October 24, 2018

The impact of over regulating the mortgage industry and the welcoming back of the Sub Prime Industry that is now called Non-QM.

Was your mortgage application denied because you are self-employed? I'm guessing you just wasted a credit inquiry and probably 3 to 50 hours o...

March 30, 2018

How can self-driving cars disrupt the real estate industry? It seems unlikely that these two industries would be connected, however when we think about proximity, it makes sense why. People value proximity to work, shopping, schools, commuting centers, etc. Proximity a...

March 12, 2018

There are many different ways to earn supplemental income; the more diverse your income stream is, the more flexibility you have in controlling your finances and achieving financial independence. Real estate investing is often seen as a way to earn more supplemental in...

January 22, 2018

It's almost been almost a month into the new year and The Sound Mortgage is excited to be working on some great projects for this year and we are excited to see what the markets have in store for us this year. But first, let us recap what occured in 2017 for the real e...

October 27, 2017

We are witnessing firsthand the Seattle population boom, with a large percentage being millennials. Seattle is not just your average corporate city. And here at The Sound Mortgage, we like to think of ourselves as the ‘suitless’ brokerage company that prefers comfort o...

The University of Washington sits north of the city on 703 acres among a vast campus that has a range of architecture throughout. Starting in the beginning of 2016, the university began a multi-million dollar project to tear down some of the older existing dorms, and r...

September 15, 2017

It can be difficult to obtain a commercial mortgage loan. There are issues like economic conditions and your ability to relate to the interest of the lender. Knowing different aspects of a lenders approach will help you through your request.

1. Stay Organized and Be Pre...

August 30, 2017

Portfolio loans are increasingly valuable investment opportunities. Not only can you package residential properties into a portfolio, but all types of residential rental assets. This means you can package multifamily, duplex, apartment, and other residential rental pro...

August 22, 2017

If you are a commercial loan officer at a bank, you’ve likely had to turn down loans for clients because their credentials and credit history do not fit the bank's set programs or strict guidelines. Although most guidelines aren’t flexible enough to get to close at you...

August 14, 2017

Syndication (n):  a group of individuals or organizations combined or making a joint effort to carry out specific transactions or negotiations. 

Modern Syndicate: Elevating that “joint effort” to a level of combined expertise and diverse group resources t...

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Mortgage Nightmares: Dodd Frank Regulations, 1 out of 2 Applications are turned down

October 24, 2018

Self-Driving Cars vs Real Estate

March 30, 2018

Supplemental Income: Passive or Active Investing?

March 12, 2018

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