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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Call or Text Charles Stallions for any of you real estate related questions NOW. Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida Homes and Real Estate: Pensacola Realtor Charles Stallions ask,Your client’s search for manufactured home lending is over.Triad Financial Services has been a leader in MH finan...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Good advice for those about to take out a home mortgage:  Mortgage lenders weigh the risk of getting their principal and interest paid back by looking at the qualities of the prospective borrower. And due to the amount of money being requested and lent to purchase homes, those requirements can be...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Our timeshare exit team is on your side, and we are here to lend a helping hand when you need it.  We know the ways that timeshare companies try to trap you, and we can help you get the timeshare cancellation that you need. If you are one of the many Americans who are in the unfortunate position ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Buying a timeshare is easy, getting rid of a timeshare is next to impossible. With a team of legal professionals and a pocket full of scare tactics, the timeshare company does everything it can to make sure you can’t figure out how to get rid of a timeshare.  This can leave you laying awake at n...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Take it from the experts on our timeshare exit team. A timeshare can ruin your family vacations, making them something you dread rather than treasure. Ditch your no good timeshare and reclaim your vacation today! With the help of our timeshare exit team, you can get your vacation back.  Taking ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Are you one of the many Americans who owns a timeshare that you don’t want? Have you been the victim of a timeshare scam? Do you need to know how to get out of a timeshare? Are you ready to ditch your timeshare ASAP and get back to your life? If so, you are not alone. Most people who buy timeshar...

By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Service First Mortgage, NMLS #166487)
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Divorce can ruin your credit report.  Divorce is hard enough when you combine finances, it can sometimes lead to difficult situations.  Often times these difficult situations are initiated by a soon to be ex-spouse making late payments on shared accounts.These late payments appear on both of the ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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The commercial lending industry is changing rapidly. This means new opportunities for online lenders to work directly with companies embarking on ambitious development projects.So far, 2017 has been a positive year for the commercial real estate industry and, naturally, commercial real estate len...

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
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Mortgage lenders weigh the risk of getting their principal and interest paid back by looking at the qualities of the prospective borrower. And due to the amount of money being requested and lent to purchase homes, those requirements can become daunting.  Working with a trusted and qualified mortg...

By John Higgins, Branch Manager/Senior Loan Officer
(Best Choice Lending, Inc.)
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Fannie Mae HomeReady®A Low Down Payment Alternative to FHA FinancingFannie Mae has put together a program that takes FHA, and its first time homebuyer program, head on. In what has become a viable alternative to government insured low down payment programs, Fannie Mae’s HomeReady® mortgage progra...

By Karen Schimpf
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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  cc: by: https://flic.kr/p/7orBcT   Many people get denied on SBA loans and they believe that denial means they got shot down by the SBA. But the reality is that the bank turned you down. We can take that borrower, and because we have over 100 SBA lenders of all shapes and sizes, we can often g...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic reports included readings on builder confidence, housing starts and building permits issued. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.NAHB: Builder Confidence Drops by One PointThe National Association of Home Builders reported that builder ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  If you own a timeshare, the chances are that you may have been a victim of a timeshare scam or less than ethical business practice. According to our timeshare exit team reviews, the industry is full of scams and has a variety of less than honest sales tactics they use to convince you to buy a t...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  If you are having major buyer’s remorse after a spur of the moment timeshare purchase, you are not alone. When our timeshare exit team talks to timeshare customers, there are many whom are unsatisfied and desperately trying to figure out how to get rid of a timeshare. This is a common story. In...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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In a moment of vacation bliss, or weakness, you did it, you bought a timeshare. Now you are frantic and worried about increasing maintenance costs. You are trying to figure out how to get rid of a timeshare, worrying what the timeshare exit team cost will be.   You don’t know how this happened. ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  HOW and HOW MUCH Late Mortgage Payments Can Hurt You  From client info, applications, communications, mortgage industry news, marketing ideas, to social media and more, it seems like I'm reading all the time these days.  The gathering (and sharing) of info is vitally important for an LO.  But a...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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The TIMING (and success) of any future mortgage application could rely heavily on how recently a late mortgage payment was made.       HOW and HOW MUCH Late Mortgage Payments Can Hurt You     From client info, applications, communications, mortgage industry news, marketing ideas, to social media ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Buying a timeshare is a mistake. In fact, the AARP lists a timeshare as the number one, most regretted purchase. This is why our timeshare exit team exists and why thousands of people need a timeshare cancellation every year. With increasing maintenance fees, rising interest rates, and general...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If you need to know how to get rid of timeshare, you have come to the right place. The experts on our timeshare exit team are here for you when you need us. With the right help from us, you can get out of your timeshare and on with your life.  Buying a timeshare is easy. In fact, according to the...

By John Wiley, Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA
(Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty)
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The consumer is often confused about all the aspects of a mortgage. Gene Mundt has provided a very clear description of what is Escrow and how it is handled.I think this information would be valuable to share with all buyers and especially those who are First Time Home Buyers.   Mortgage Escrow A...