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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, Fed leaves rates alone - but it's closer to selling off bonds The Fed announced that it wouldn't raise short-term interest rates, which is good for adjustable-rate mortgages. But it might start to sell off its bonds in the fall, which would probably start to pus...

By Hal Timinsky, Closing Loans is My Business
(Envoy Mortgage)
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Equifax Inc., one of the nation's "big three" credit reporting bureaus, announced a cybersecurity breach potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the announcement, criminals exploited a website application vulnerability between mid-May through July 2017 and gai...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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One would think that Equifax would take the ethical way and handle freezing American's accounts for them but, alas, what do you expect from a company who held onto information of a hack for nearly two months! Oh, and then the top execs sell off millions of dollars in stock value? Hmm..Fantastic a...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When it comes to your business, you need to find an experienced Texas Commercial Mortgage professional that can help guide you through the lending process based on their expertise. Find the right lender by ensuring they meet these three simple criteria.They have experience in your niche — It’s im...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When shopping for a Texas Commercial Mortgage lender, there are multiple things to consider before making your choice. Read on for tips on how to choose the right lender to ensure a successful transaction and the right loan for your business.Make sure the fees and interest rates are fair and with...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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One of the best ways to loosen a tight cash flow situation or get your small or growing business off the ground is through a short term loan. Once you’ve secured capital via a Commercial Lending Texas outlet, you need to manage those finances to ensure you can continue to build your company while...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Working capital Texas Commercial Loans can benefit a business that is short on cash flow or experiencing a slow period. Learn about how working capital Texas Commercial Loans work, and the pros and cons of these types of business loans. Working capital refers to the cash money a business has to c...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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For businesses that need a lot of expensive equipment to start or grow their businesses, Texas Commercial Loans can be the ideal avenue for cash advance. Equipment loans have their own unique set of specifications so here are some tips to help you understand the requirements, pros and cons of thi...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Before applying for a Texas Commercial Loans, there are some things you should keep in mind to make sure your business affairs are in order. This way, you can increase your chances of getting approved for the finances you need. “What do I need a loan for?” Determining what you need the loan for a...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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It’s no secret that a clear credit history and a high credit score are important factors banks and lenders look at closely when reviewing a loan application. However, even businesses that have yet to establish a good credit history or a high credit scores can repair their credit to they can obtai...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Applying for short term Texas Commercial Loans is a much different process than applying for a long-term loan. There are many options and ways to increase your chances of eligibility for the loan your business needs. Before applying, doing some background research online can help you determine th...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Short term Texas Commercial Loans can help a business grow to the next level or get through some cash-tight times. Find out how to evaluate your business’s needs and learn about the expectations you’ll be required to meet before the loan application is approved.When a company is in need of cash f...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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It now appears it is up to each one of us to protect our privacy regardless of all the claims that our information is safe. Read on.... 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?...

By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Are you planning on renovating or remodeling your house in Auburn or your house in Opelika?  If so, explore the pros and cons of some of the post popular home loans for your renovation or remodel. If you’re planning a remodel, home addition or even buying a fixer upper, you’re probably going to r...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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As a former loan agent, going back over 25 years, I have been pondering the notion that perhaps lenders should bring back the Stated Income/Stated Asset (SISA) loans.  Maybe bring back a stated income (only) loan.  A lot of people make money off rents, dividends, etc. and do not like to provide a...

By David Bailey and Erika Bailey, "Creating Clients for Life" Cell # 631-589 3600
(The Mortgage Outlet NMLS # 36861)
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Mortgage Myth #8: MY Credit Karma Score is Great So CanYou Use It? This is the one of the biggest myths in our industry that most borrower do not understand.  Credit Karma and Fico are two different types of credit providing services. Credit Karma is an independent website that provides users fre...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Knowing what your company’s goals are in investing in commercial real estate is one thing. Getting the financing and turning them into a reality is another.Financing your next real estate investment is far simpler when you have the help of proven professionals. is investing in commercial real est...

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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 September 1, 2017 Sees Appraisal-Free Purchase Mortgages Become Available from Fannie and Freddie Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have recently come out with new directives and notifications relating to requirements on appraisals ...  What are those changes?As of September 1, 2017:  On transactions f...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 This breach will affect so many and good idea to assume you will or have been affected.  Take action to check your credit, and/or freeze your accounts to protect your credit.  Excellent post by Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi  on how we can take action to...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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There are many choices when it comes to ways to get a loan for your growing business. If you’ve been rejected by a traditional bank loan or would rather seek a non-conventional option, one of these alternative Texas Commercial Loans might be right for you.A merchant cash advance is an alternative...