Lending / Financial

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.


If you're in the market for information on mortgages, credit scores and interest rates, you've come to the right place. The financial and mortgage pros here at ActiveRain even tell you how to shop for and compare lenders, how to raise your credit score, how to get a mortgage after a short sale or foreclosure and how to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. Even Mom and Dad can't give the great advice you'll find here at ActiveRain.


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By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Besides being time-consuming and complex, a research paper can make up a scarily large part of your final grade. If you want to keep your grades as high as possible, you need to learn how to write a research paper that can impress your professors. Many students use online writing services for thi...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If you are one of the millions of people who are currently trying to amass enough money to make a down payment on a home, it pays to know about the various strategies for facing this major challenge. Experts say there is no ideal way to accumulate the cash for down payments because every person's...

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Increase your Credit Score with Online Rent Payment.Experian Credit Reporting agency is now tracking rent payments to help increase your credit score. Experian in the first credit reporting agency to do so and it recently conducted an analysis that showed that on time rental payment history can i...

By Richa Nayyar
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When you're taking real estate licensing classes, either online or in person, you know that in the end, your real estate career won't become a reality until you pass the state real state exam. So it's important that you prepare and go into the exam knowing what to expect.The first place to start ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Looking for a very lucrative business opportunity? Real estate brokering is the top choice for a lot of people. Real Estate Brokers and real estate agents are working throughout the nation. Not only are they making excellent incomes, they are also contributing to the economy in direct, as well as...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-dow...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Grateful to be mortgage free after so many years on Maui!Yes, it really can happen - that mortgage can be paid off and you can own your home completely.  While it seems like 30 years, or even 15 years is such a long time, sooner or later the time passes.  If you've behaved, and not pulled all the...

By Maureen Legac, Maureen Legac - Florida Gulf Coast Group Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Call the Florida Gulf Coast Group at 941-404-6220 for Information.       We are Certified Distressed Property Experts and are available to help you through the Short Sale Process and answer your questions so you can decide what options are best for you. Call us NOW at 941-404-6220 or contact us...

By Dave Van Nus, Portland House Hunters and U.S. Veteran Homes!
(Realty ONE Group Prestige)
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Credit Repair/Restoration   DID YOU KNOW….that you can have perfect credit…and that you can have all your negative credit completely deleted off your credit report.  This is a very interesting concept and is very skeptical to so many, but we have seen it happen first hand as well for many of our...

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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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)
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  For the Week Ending November 14, 2019 30 YEAR FIXED MORTGAGE RATES   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets. Trade talks with China continue, as the two sides try to reach a 'phase one' deal. A signed deal could pressure mortgage rates sli...

By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes Scottsdale)
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The Mortgage Lending Factor   Some are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-down payment loans and down payment...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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VA Home Loans have been available for 75 years. This blog post is a followup for my previous posting at the following link...==>75 Years... <== VA Home Loans by the Numbers    Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million vetera...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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How to avoid Loan Modification scams    This is the biggest dilemma a homeowner is faced with when looking for help to avoid foreclosure. Who to choose, where to start and who is legit? It's not a secret that nearly 75% of Loan modification companies are fraudulent or scam artists. Loan modificat...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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Loan Modification For your Investment Property   It is estimated that 13% of all foreclosures are investment properties. Investors....did you know you can get help with this? Just because it's not your primary residence doesn't mean it's not an important issue. Just because Obama's programs do no...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: I have compiled questions & answers for the public so that you can determine if Loan Modification is the route for you to take.  Q. What is foreclosure? A. Home foreclosure is a process by which...

By Bob Thompson, 562.344.5626 | Stated Income & HELOCs, RT Capital Advisors, Inc.- Commercial/Residential
(RT Capital Advisors, Inc. CEO)
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Private Money Loans for Non-Owner Occupied properties. For FIX and Flip or Long term hold  Residential and CRE Loans for purchase or refinance up to 80% LTV. Terms: 1, 2, 3 or 4 year loans amortized for 30 years. Rates from 7.49% and 2 points. NO minimum FICO score required. 7-10 day close of esc...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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Why Won't My Lender Work With Me? See this disturbing video about a congress woman who tried to help 3 homeowners modify their loan. http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=6704983 What the lenders fail to realize is this is now the time to communicate with the homeowner. 'Hardship Conditions...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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    How to choose an Honest Loan Modification Company   There are over 250,000 foreclosure filings — default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions combined, occuring each and every month. Unfortunately, there are many people that don't know there is help out there for them. Most pe...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC 720-231-5200)
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    What's the Difference in Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval?11/13/2019 Before looking for a home, you need to know how much you can afford. While you may have a number in your head, the lender has the final say. Securing a pre-approval from a lender helps make the home buying process easier a...