Training

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Live Webinar Calendar

Understanding and Reviewing Appraisals

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
A well done appraisal report might take you through some twists and turns but the ending should not surprise you. Let our team walk you through the 1004 (Uniform Residential Appraisal Report) and show you how it is like reading a story.

Facebook Strategies for Mortgage Professionals

Monday, February 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
Social Media, particularly Facebook, is one of the most valuable touch points you can have with your customers and prospects. This 60-minute webinar will provide you with the information, insights and strategies that you need to successfully engage your target audience on Facebook and Facebook Messenger.

How to Present a Reverse Mortgage

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
There are many unique characteristics and benefits of the reverse mortgage program that are often misunderstood by potential senior prospects. This webinar is designed to help you “organize” loan benefits, risks and loan figures in a way that will help borrower’s better understand how a reverse mortgage loan works, and what it means for the future equity and ownership of the borrower’s home.

Plaza's VA Renovation Loans (Wholesale & Mini-Correspondent)

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 12:30 PM PST
Affordable, move-in ready homes are harder to find in the current market, and securing the necessary funds for fixer uppers can be a complex process. The VA Renovation loan, valid for purchases or refinances, allows VA-qualified borrowers to easily fund the cost of a purchase or re-fi and include the costs of renovations, up to $50,000, into a single loan.

Let's Talk USDA (Correspondent)

Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
Many home buyers are seeking the slower pace of rural life, shown by the increasing number of people moving from metropolitan areas to smaller communities – so let’s talk about meeting those buyer’s needs with Plaza’s USDA Guaranteed Rural Housing Loan Program. Join us as we discuss the highlights of this program - like 100% LTVs, low FICO requirements, and more – that’s designed for rural communities.

Negotiate the Numbers - The Basics

Friday, February 18, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
Join us to learn how to determine qualifying income for self-employed borrowers and understand the different business structures related to Sole Proprietorships (Schedule C), Partnerships (Form 1065), S Corporations (Form 1120S) and Corporations (Form 1120). Recognize cash-flow adjustments, which deductions are required, and which are allowable add-backs. Learn when a Profit and Loss Statement is needed. Net Operating Losses and Personal Debt Paid by Business will be discussed.

Plaza's VA Renovation Loans (Correspondent)

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 12:30 PM PST
In support of our dedicated active and retired service members, Plaza Home Mortgage is pleased to offer a VA Renovation program that’s like having two loans in one – with no down payment for VA-eligible borrowers. The VA Renovation Program is available for purchase or refinance, and allows for up to $50,000 in additional funding toward remodeling, renovations and repairs. Join us to learn about all the other program features and how to leverage this great product from Plaza.

Manufactured Housing - Finance Options Crafted to Your Borrower’s Needs (Wholesale and Mini-Correspondent)

Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 11:00 AM PST
As housing prices reach new peaks, buyers are looking for more affordable housing options. We get that. That’s why Plaza Home Mortgage® offers manufactured housing as an option on most of our conforming loan programs. Please join us to discuss this property type in more detail!