1st MMCD Volunteer Day at the Oakland Zoo – Anne-Marie Hsieh

(Special thanks goes to Anne-Marie Hsieh for organizing and managing this whole process) There was a small, but VERY MIGHTY group of us, blazing the trail for our 1st MMCD Volunteer Day at the Oakland Zoo on Saturday!!!! A gigantic thank you to Danielle Danson (and her friend Amanda!), Brittany Christensen (who drove ONE HOUR […]

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Award Winning Enterprise Social Network Powers Mason – McDuffie Mortgage’s Knowledge Sharing Culture

Mason-McDuffie Mortgage has successfully implemented their Bloomfire community as an internal knowledge sharing and collaboration tool. Bloomfire allows them to communicate in real-time across multiple time-zones. Mason – McDuffie Mortgage has seen a decrease in the amount of emails sent – instead their employees are engaging within their Bloomfire. It’s their ‘go-to’ for answers to […]

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MBS Securities – The Week Ahead

Headline News and Market Report “Bond Market News and Perspective for Mortgage Professionals” Monday, July 15, 2013   Retail Sales Up 0.4% in June, weaker than expected, with strength coming from strong Automobile and Gasoline sales.  Excluding motor vehicles and gasoline, retail sales dropped 0.1%.   gasoline station sales increased 0.7%, and sales at auto dealers […]

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Mortgage Rates – Perspective

National Average Contract Mortgage Rate: Historical Data About the National Average Contract Mortgage Rate – Current Value – Historical Data Starting from January of 1990 National Average Contract Mortgage Rate History Starting from January of 1980   1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 January 11.78 13.24 15.37 13.04 11.70 12.09 […]

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