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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Homes and Real Estate: Average mortgage rates edge lower: 30-year at 3.89%The FRM rate is down marginally from last week's 3.9%, though still higher than a year ago when it averaged 3.65%. However, despite low rates, the housing market remains hampered by tight mortgage credit standards. Rea...

By Karen Schimpf, When the Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED!
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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  cc: by: https://flic.kr/p/22MByYo   Deal of the Week!     $2.4 Million Horizontal Construction Loan-Residential Subdivision Location: Idaho Type - Borrower was a solid builder that had the financing in place to build the homes, ("vertical"), but needed money to run the pipes, sewer, etc. out t...

By Karen Rittenhouse, Real Estate Investor
(www.JKKPropertyInvestors.com)
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Your Thinking is Limited I recently discussed two big brain bursts that happened when I got involved in real estate investing, two burst that changed my thinking forever. Before I had them, I didn’t even know how tightly the lid was screwed onto my brain.You may not realize it, but your thinking ...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic news included readings for Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, Commerce Department readings on construction spending and the University of Michigan's reading on consumer confidence. Labor sector reports on jobs growth and the national unemployment rate were posted along with wee...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Do 100 LTV Hard Money Lenders offer no money down financing to real-estate investors? The answer is yes, but, only for a certain type of borrower. Say you want to secure financing for the full market value of your next investment property. This is known as a 100 LTV loan and it is something of ...

By Bob Thompson, 562.344.5626 | Stated Income & HELOCs, BT Capital Advisors - Commercial & Residential
(BT Capital Advisors, CEO/Senior Account Executive)
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  #FIXandFlip - 25% down - 1yr loan !     * Interest reserve available - make no payments during renovation* True #StatedIncome* 3 months reserves requirements   No Income verification needed.  3 months PITI reserves needed post closing. Rates from 7.25% NO minimum FICO score required.  21 day cl...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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The continued recovery of the real-estate market may have you pondering the construction of a spec home. When it comes spec home financing learn some of the basics of how these deals are structured,  what a lender will expect from you and how you can increase your eligibility. Spec home loans are...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Investment Property LoansCash Out/Refinance/PurchaseRates start at 6%*    Yes you read it correctly 6%*Fully amortized for the lowest possible paymentsEasy to qualifyOver $40,000,000 fundedGive us a call to discuss 623-582-444424-Hour Answer to Your Loan Request.If You Are Not Using Level 4 Fundi...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When it comes to financing your next flipping project, you may be wondering about the difference between equity "partnerships" and standard Arizona fix and flip loans.Before you set out on your next flipping project you need to know what the cost of financing will be. The cost of capital basicall...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Down Payment AssistanceDouble Your Down Payment With Good to Go Mortgage Down Payment Assistance you can: Double Your Down Payment Make No Monthly Payments You can have your dream home. Less risk. Lower your debt. You can double your down payment to eliminate the need for PMI, pocket more cash, o...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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 Private money lenders can help take your real estate investment business to the next level. Learn what private money is the most basic sense, how these deal might work and some questions to ask yourself so you can find the help that’s right for your specific situation. When compared to other typ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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The NC Association of Realtors is taking an active role in helping prevent the rising foreclosure problem in the state.  I have successfully helped people through this very difficult situation.  When it feels like there is no hope and you think that you don't have any options, you need to turn to...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Mortgage rates are near all time lows, so you may be able to cut your mortgage payments by refinancing.In order to get the best rates, you need a credit score of 740 or higher and at least 20% equity in your home.But even if you don't qualify for the BEST rates, you can still LOWER your payments ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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With all of the banking turmoil over the past few years, the Obama administration has announced the latest strategy to get us on the right track.  It is met with some skepticism by mortgage brokers but the less complex the mortgage products are made, the better for everyone!  This new consumer pr...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Interest Rate Cuts - What is means for Raleigh NC HomeownersBy now you've no doubt heard that the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates. If you call your mortgage representative you are likely to hear that this rate cut has had little effect on lowering mortgage rates - Why?The Federal Reserve o...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Low Interest Rates Prompt High Number of Mortgage ApplicationsThis marks two weeks in a row that mortgage applications have risen significantly due in large part to the government's actions and efforts to help strengthen the housing market.  We have always been fairly stable in the Triangle area ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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The Homebuyer Tax Credits - for both current homeowners and First Time homebuyers is set to expire April 30, 2010. What does this mean?  In order to take advantage of the credit, you must have a house under contract by that date, but you have an additional 60 days to close on the home.Call us at ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Private investors can begin to help you achieve your financial goals and get started with real estate investments. Know how to find the perfect lender for your situation with the assistance of this helpful guide.Get started in the real estate world with the help of money lenders that can help y...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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YMMV o' course -- but in our Northwest Arizona real estate  market, properties are frequently offered with, among other terms, OWC which means Owner Will Carry (also called Seller Carryback, Seller Financing  or Land Contract). Owner financing can be a GREAT way to buy a property! No loan costs!...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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 Get a jump ahead on your financial goals with the assistance of trust deed investing in Arizona. Your dreams are possible if you find the right plan and devise the correct strategies to reach your overall goals You need to get started with your financial goals and a trust deed investment opportu...