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By Eric J, Flannel Guy DIY
(Eric J - Dream Home Financing)
Comments 2
Stated income loans were all but eliminated back when the mortgage meltown happened. There was this feeling that too many borrowers were able to get loans when they had no business owning a home based upon their ability to repay the loan. In many instances, that is correct.The problem is back the...

By Michael Mahoney, Greater Boston & Southwest Suburbs of Boston
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Home Prices in Medfield MA Home prices were up in 2016 in Medfield, MA. See more details about Medfield Home Prices here You can keep tabs on Medfield Real Estate hereMichael MahoneyKeller Williams Real Estate617-615-9435http://www.mmahoney.com 

By Inlanta Mortgage - Madison, Serving Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota & Florida!
(Inlanta Mortgage - Madison)
Comments 25
In the summer of 2015 the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) made some changes to a wide range of its guidelines. The goal is to make sure prospective buyers are financially ready right now to buy a home and there is a reasonable chance that they can continue to afford the home. Listed below ar...

By Mike Tizzano, Full Service Mortgage Bank
(LHM Financial DBA CNN Mortgage)
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   If you talk to young people about purchasing a home one of the first questions they have is, "what do I need for a down payment?"  Well, here in Arizona there are a number of Down Payment Assistance programs available to consumers.  Towards the end of 2015 the AZ Housing Finance Authority intr...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
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We Specialize and are Experts at 5% Down Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans! 5% Down Jumbo Florida Mortgage Loan Financing Requirements 5% Down Payment & 95% loan to value for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans 65% loan to value. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,000...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 2
Florida Jumbo Loan Down Payment Requirements!  10% Down Payment for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment for second homes. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. 35% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans. 20% Down Payment second home Florida Jumbo Condo Mortgage Loans. We offer the best Jumbo Mortgag...

By Ben Gerritsen, Mortgage Loan Originator
(Mortgage Miracles Happen, NMLS ID: 1289680)
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By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
We are Experts at Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans & 10% Down Payment Jumbo Mortgage Loans! We offer the Best Jumbo Mortgage 30 Year Fixed Rates Available.  10% Down Payment for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment for second homes. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,000 Super Jumbo Max loan amount....

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
We Specialize and are Experts at 10% Down Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans! 10% Down Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loan Financing Requirements 10% Down Payment & 90% loan to value for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans 65% loan to value. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 1
Are You Relocating to Florida and You Haven't Started Your New Job Yet & You Want to Purchase a Home Before You Start Your Job?Then we can help.... We offer Job Relocation & Employment Offer Letter Mortgage Loans with Great Rates!A lot of people think mortgage qualifying involves evidence of curr...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 1
We Specialize and are Experts at Miami Jumbo Mortgage Loans! "We Think Outside the Box" Miami Jumbo Mortgage Loan Financing Requirements 10% Down Payment & 90% loan to value for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans 65% loan to value. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
We Specialize and are Experts at Low Down Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans!  Low Down Jumbo Florida Mortgage Loan Financing Requirements 5% Down Payment & 95% loan to value for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans 65% loan to value. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
We are Experts at Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans & 10% Down Payment Jumbo Mortgage Loans! We offer the Best Jumbo Mortgage 30 Year Fixed Rates Available. 10% Down Payment for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment for second homes. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,000 Super Jumbo Max loan amount....

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
VA Construction Loans.What is a Florida VA Construction Mortgage Loan and how does it work?A VA 0% down payment construction to permanent mortgage loan combines the features of a construction loan and a traditional long term 15 or 30 year fixed rate residential mortgage loan with a single loan cl...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
80/10/10 Piggyback Loan - The Piggyback Mortgage that avoids PMIWhat is a 80 10 10 Piggyback Second Mortgage Loan and how does it work?A 80-10-10 Combination Loan is a piggyback loan option that allows customers to make home ownership a reality with as little as 10% down. The 80-10-10 Combination...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
We Specialize and are Experts at 5% Down Florida Jumbo Mortgage Loans! 5% Down Jumbo Florida Mortgage Loan Financing Requirement 5% Down Payment & 95% loan to value for owner occupied. 15% Down Payment Investment Jumbo Mortgage Loans 65% loan to value. $3,000,000 maximum loan amount. $10,000,000 ...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 0
Are You Relocating to Florida and You Haven't Started Your New Job Yet & You Want to Purchase a Home Before You Start Your Job?Then we can help.... We offer Job Relocation & Employment Offer Letter Mortgage Loans with Great Rates!A lot of people think mortgage qualifying involves evidence of curr...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
Many buyers need to understand how their debt-to-income ratio affects what they can qualify for in a loan for a home.  Here's a great explanation from Diane Beaumont : When you're delving into the market in the hopes of finding your dream home, it's likely you'll come across the term debt-to-inco...

By Scott Thompson, Disaster Management/Urban Warfare Tactician +
Comments 3
Our dear and treasured friends @Ocwen just recieved a pleasant little invite to court.  Turns out 20 States Attorneys General and a Banking Commissioner would like to chat. Ocwen Sued, Shut Down in Multiple States

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 1
VA Construction Mortgage Loans with Zero Down Payment! We also offer VA Jumbo Construction Loans. A VA 0% down payment construction to permanent mortgage loan combines the features of a construction loan and a traditional long term 15 or 30 year fixed rate residential mortgage loan with a single ...