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TD Bank Launches Three-Year Plan To Invest $10B In Affordable Homeownership

New Jersey-based TD Bank has decided to invest $10 billion in affordable homeownership initiatives by 2027, including providing loans and liquidity to the residential lending market.  The investment represents half of the bank’s three-year Community Impact Plan announced Wednesday, which will direct $20 billion to lending, philanthropy, and banking access, among other

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What To Do When Your Buyer Wants To Make A Lowball Property Offer

Let’s talk about lowball offers. What constitutes a “lowball” offer, when is it appropriate or not appropriate and how can you encourage your buyer clients to stop insisting on offering a price that’s unlikely to result in an offer? By definition, a lowball offer is an offer that is significantly

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January Demo Day: Smart Underwrite

Gateless: Smart Underwrite Smart Underwrite represents a paradigm shift in mortgage lending. Real-time automation of critical underwriting functions, like the evaluation of credit, income, and assets, can drive real-time outcomes, including immediate loan approvals. These cutting-edge solutions interrogate loan data and documentation, instantly, upon receipt. Artificial intelligence, combined with expert

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Bright MLS Teams Up With Collabra Technology

Agents subscribed to Bright MLS now have access to a built-in advertising tool through a new partnership with Collabra Technology, according to an announcement on Tuesday. Through the Bright MLS platform, subscribers will have access to Collabra’s AdBuilder, which lets agents plan and schedule paid digital advertising campaigns from the

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Demand For Mortgages Picks Up: MBA

Mortgage demand continued to increase last week, as seen in an uptick in purchase activity. Mortgage applications rose by 3.7% in the week ending Jan. 19 compared to one week earlier on a seasonally adjusted basis, per the Mortgage Bankers Association‘s (MBA) weekly mortgage applications survey. “Conventional and FHA purchase applications

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