The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Finance Helpline is proud to present a series of Workshops & Events that will educate and prepare our REALTORS® with first hand knowledgeable insight to the mortgage and housing finance system.
BACK TO BASICS WEBINAR SERIES: (All dates are tentative and subject to change)
October 20 - Alternative Financing: Overcoming Last Minute Hurdles
... is the fifth of our new free webinar series "Back to Bsics" brought to you by C.A.R.'s Finance Helpline. Join us on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 form 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Our guest speakers Danny R. Fitzpatrick from Wells Fargo and Dottie J. Sheppick from Bank of America will cover all you need to know about alternative financing options that could help you overcome any last minute hurdles.
December 9 - Funding and Closing Transactions - "The Art to Getting it Done"
The CE Shop: RESPA/TILA Changes: Are you ready? - Course
It’s on the horizon: the new integrated disclosure requirement that goes into effect on October 3, 2015. Lenders have the heavy lifting to do to get ready… but real estate salespersons will likely be answering a lot of questions asked by the clients with whom they work.
This one-hour course will get you quickly up to speed so you will be ready for the changes that will affect the lending and real estate industry, distilling the 1,888 pages of implementation requirements down into an overview that should help you answer questions buyers and sellers are sure to have.
Start your FREE course today! Just enter promo code "RESPAFREE" at checkout.
BACK TO BASICS: The FICO Myths Debunked Webinar...
... is the first of our new free webinar series “Back to Basics” brought to you by the C.A.R. Finance Helpline! The C.A.R. Finance Helpline hosted Back to Basics: FICO Myths Debunked on Wednesday, January 7th from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. FICO Principal Consultant Julie Wooding and Principal Scientist Tommy Lee dispelled the common myths of FICO and credit scores.
Here are just a few of the myths about FICO that were debunked during the session:
Checking a credit report will hurt my score Paying my debts will make my credit report instantly pristine Good credit is tied to how much money a consumer has in the bank And more…!