The LO Down on RESPA Violations

Posted by Sawyer Jones on November 01, 2019

A thing of value under $25 is safe, right? Nope. Common misconception that has spread around the industry like wildfire. Any thing of value for a referral is potentially up to $10,000 in fines and/or a year in prison. Here is the CFPB's...

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The LO Down on Targeted Advertising

Posted by Sawyer Jones on October 18, 2019

Keep it secret, keep it safe. Or not. You're probably better off just advertising compliantly so that you actually get more business. Watch this short video on some upcoming changes to the way Facebook is handling advertisements for the housing...

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When you're fishing for borrowers...

Posted by Sawyer Jones on October 11, 2019

 

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Renewals - The LO Down in 60

Posted by Sawyer Jones on October 04, 2019

Details are everything when you're renewing your license. Enjoy your CE this year by following this link: www.knowledgecoop.com/lodownIssues that we face when trying to bank your CE hours:1. Name is spelled incorrectly when you sign up for CE2....

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The LO Sketch: When it's January 2nd and your LOS gets shut off

Posted by Sawyer Jones on September 27, 2019

 

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HMDA Collection - LO Down in 60

Posted by Sawyer Jones on September 20, 2019

Collecting HMDA data correctly is very important. There are reporting implications involved but also proving loan data numbers is good for business! Do you still need your 2019 CE?  Sign up for your classes here: www.knowledgecoop.com/lodown

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The LO Sketch: When you literally can't see race:

Posted by Sawyer Jones on September 13, 2019

 

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The LO Down: The Bill Comes Due For Equifax

Posted by Sawyer Jones on August 02, 2019

 

 

Equifax is writing checks and offering free credit monitoring , the GSE Patch is on its way out, and homebuyers are fleeing the coast! Check out the link below to find out if you were affected by the Equifax breach and if you qualify for...

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The LO Down: Amazon is "Giving Away Money", so We're Giving Away CE!

Posted by Sawyer Jones on July 26, 2019

Amazon continues to push into the Real Estate world by offering incentives to buy their homes, and Credit Scores are no longer necessary to qualify for a loan! Good or Bad?

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The LO Down: Are Your Devices Listening to You?

Posted by Sawyer Jones on July 19, 2019

With so many households, places of business, and professional offices having voice-activated smart home devices, what is happening with all of the audio info? A recent release from Google acknowledges that they actively employ contractors to...

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