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By M.C. Dwyer, Santa Cruz Mountains Property Specialist
(Century 21 Showcase REALTORs)
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This isn't the first blog post from Gene Mundt that I've shared, and given his acumen, it won't be the last.     The Equifax Security Breach: Assume the Worst Typically, making assumptions is not good.  In the case of the Equifax security breach discovered on July 29, 2017?  Just the opposite is ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When you determine that you are ready to obtain a loan for your company, it’s important that you do your research in all areas. One of the most important things to do it find a commercial lender that you feel confident will get the best loan terms for you. The world of commercial loans can be co...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Sure, we all make mistakes, but some are bigger than others and can make a lasting impression on the future and success of your business. When it comes to securing commercial real estate financing, try to avoid making these mistakes.There is a lot to learn about applying for a loan for your busi...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX Advisors)
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Last week's economic reports included minutes of the Fed's Federal Open Market Committee meeting held in September along with releases on inflation and weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. FOMC Meeting Minutes Indicate December Rate Hike is No Sure ThingAccording to minutes fo...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Commercial hard money lenders are the experts that know the ins and outs of loans and investments and can help you find the loan to fit your needs. If you are ready to get a loan, these professionals can be your key to approval eligibility.  Whether your business is in need of a long-term loan t...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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As you start or grow your business, you may come upon a circumstance when you need to secure a loan to boost your business or cover some important expenses. When seeking commercial real estate financing, using collateral can help you get the right loan terms. In the world of commercial loans, co...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When your company is in need of a loan, whether it’s the first or if you have secured commercial mortgages in the past, there are still many things to consider. There are also a number of ways you can properly prepare to ensure the success of your loan application process. Even if you have a sol...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Once you've figured out that you need to secure financing to help your company get off the ground or grow to the next level, there is still more to decide. You it’s important to know which type of commercial hard money loans are best suited for the funding you need for your business.Determining ...

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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Here's some good information for those with student debt that may be preventing them from the dream of homeownership.  For more information give Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi a call:      Have Student Loan Debt? A Solution May Exist For You      I'm sure...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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Episode #109iTunes Link  In episode 109, we strike gold with interviewing one of California’s top (relational) lenders:Jason E. Gordon of AmeriFirst Financial.  Podcast Episode #109 on iTunes Jason E. Gordon  has been in the banking and lending industry since 1991, when he began his career at Wel...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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To grow any business to the next level, it’s important to have the financial backing in place to be order to afford expenditures of expansion. Short term commercial real estate financing can take your company to next level but first you’ll need to understand what will be required of you to make ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Even in today’s technological world of internet-based companies, there is still a vast need for brick and mortar businesses. When it comes time to obtain commercial mortgages on building for your company, it’s important to be aware of some of the risks and downsides, so you can try to avoid thes...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If your business needs cash to help get out of a rough slump or to continue to grow to the next level, short term commercial real estate financing can often help. By having an extra cushion of cash business owners can more easily manage their budgets and take risks when it comes to growing their ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If you need cash fast to get through a rough spot in your business or to catapult your business to the next level, you may benefit from working capital commercial real estate financing. Before applying for this type of loan, find out the benefits, and drawbacks, of this loan so you can up your c...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When it comes to securing commercial real estate financing for your business, banks and lenders will typically want to see your credit score and report. That’s because they must determine the credit risk — before deciding whether or not to approve your loan application.Credit risk is the chance ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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It’s the new American Dream to have your own business that you can run out of your own home. With the assistance of commercial hard money loans, you can take your dream of working from home and turn it into a reality!In today’s digital age, running a company remotely is perfectly within grasp — y...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate, Reverse mortgages costing more seniors their homes An increasing number of seniors face foreclosure after falling behind on property taxes or failing to meet some other requirement of the complex loans. Read more.    Upcoming Events in Pensacola, FL | Pnj Events ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate,Fannie loosens ARM downpayment rulesBorrowers using an ARM can make just a 5% downpayment on a single-family residence that's the primary home; they also need only 5% equity to refinance an ARM. Read more.   Upcoming Events in Pensacola, FL | Pnj Events - Pensacol...

By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, HUD raising up-front fees for reverse mortgages According to HUD, younger, lower-income homeowners with traditional FHA-insured loans are bailing out its money-challenged reverse mortgage program. Read more. Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & Attractions in Gu...

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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  Have Student Loan Debt? A Solution May Exist For You   I'm sure you've seen these headlines or others like them ...  "Debt-Locked: Student Loans Force Millennials to Delay Life Milestones"   "Yes, student debt is delaying homeownership" "Student Debt May Prevent Some Americans From Buying Homes...