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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If your timeshare has lost its appeal, a timeshare cancellation may be a good option. Finding out how to get out of a timeshare doesn’t have to be a hassle if you contact the right timeshare exit team. Timeshares often sound like a good idea in theory, especially after you’ve just sat through a p...

By Lance Morgan, NMLS#742281
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation - FIMC NMLS#2289 Equal Housing Lender)
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Client Testimonial: Lance went above and beyond for us and found us a loan option that we couldn't find anywhere else. He made it possible to be competitive in a multiple offer situation and win our house. We would highly recommend Lance!June 7th, 2018 By: Brian S.  www.theseattlemortgagelender.c...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Stop spending your vacation worrying about how to get out of a timeshare. With the right help on your side you can get rid of your timeshare and get on with your life. Read on to learn more. Vacations are a great way to relax, unwind, and connect with your loved ones without the hustle and bustle...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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Here's an inforgraphic on the current mortgage mess we are in. I am not a big fan of people walking away from their obligations, and quite frankly, in my market (Silicon Valley) it might make better sense to bite the bullet and pay your mortgage because it could be a better deal than what you pay...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 6
People, first the good news!-- The lender does not want your house. They lose money, which is not good for them. They will work with you, which is contrary to the horror stories one hears of what happens in the real world. What I suggest all people who are in distress do is work with your lender....

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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In the modern world, technology and user-friendly sites have changed the way that we vacation. Unfortunately for many of the customers of our timeshare exit team, timeshares have not changed in decades. This can lead to frustration and makes many people wonder how they can get out of their timesh...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Vacation should be an activity you enjoy. It should be your time to relax and unwind. You shouldn’t regret going on a trip. You especially shouldn’t wake up with a “timeshare hangover” wondering how to get out of a timeshare. If you have found yourself in this unfortunate situation, you may find ...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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A federal program helps low-income families buy a home with a unique method meant to encourage saving: It matches dollar-for-dollar what they save to buy their first home. The Individual Development Account, or IDA, doesn’t offer a lot of money to help with a down payment — up to $2,000 in federa...

By Brian Skaar, VA, Jumbo, FHA & Conv Direct Lender (760) 752-4480
(VanDyk Mortgage - VA, FHA, Conventional, VA Jumbo, Jumbo, Purchase Loans, & Refinance, Direct Lender)
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  For the Week Ending June 1, 2018  Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.    First quarter economic growth was solid though slightly lower than expected at 2.2%. An improving economy can pressure rates higher. Mortgage rates improved as ov...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Financing is the primary obstacle clients face when buying commercial real estate. Similar to their residential-buying counterparts, commercial buyers must go through the painful process of finding the right type of loan, submitting an application and waiting for approval.While it's not necessari...

By Charles Stallions Real Estate Services, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Real Estate News in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze or Pace Florida. Renting a home made easy and it all starts with knowing all the right places and all OPTIONS we make that easy as well. Call or Text Charles Now and let’s start shopping.  Older adults may get option to sell a home without movingA new in...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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  Behind On The Mortgage on Your Home In  Bedford Stuyvesant   Brooklyn - Looking For Help - July 19th, 2018 Mortgage Assistance/ Help Program in Brooklyn  Brooklyn Borough President Office in Conjunction with other Agencies Present : Free Mortgage HelpJuly 19th , 2018Tine : 2:00 pm - 8:00pmLocat...

By Ben Yost - 303-587-4297, FHA, VA, Conventional - Mortgage Loans in De
(First Time Home Buyer, Mortgage Rates, Pre-Approval)
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Home Mortgage Advice That Can Save You A Bundle in Denver, Colorado  Getting a great deal on your home mortgages in Denver, CO is not easy. Paying it off in a timely manner also takes quite a bit of work. Doing your research before you sign the mortgage papers is your best bet. Follow the helpful...

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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 Mortgage Escrow Accounts: What They Are & The Options You Have The topic of "borrowing power"  and questions surrounding "how much home I can buy" are raised almost immediately by prospective mortgage clients during our first conversation together ...  It's understandable and natural.  They're e...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Builders will typically offer no-down payment loans to sell properties in a slow-moving development or a depressed market. Desperate sellers also may commit to finance the down payment for the buyer to move a hard-to-sell home or to make a quick sale. Veterans may buy a home with nothing down thr...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Does your timeshare severely limit your travel options? Are there places on your bucket list you simply cannot travel to because your timeshare company doesn’t partner with a resort there? Maybe it is so remote that resorts don’t even exist there. If so, you need a timeshare cancellation. When yo...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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 Tired of struggling to make ends meet every month? Then you need to know how to get rid of a timeshare. Call us today to find out more.  Have you ever looked over your monthly or yearly expenses to try to figure out where you could cut back? Many people decide they need to trim up their budget d...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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 Fresh off the press:  In House Realty a Quicken Loans affiliate and a subsidiary of Rock Holdings Inc.  acquires ForeSalebyOwner.comInterestingly, or should I say ironically, yesterday I was commenting on a question about Quicken Loans. How ironic is it that, today I am reading a breaking news p...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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To rent or buy, that is the question:  This Maui condo example explains it clearly. I am sharing this information provided by Alan Van Zee of Hawaii Mortgage Company Inc.  It really shows how a person is much better off buying if they can afford it.  Here on Maui, single family house prices are h...

By Brian Skaar, VA, Jumbo, FHA & Conv Direct Lender (760) 752-4480
(VanDyk Mortgage - VA, FHA, Conventional, VA Jumbo, Jumbo, Purchase Loans, & Refinance, Direct Lender)
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  For the Week Ending June 8, 2018  Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.    June's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting is next Wednesday. The Fed is widely expected to raise policy rates by 0.250% at this meeting. Mortgage rates ...