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By Gary & Melynda Wolter (CRS) 480-269-1164, Relentless, Reliable, Premiere Personal Service
(Keller Williams Integrity First)
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Your homeowners insurance covers more than just your home. Sometimes making a claim may lead to increased premiums for the next few years, however.Common CoverageLawsuits against you stemming from incidents that did not occur on your property. The liability section of your policy does not just pr...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Commercial lenders are there to lend a helping hand when companies need extra assistance with financing. But not every borrower is experienced enough to know what to expect when looking for the right lender for their business goals.Sometimes your company needs some extra financing to restructure...

By Steve and Eleanor Thorne, Mortgage Loan Johnston County
(Equity Resources, NMLS 60596)
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There are several different ways to finance a new custom home, most commonly, you would pick out a lot, and find a Builder who will build the home to your specifications.  This “Custom Home” loan, or construction loan, would be in your name – and the builder would receive “draws” or lump sum amou...

By Keith Landis, Pennsylvania - "Your Pennsylvania Mortgage Source"
(Keystone Home Finance - NMLS#834342 - Conventional - FHA - VA -USDA - Jumbo Programs - Direct Phone 412-726-1654)
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Looking to buy a home in Indiana County, Pennsylvania? You might want to make a quick check to see if you and the property are eligible for a Pennsylvania USDA Mortgage, also known as a Pennsylvania USDA Rural Development Loan. Here's Why... USDA home loans offer a few benefits that other mortgag...

By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
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With the housing market continuing to be tight, there is a need for new construction in Northern California.  When obtaining construction funding through the banks is not possible, an alternative to consider is hard money.  We can help with Northern California hard money construction loans.  Whet...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Quality Service, Exceptional Results, Since 1987
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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New mortgage rules in Canada will implement a "stress test" on everyone looking for a mortgage... It will not just be the high ratio mortages any longer.. its everone.. which could have a negative effect on the 2018 real estate market.  This change will be implemeneted in January, 2018. Here is t...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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As you navigate the budget and necessary finances for keeping up with your business expenses, you may decide you need a loan. Working with a commercial lender can help ensure you get the best loan, and terms, for your business.There is no reason to be hesitant to work with a commercial lender bec...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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So you don’t have a 700+ credit score and you’ve received a few dings on your credit history… in business, this scenario is sometimes unavoidable. However, you can still get financing via commercial hard money loans even with bad credit – with these tips.The fact is most people and business owne...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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At some point in your life you may need to think about working with a commercial lender. You want to make sure that you have clear expectations and know what you are doing when it comes to all of your financial decisions. That is why it is best to be prepared and keep an open line of communicati...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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With the third quarter coming to a close quickly, many are hoping that the start of the fourth quarter will bring a boost to commercial real estate financing. Due to a slow start at the beginning of the year, the market has not quite recovered and there are a number of reasons that the industry ...

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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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 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 ...