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Buying real estate is even more challenging for those of us whose eyes glaze over at the mere mention of decimals, percentages or anything else that even hints of mathematics.


The financial aspect of purchasing the largest investment of your lifetime, though, is the most important. Nobody wants to lose money. Nobody wants to leave money on the table.


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By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Great information for all of us:      Myth-Busting Mortgage Credit Scoring   Over the years, Mortgage Credit Scoring has evolved.  It continues to do so at a fairly constant and rapid rate ...     As a result, a large supply and wide variety of updated articles and reports regarding the topic of ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Some good advice for those who need to improve their credit score:  Financing and Your Credit Score Credit is an important component in helping you find the best loan product to meet your home-buying needs. The way you handle credit obligations can greatly affect your loan choices and the interes...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If you own a timeshare, chances are that you know how it feels to wonder how to get out of a timeshare. You are fed up with high maintenance fees and unfulfilled promises, and you just want out. You are tired of making monthly payments, you are tired of high-interest rates, and you are tired of y...

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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  What Makes You Special When You Buy a Home?  Your Financial DNA Parents often tell their children they're "special".  They're unique.  Like no other person on earth.  I know I told both of my boys that ... still do.It's a pretty heavy message for a child to hear, isn't it?  One based on love ce...

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
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When you are filling out a mortgage application, the lender will be asking you for specific financial information. One of the reasons they ask for this information is to enable the underwriter to calculate your debt to income ratio.The debt to income ratio is what most mortgage lenders use to det...

By Bob Thompson, 562.344.5626 | ALT Doc, No Income HELOCs, BT Capital Advisors - Commercial & Residential
(BT Capital Advisors, CEO/Senior Account Executive)
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NY and NJ you now have access to 2 different HELOC Products No IncomeVerified / Verified Assets Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)   Owner-Occupied, Non-Owner Occupied and Second HomesSFR's, 2-4's and Condos.  GOLD - 620 minimum FICO starts at 1 or 2 over WSJ Prime  PLATINUM - 700 + FICO - first ...

By Carra & Shae Riley, Helping people Transition at all ages!
(Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd)
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What Your Heirs Should Know If You Have A Reverse Mortgage. REVERSE MORTGAGES HAVE CHANGED! Do you have an existing Reverse Mortgage or are you considering a Reverse Mortgage? Give them a 2nd look! The bad rap given reverse mortgages needs to be walked back. Today, a Reverse Mortgage can be the b...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Learn why your timeshare might actually hinder your ability to go on vacations. If you are vacationing less and stressing more, you need our timeshare exit team. Read on to learn more about our services and how we can help you today! Many people make a resolution to travel more each year. Even wi...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
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The forex industry operates without a central market platform; this is why traders require the services of a competent forex broker to help them make money. There are so many forex brokers offering this service, but for the best results, it is essential to use a well-experienced forex broker. We ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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It is really way too easy to buy a timeshare. Seriously, a presentation, a few complimentary cocktails, and before you know it you have signed your life away. Figuring out how to get out of a timeshare is much more difficult. If you are in the unfortunate position of owning a timeshare, you know ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Are you someone who is prone to impulse purchases or are you more the type who researches everything? Many people buy things on a whim, especially when it comes to vacations and timeshares. This can lead you to wonder the best way to get a timeshare cancellation.   If you bought a timeshare on a ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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There are a lot of different ways to save money when you plan a vacation. Everything from last minute airline sales or hotel rates, to staying in someone’s home and cooking your own food instead of getting a pricey hotel. Our timeshare exit team has heard these stories all to often. Timeshare pre...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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    Clarification before you read : Yes, you can use the tax credit as part of your downpayment. I have stated this before. If it comes from non-profit organizations or Federal, local, or state agencies. I mentioned this in my other blog, in the bullet points . But just from the few comments and ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Do you need to get rid of a timeshare? Our timeshare exit team is on your side. With our team of experts, you can get out of your timeshare, and we may even be able to help you get your money back. You read that right, we might be able to help you get a refund from the timeshare company. Read on ...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic reports included readings on Case-Shiller home prices, pending home sales and construction spending. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were released, along with monthly labor-related reports on job creation and the national unemployment rate.Case-Shille...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Putting money in a Health Savings Account, or HSA, can help you and your family pay for health expenses now and in the future, while giving you a tax break for your contributions.HSAs have been around since 2003 to help people with high-deductible health plans, but they can still be confusing. He...

By Maureen Megowan, Palos Verdes Real Estate Blog
(Remax Estate Properties - )
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Interest rates for buying a home on the Palos Verdes Peninsula stayed steady this week but the rate of increases is slowing and may decline slightly next week. The following are excerpts from the newsletter on interest rates published by HSH Associates :"Global investors found reasons to shift ca...

By Leo Namiot, CT Mortgage Lender - FHA, VA - Jumbo Mortgages
(www.LeoLends.com: CT Home Mortgage Lender)
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If you are looking to buy a house in Connecticut contact me for a Full Pre-approval. This is a FULL PRE-APPROVAL!  Contact me for more information www.LeoLends.com  203-525-3672

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Do you need to know how to get rid of a timeshare? Is your timeshare negatively impacting your household budget? Are you tired of having to stretch, scrimp, save, and perform financial gymnastics just to make ends meet? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need to keep reading....

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Your timeshare company doesn’t want you to know about timeshare cancellation which often leads people to their own internet hunt trying to find out just how to get rid of a timeshare.  A good timeshare exit team can help you legally get out of your timeshare even if your timeshare company tries t...