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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Start your career in real estate investment and grow your income exponentially with the help of a loan specialized in house flipping. The art of flipping houses in Arizona can quickly triple your income if you follow some of the helpful strategies presented in this guide. The fact is that it is v...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Down Payment AssistanceGood to Go Mortgage can provide down payment assistance so you can get the home you really want. You can double your down payment, without making any additional monthly payments. Here’s how it works.Down Payment Assistance to MatchGood to Go Mortgage usually arranges for ma...

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 important news for those looking into a potential mortgage:      New Freddie Mac Guidelines Regarding Credit History, Authorized Users and Mortgage Approval   Recently, Freddie Mac updated their underwriting guidelines, via its "Bulletin" from September 19, 2018 ...   One of the key points d...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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VA LOANS OFFER AWESOME BENEFITS VA loans offer awesome benefits to military home buyers or for refinance. Some of the benefits are: ZERO DOWN PAYMENT AVAILABLE  (One can put down funds if desired) NO MONTHLY PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE GREAT RATES AVAILABLE LOANS AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE AND DISCHARGED...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to varify   Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed ...

By Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans, Construction Loans Jumbo/Conventional/FHA/VA
(Cranbrook Loans)
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So how do you appraise a home that isn't built yet? This is a question I get quite often when I speak to potential clients about construction loans. The answer is, plans and specs.The appraiser will be given a copy of the legal description for your land, so they will know where you're building. B...

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 October 25, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   This week's stock rout drove some traders to seek safety in bonds, causing mortgage bonds to perform well and helping to stabilize rates. Orders to U.S. factori...

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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Start saving early and you will reap the rewards when you need it:  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 ...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Veterinarian Mortgage LoanWhen it comes to a job, being a vet is pretty incredible. The pay is good, and you get to work with animals all day. A less than well known benefit of becoming a vet is a veterinarian mortgage loan. You qualify for a special type of mortgage that can make it much easier ...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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 Alabama Veterinarian Home LoanRecently, here at Good to Go Mortgage, a client asked us a very important question about an Alabama Veterinarian Home Loan. Here is the answer to that question, for all the veterinarians who need to know about this extraordinary opportunity. The Question “I recently...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Many potential home buyers have questions about the FHA loan and the process needed to secure a home mortgage. Some people are even confused about what is a myth and what is a fact about FHA loans. Listed below are the common FHA mortgage facts along with brief explanations. FHA Mortgage Facts: ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Attention Home Buyers! Read this post if you are getting a mortgage.     New Freddie Mac Guidelines Regarding Credit History, Authorized Users and Mortgage Approval   Recently, Freddie Mac updated their underwriting guidelines, via its "Bulletin" from September 19, 2018 ...   One of the key point...

By Danny Papadopoulos, Offering Private & Second Mortgages in Toronto
(Homebase Mortgages)
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Refinancing your mortgage is not an easy decision to make no matter how many people around you have done the same and things turned out fine. The decision is a personal one and best made when you’re fully informed of the things you need to know when refinancing your mortgage.What is Mortgage Refi...

By Dan Papadapoulis, Home equity loans, second mortgages Toronto
(Mortgage Central Nationwide)
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Refinancing your mortgage is a major financial decision that is best made when you fully understand what you are getting yourself into. Know that although mortgage refinancing is quite common, the outcome and benefits will not be the same for everyone because of various factor that have to be con...

By Dan Papadapoulis, Home equity loans, second mortgages Toronto
(Mortgage Central Nationwide)
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Trying to pay various bills per month can take a lot of effort, not to mention worrying about racking up fees due to interest and dealing with the stress brought on by seeing bills pile up. Consolidating bills can give you the breathing space you need so you can focus on working to pay instead of...

By Danny Papadopoulos, Offering Private & Second Mortgages in Toronto
(Homebase Mortgages)
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Do you know that you can significantly improve your credit score by getting a second mortgage when you have bad credit? If used correctly, a second mortgage can be used to repair bad credit although the challenge lies in qualifying for one when your credit score is bad. If your application is str...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews DAC Broker and Appraiser
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Guns and Butter Theory of Economics ForCanadians The true definition of the guns and butter theory in economics is directed at how a country/society handles it's spending. A classic model of the production possibility curve by using the relationship between "guns", or military spending, and "butt...

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   The Federal Reserve has been steadily raising rates over the last year and a half moving the prime rate up 1.75% in that time. This has affected all prime based borrowing like SBA Loan 7(a) and business lines of credit, etc. Small businesses have seen the brun...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When you need to know how to get rid of a timeshare, you don’t always have time to wait. You need to know now. Well, you have come to the right place. Read on to learn more about how you can get out of your timeshare and get on with your life. When you buy a timeshare, you are most likely the vic...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic news included readings on sales of new homes and pending home sales. A reading on consumer sentiment was also released along with weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.Sales of New Homes Slide to Near 2 – Year LowAccording to Commerce Department readings on ...