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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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House flipping can be a lucrative venture. Learn from others who have come before you—their mistakes as well as their successes—and the types of Texas Commercial Real Estate loans that work for these projects.This Texas Commercial Real Estate investment strategy is making a comeback after its dec...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Commercial investment sales are down from the historic highs of last year due, in part, to tightening of conventional commercial lending. Alternative lenders are stepping in to fill the gap.While all commercial properties are seeing price gains, the investment sales volume is down. July’s volume ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Traditional Texas Commercial Real Estate and private hard money lenders differ in their requirements and funding strategy. Here are just a few of their unique characteristics that may help you determine which Texas Commercial Mortgage is right for your next real estate venture.When you think of f...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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You may be turning to a private hard money lender for needed capital for a business loan, a real estate investment, or the purchase of a new home. Whatever the reason, there are a few tips to consider that may just help you get the Texas Commercial Loan you are seeking.A hard money lender bases t...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Commercial loans from traditional lenders are difficult to come by for those just starting their business. Fortunately, there are alternatives including online, factoring, crowdfunding and private hard money lendingIf you are a recent low credit risk startup, you have probably obtained a commerc...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Turning an old building that has seen better days into a well-loved and useful structure that the community can be proud of comes with great reward as well as frustration. Here, then, are some tips for your next repurposing project and how to find Texas Commercial Lending for this type of venture...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Numerous borrowers use hard money loans for a variety of reasons. From real estate investors looking for Texas Commercial Lending options to home buyers and businesses, there is usually a private hard money lender that can fund your next project or purchase.Many erroneously believe that the only ...
So you’ve taken the plunge and now have your first apartment complex under your belt. You may feel a little overwhelmed or eager to dive in with both arms overhead. Either way, there are some important decisions you are going to have to make regarding occupancy, rent price, operations, and commer...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
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This is a very sensitive issue.So as to spread the word, here is a re-post.Thanks a lot, Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi.The Equifax Security Breach: Assume the Worst The Equifax Security Breach: Assume the Worst Typically, making assumptions is not good. ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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The housing market has definitely made a recovery from the lows of the Great Recession. Here are the markets to avoid and to embrace and the current Texas Commercial Lending trends.For those individuals looking to delve into the lucrative real estate investment strategy known as single-family hom...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Obtaining that first Texas Commercial Loan is one of the major stumbling blocks that keeps want-to-be real estate investors from turning their dream into a reality. There are options and one may be just the right one for your needs.If lack of funds is holding you back from making your move into r...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Traditional lenders have tightened up their lending standards since the subprime mortgage crisis. Find out how to qualify for a Texas Commercial Loan and what options are available.Texas Commercial Lenders have tightened their lending standards since the Great Recession. While the requirements ha...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX Advisors)
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Last week's economic news was slim due to the Labor Day Holiday. Scheduled releases included the Fed's Beige Book Report and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. Beige Book Cites Concerns Over U.S. Auto IndustryFederal Reserve Board members shared anecdotes from their respect...

By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Service First Mortgage, NMLS #166487)
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By now, I’m sure that you have heard about the Equifax security breach. My friends at Rising Point Solutions put this information together for you. At the Richard Woodward Mortgage Team, we are always looking for ways to help our customers.While this isn’t the largest security breach that has hap...

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, Freddie Mac to restrict 1% down payment mortgagesWhile Freddie takes 3% down loans, some lenders "granted" 2% to borrowers and sold mortgages as 1% down loans - a tactic Freddie won't allow after Nov 1. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & Attraction...

By Rob Spinosa, Executive Loan Advisor, Marin Mortgage Pro
(RPM Mortgage, Marin County, CA)
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Can I Consolidate My Student Loans with My Mortgage? Let's face it, buying a home is hard enough.  But if you've been able to do so while still holding some of the debt accumulated during your college and post-graduate years, your life is about to get a little easier. New cash-out refinance guide...

By Russell Smith, Team Move Creator - Ask me your tough questions!
(Team Move OVM Financial)
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It is no secret that student loans cause debt ratio issues when qualifying for a home loan. While mortgage lending hasn’t caught up with student loan debt payment options, there are great solutions available. So let’s share creative ways millennials and first time buyers with even large student d...

By Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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Please pay attention!  I know we're in the middle of another disaster but if you can READ this article and do whatever you can do to protect yourself in the future. This is for real folks. The Equifax Security Breach: Assume the Worst Typically, making assumptions is not good.  In the case of the...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Hurricane Harvey is gearing up to be the second most costliest natural catastrophe to hit the United States. Investors and developers are already reaching out to commercial lending institutions in search of funding.In addition to the immense devastation and human tragedy caused by Hurricane Harv...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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By now most everyone knows about the massive security breach at Equifax and the potential for about 1 in 2 adults to have been affected. Here are some important thingsto know and do, without delay. The Equifax Security Breach: Assume the Worst Typically, making assumptions is not good.  In the ca...