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By Patty Clark, Helping Families Make the Right Move
(Metro Brokers/Morningside Homes, LLC)
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There is a little-known mortgage program that could provide the vehicle for the right person to get into a home.  If a person sells their home to another for less than the fair market value, the difference in the appraised value and the sales price is considered a gift of equity for the buyer. F...

By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(EXIT Real Estate Associates)
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Mortgage Bankers Association October 2018 Rate ForecastThe October 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association rate forecast for the 30 year fixed rate mortgage is showing a continual and gradual increase through the final quarter of 2018.  Looking ahead the average interest rate is forecast to plateau at ...

By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Service First Mortgage, NMLS #166487)
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Divorce? Top 10 Things You Should Know About Your Mortgage When Going Through a Texas Divorce.  If you are currently in the process of a divorce or contemplating divorce and you have real estate and mortgage financing, there are many things you should consider. You can request a copy of the “Top ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Survey: Most buyers now seek financing firstAt one time, buyers relied on their Realtor to tell them how much house they could afford – but today, most buyers figure it out on their own. Read more.  Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for any of you real ...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Virginia VA Home LoanUS Military Eligible for VA Benefits Almost all members on active duty and veterans of the US Military are eligible for VA benefits. One of those benefits is a Virginia VA Home Loan. If you live here, are stationed, working or moving into Virginia, Good To Go Mortgage can hel...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Gulf Breeze 32561 and Florida News, Mortgage shopping saves Fla. buyers up to $1,300 per yearNot all mortgages are created equal. A LendingTree study looked at lending competition and found Fla. buyers can save serious money by comparison shopping. Read more.    THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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 Things to consider when acquiring Loans to Flip Houses in Arizona. The who, what, where, when, and why.So, you have set your sights set upon the potential lucre of flipping houses. Maybe you’ve watched enumerable hours of HGTV. Maybe you’ve seen your friend low-ball a house at auction, install a...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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       How an Airbnb Business in Arizona may let you tap into rental income.In the beginning there were normal rental businesses, and normal rental businesses were the way to run things. Then God spoke. Airbnb emerged from the darkness, and its opportunities were good.Ground control to Major Tom—...
Understanding Arizona Private Money Lenders and their relationship with both lenders and investorsArizona Private Money Lenders are individuals or investment groups that are not backed by an official financial organization. They are not banks and they usually do not advertise to the public. Inst...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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How to invest in real estate with Arizona Fix and Flip Loans Before applying for an Arizona Fix and Flip Loan, you need set a plan in motion. First, locate a property and analyze the surrounding neighborhood comparing the retail values of homes that have recently sold in the area. Put a number o...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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  You are in the flipping game, and you're just brimming with hopeful expectations about your next project. The house is a diamond in the rough, and in your capable hands, you will polish it into a sparkling gem. You are ready to apply for a loan, but what if things don't quite go according to pl...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Get more returns with Arizona Rental Property Loans.First off, property investment attracts investors wanting to use funding from a bank, instead pulling an ungodly amount of cash out of pocket. Do you have to be a million or billionaire? No. Not at all. You just need to secure the funding and p...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic readings included readings from the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, National Association of Realtors® report on sales of pre-owned homes and Commerce Department readings on housing starts and building permits issued. Weekly reports on mortgage rate...
 Who are Arizona Hard Money Lenders? What part do they play in the finance industry?Arizona Hard Money Lenders are private or individual investors providing asset-based funding. When considering granting a loan, these lenders focus on collateral value and equity rather than creditworthiness. For ...

By Gary Massey, CPA, Atlanta's Small Business CPA
(Massey and Company CPA)
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The 2018 tax act impacted meals and entertainment deductions for businesses in a number of important ways.  Here are the big changes: Entertainment expenses - no longer deductible Meals at company parties, picnics and events - 100% deductible, as long as more than 50% of the people in attendance ...
  100% LTV Arizona Hard Money Lenders are here to help you get funded without putting any cash down!“No money, no honey.” If you’ve dealt with financing in the past, you know the drill. Cash down is needed to settle the LTV and secure a loan. But what if there were an alternative to this plot? Wh...
Arizona Hard Money Loans can build your credit score and get you back on your feet.Welcome to—The Information Age—an era where the IRS, government, and banking system—even Facebook and Google—are keen at storing away personal data. Your credit score, social security number, and private informati...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews DAC Broker and Appraiser
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Mortgage Tip # 1 Check Your Own CreditIt is important not to let any third party check your credit before you are ready to borrow or buy. Every time there is a credit check done that check is recorded and tends to lower your score. So How Do I Check My Own Credit ?That's easy just go to https://w...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Virginia VA LoansAffordable Financing for Active Duty Military and VeteransVirginia VA loans are an exceptionally affordable financing option for eligible military members. If you are active duty, veteran or surviving spouse living in Virginia this loan is your key to home ownership. Virginia VA ...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Atlanta Buckhead.MidtownNon-US Citizens Mortgage Steps Infographic In the United States, a Non-US Citizen may obtain a Mortgage to purchase a Home or Condominium unit. While mostly the same as a standard Mortgage Application, one or two details may vary.       Contact us: Atlanta Homes ODAT Realt...