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By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 12
Are you losing sleep wondering how to get out of a timeshare? Then this is the article for you. Read on to learn more about how we can help you get rid of your timeshare obligation without losing any more time or money. Our timeshare exit team has heard from many customers that they lie awake at ...

By Kurt Davidson, Real estate agent serving Greater Portland, OR
(Davidson Home Group | Keller Williams Portland Central)
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By Matthew C. Klein – Barron’sPhoto: Washington ExaminerMarket prices currently imply a 90% chance the Federal Reserve will reduce short-term interest rates by a quarter-point to a range of 1.75%-2.0% when policy makers meet this week. Such a move would be consistent with the Fed’s “midcycle adju...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Happy New Year! Here's to 2008 being the year for taking your business and personal life to their highest level. The need for people to connect and exchange goods and services has been one of civilization's ongoing themes. Now, the need for people to get on the internet and search for real estate...

By Azmi Alkurd, Residential | Commercial Real Estate Agents
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyles)
Comments 0
  Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You're undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who wi...

By Kurt Davidson, Real estate agent serving Greater Portland, OR
(Davidson Home Group | Keller Williams Portland Central)
Comments 1
ShutterstockCongratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – some...

By Danny Papadopoulos, Offering Private & Second Mortgages in Toronto
(Homebase Mortgages)
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Getting a second mortgage is not a decision to trifle with. After all, you need to use your home equity as collateral for you to get approved for a second mortgage. With this in mind, how do you know when it is time for you to get a second mortgage? What are sound reasons to apply for one and how...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week’s economic news included readings on inflation, core inflation and consumer sentiment. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.Lower Gas Prices Dampen August Inflation RateConsumer prices fell in August; analysts attributed the decline to lower ...

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/8WsFdA   Loan Amount: $520,000 Location: IL The Story: This was actually a purchase of $390,000 that we got him CASH OUT on. But like most of the deals that are done with our private money fund, there was a story. The deal came to us from a broker in my network. It was...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 0
Compared to other states, Arkansas has pretty affordable housing. In my market of Central Arkansas, the median home sales price YTD in 2019 is $166,777. In addition, there are so many great programs that make the barrier of home ownership even easier through 100% financing. I have personally help...

By Carey Zielke, Financial Education
(Realities and Dreams)
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What factors are considered when determining a persons credit score?  How important is your credit score?When applying for credit, it is essential to know your credit score and how it can affect the outcome of your credit application.Your credit score and the outcome of your credit application ar...
If you are one who wants to buy a new house or any other land then it would be better to apply for the loan that is offering a lot of benefits to the users. All you need to opt for a perfect bank or company that will surely able to offer real estate loan to you. All you need to choose a loan acco...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 1
Nowadays, there are so many lenders and banks are out there that is offering real estate loan facility that is proven to be beneficial. If you are one who want to apply for the construction loans then one has to find out a perfect lender that will able to offer such facility to you. If you want t...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Comments 11
This is a great post for folks who have no credit. Thank you to Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi  for providing such a clear cut path to good credit!     Do You Have Plans for the Weekend?  Those Plans Should Include Checking Your Credit Another weekend is ...

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)
Comments 0
For the Week Ending September 12, 2019 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Consumer borrowing was up $23.3 billion in July, the biggest monthly gain since Nov. 2017. The increase pushed total consumer credit to a record $4.1 trillion....

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)
Comments 0
Here is the Video version of this week's Markets in a Minute:  If you have any questions on the market, loan qualification, or just want to get started on your loan, click the button below to get started online, or give me a call at 866-900-2342 toll free direct.  >>> Click here to read the repor...

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)
Comments 0
Here is the Video version of this week's Markets in a Minute:  If you have any questions on the market, loan qualification, or just want to get started on your loan, click the button below to get started online, or give me a call at 866-900-2342 toll free direct.  >>> Click here to read the repor...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
Credit bureaus sell your information whenever a consumer applies for credit.       This PSA will be short and sweet... the answer is YES!!!! When someone applies for a mortgage the credit bureaus will SELL their personal information to any loan agency willing to buy- resulting in a bunch of joker...

By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
Comments 0
Typically when we talk about hard money loans, we are talking about a short term bridge solution.  Clients are looking to bridge a short term issue until they are able to secure their long term goal.  Sometimes that is the sale of the property, other times it may be a refinance.  With the changin...

By Mike Easton, Creative lending solutions from coast to coast
(Movement Bank)
Comments 3
This PSA will be short and sweet... the answer is YES!!!! When someone applies for a mortgage the credit bureaus will SELL their personal information to any loan agency willing to buy- resulting in a bunch of joker online lenders calling your client promising the world and then failing to deliver...