An Insider’s Look Into How Secondary Marketing Evaluates LOs

In this webinar we’ll explore the long-term financial impacts of renegotiations, extensions and fallouts, plus basic guidelines to be viewed as a professional by your secondary marketing department

HousingWire Annual Virtual Summit

Did you miss out on HousingWire Annual? We have you covered! Join us virtually on October 25 for a chance to see hand picked sessions from our in-person HousingWire Annual in Frisco. Register now for FREE!

How brokers can help today’s unique borrower

The average borrower has drastically changed throughout the years. More borrowers are self-employed, work remotely and have multiple streams of income. Learn about the tools to assist any borrower quickly and effectively.

Volly’s Grant Moon on challenges facing veterans

In this episode of HousingNews, we are joined by Grant Moon who discusses the difficulties veterans face during the home-buying process and misconceptions about VA loans.

The case for (and against) killing the mortgage interest deduction

The chairmen of the president’s deficit commission skewered a number of sacred cows in their widely discussed, and widely criticized, report. But few ideas have received more outrage than the plan to limit the mortgage interest deduction — the costliest tax giveaway in the United States. What is the mortgage interest deduction and why should we want to reduce it? Here’s the rule: Every year, most homeowners are still paying interest on their house. But the IRS helps them out by letting them keep an amount equal to their mortgage interest multiplied by their tax rate. This amount is “deducted” or subtracted from their taxable income, reducing their tax bill. With this benefit in 2012, the federal government will give homeowners more than $130 billion — more than two and a half times the entire Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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