, it buys mortgages from lending institutions and pools them to form securities, which it ... more...

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All About Predatory Mortgage Lending
We have all heard the stories in the press about elderly people losing their homes due to unfair lending practices. Most reputable banks would never consider bilking their customers out of their life savings but there are many small, private lenders that would only be too happy at the opportunity ... more...

Set Aside Foreclosure and Decree and Motion for New Trial
Prove Up of the ClaimTo recover on a promissory note the Plaintiff (lender) must prove existence of the note.To recover on a promissory note, the plaintiff must prove:(1) the existence of the note in question;(2) that the party sued signed the note;(3) that the plaintiff is the owner or holder of ... more...

Mortgage Financing: Beware of Predatory Lenders
In November 2005, Montgomery County, Maryland's county council enacted legislation to expand the categories of discriminatory lending activities associated with discriminatory housing practices and increased the maximum fine for such activities from $5,000 to $500,000. The council sited practices ... more...

13 Extra Costs to be Aware of Before Buying a Home
Whether you're looking to buy your first home, or trading up to a larger one, there are many costs - on top of the purchase price - that you must figure into your calculation of affordability. These extra fees, such as taxes and other additional costs, could surprise you with an unwanted financial ... more...

Are You A Victim Of A Predatory Mortgage Foreclosure?
Help is available to borrowers who have claims against their lenders for violating the Truth in Lending Act and other laws regulating credit transactions. Such violations may be a defense to a mortgage foreclosure. If there is a violation, you may be able to void the mortgage and apply 100% of your ... more...

Predatory Mortgage Lenders How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
Predatory lenders are anyone that takes advantage of homeowners and their mortgages. Predatory lenders charge excessive fees for their services or force homeowner to purchase products or services they dont need. You can save yourself headaches and aggravation along with thousands of dollars by ... more...

Mortgage Glossary - A Glossary of Mortgage Terms You Should Know
Acceleration Clause A clause in a mortgage defining that the entire outstanding balance can become due and payable should mortgage default occur. If the entire balance is not paid, the property will be foreclosed.Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) Mortgage with interest rates that may be adjusted by ... more...

Mortgage Financing: Be Aware of the Seven Signs of Predatory Lending
If you're shopping for a home loan, you can save thousands of dollars by being aware of predatory lending practices, in which you're charged too much for your loan or are forced to buy services you don't really need. You can protect yourself by learning to recognize the signs of predatory lending. ... more...

Bad Credit Mortgage Lenders - The 3 Most Common Subprime Lending Scams
Legitimate sub-prime lenders provide a needed service to many wishing to buy a home. By offering financing to those with adverse credit, sub-prime lenders offer a valuable financing options. However, predatory lenders take advantage of people with poor credit by charging excessive fees, forcing ... more...

A New Choice for Home Financing: Correspondent Lenders
When you begin your search for a new home loan, one of the first things to consider is where you'll get the money. Your basic choices will be mortgage brokers and banks.Your first instinct may be to go with your local bank, who you know from doing business with them for other things, such as your ... more...

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