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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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(Arizona Hard Money Loans are not right for everyone. But for real estate investors and consumers with credit challenges, hard money is a great option.)Arizona Hard Money Loans are a short termed, asset-based loan that holds some very special benefits for the right borrower and the right projects...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 February is the month for Love! And along with love, Lisa Von Domek is hosting a fabulous contest February Contest, It's February And Love Is In The Air! I have so enjoyed reading so many of the 'love' posts!  I've got many 'love' stories about my clients as I've been selling homes for many year...

By Bryan Haarlander, IRS Tax Strategies & IRS Tax Debts
(KEYSTONE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS)
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Realtors often hear of the advantages of operating as an S Corporation. Rather than consulting with an experienced tax professional, they form an S Corporation and report their realtor commissions and operating expenses on the corporate tax returnForm 1120S rather than on Schedule C in Form 1040....

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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(If you understand Arizona Hard Money Loans, then you will know how to best use them. Some deals are tailor-made for hard money.)Arizona Hard Money Loans can be a great tool for many investors and investments, but these are not a one size fits all type of loan. It is important to know what types ...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Most borrowers are not aware that Arizona Private Money Lenders are an option when seeking financing. Learning more about these lenders will provide borrowers with great options.Arizona Private Money Lenders are non-traditional lenders who provide short-term asset-based loans for the purchase of ...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Understanding the benefits of Arizona Hard Money Loans will also explain why some borrowers opt for this higher cost loan. In many cases, the cost is well worth the benefits.Arizona Hard Money Loans are short term loans that are offered by private lenders. In most cases, these loans are only for ...

By Don Agel, Don Agel NCHIL#2861
(AGEL'S HOME INSPECTIONS)
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     For all those unsuspecting homeowners out there there is a growing problem being caused by nationally trusted franchise companies as well as small time contractors. The problem is sealing the crawlspace on a raised foundation in a pre-existing structures. This is almost always done without c...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Nothing in the world is perfect and Arizona Hard Money Loans are no exception. But even after knowing the drawbacks, many borrowers are happy to take advantage of hard money.Arizona Hard Money Loans are short term loans that are offered to borrowers by private lenders. These loans are often calle...

By Terry Edwards
(Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Corp.)
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The USDA rural home loan program is back!   A USDA Guaranteed Loan is a Government insured 100% purchase loan.  These loans are offered in the rural areas of Richland County and include portions of Hopkins and Irmo. Under the terms of the program, an individual or family may borrow up to 100% of ...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(LakeView Realty Enterprises, Inc)
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LAKE ARROWHEAD BEACH CLUBSWhen you live in Lake Arrowhead and own property in "The Woods," you may want to think about joining one of our beach clubs (for a small yearly membership fee): Burnt Mill Beach Club and Tavern Bay Beach Club. These clubs, plus Marina Peninsula Park, Grass Valley Lake & ...
Fall Storm Survival Guide.  Courtesy of Josh Gonzalez of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties in Clifton Park NY and Todd Stewart of Stewart Construction Inc in Burnt Hills NY. Learn how to protect yourself and your home from unexpected weather. Image: Win Henderson/FEMA   Storms can be sudden and fr...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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For dreams to come true, you have to have a plan. You have to work on them and you need your health to make them happen. The time is now.  Before I Die Throwback Thursdays - What's on Your List While in Juneau, Alaska I saw this board near downtown. It was thought provoking and I think it was qui...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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5 Video Marketing Trends for 2019Video has been a source for entertainment, marketing, and learning for several years. It’s become extremely popular in both live and prerecorded formats.Live Video FormatEvery Smartphone takes high-quality video giving you the opportunity to host your live video f...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 43
 Speaking with a member today, they confessed they were afraid of actually writing a blog.  When asked about their fear, the answer...they were worried about what others would think. This same member was writing good, thoughtful, lengthy comments with good content.So I suggested they go back, tak...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Everyone I speak to tells me that they hate change.  But since change in inevitable why not be proactive and get in front of it.  As the earth moves everything changes. Cars change, technology changes, and business practices change. What you did to get to where you are today will not get you to w...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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To what degree does your company personify you? For some folks, this might be a company that you conceived, attracted and built with your own blood, sweat, and many tears through the years. Presumptively, most of the rest of us consciously made a choice to join the company where and with whom the...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Several years ago I was a Realtor at Prudential Knight and Gardner Realty on Duval Street. I had floor duty that day which meant I was available to meet with potential buyers who would come inside to discuss buying real estate in Key West. I was in my office doing something on my computer when a ...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 34
If there is one thing my agents hear me say over and over, it is, "What does the contract say?" We're in a business that is dependent on all players responding to details laid out in a contract. Over the past year, I've seen more agents outside of my office try to ignore what's in contracts, or t...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Just Listed, but not by me, 1200 Whitehead Street, Key West. I saw and photographed this classic eyebrow house yesterday afternoon on one of the few "gray days" we get in the Florida Keys. I apologize for the lack of color.  I also did not use a tripod so the photos are less than perfect.  Half o...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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(Understanding hard money loans and asset-based lending is important for all consumers. It might not work for everyone, but it is a good option to know about.)As a consumer, you might only know about the more traditional types of lending such as a bank or mortgage company. But there are many othe...