Author: Amy Platero

Form-of-the-Week: Further Encumbrance Consent, and Note Enforcement Provisions — Forms 410 and 418-5

These forms are used by a prospective junior lender or carryback seller when the real estate is encumbered by an existing first mortgage containing a due-on clause, to obtain consent from the lender holding the mortgage to further encumber the property with a second mortgage, and by a loan broker or escrow officer when originating a mortgage with the lender or carryback seller, to include a guarantee, exculpatory or governing law provision in the promissory note.

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CalPaces for Recruiting: Soliciting prospective hires

This is the second article in our series covering broker recruitment strategies. This article details the main types of hires available to a broker, provides techniques to solicit prospective talent and advises on how to alter the solicitation approach depending upon the type of hire. The first article covers the creation and maintenance of a broker’s recruiting plan and goals.

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