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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.


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By Deborah Ann Spence, Awesome Realtor serving Philadelphia and suburbs!
(Fierce Realty Corp)
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There are two myths about hard money lending that I like to address today. One, hard money lending is the best way to get funding for a fix/flip. Two, hard money lender prefers to foreclose on your investment rather than collect the high interest payments.Hard money lending is misunderstood by ne...

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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When you're looking for a mortgage, luck (and your credit score) has a lot to do with the rate you end up getting:      When Applying for Your Mortgage, It's "FATE and RATE"   Most of the loan applicants I work with come to me already aware of the fact that their credit scores and credit history ...

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 February 28, 2019 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Economic growth in the 4th quarter was better than anticipated. Gross domestic product increased 2.6%, much higher than the 2.2% expectation. Fed Chair Jerome P...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Banks, credit unions, and other financial services companies have something of a stealth reputation among trademark professionals for choosing lousy trademarks. It isn’t that financial services are any less interesting that a host of other services that we buy, but perhaps the need to appear cons...

By Lisa Delzompo 951-704-4559, Experienced, Trusted, & On Your Mission: Home
(PRW Lending, Inc)
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Options to Stay At Home in Temecula: Reverse Mortgage v. Sell Overview Video from ConsumerFinance.org              Feel free to contact me for several informational booklets on the Reverse Mortgage, including using a Reverse Mortgage to purchase a new home. It doesn't cost anything to explore sta...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Carstensen Team Re/Max Results featuring Paragon Credit Services Weekly Videos Week 13.Go from credit challenged to credit genius with this 16 week video series from Paragon Credit Services! In week thirteen of the Credit Genius video we'll discuss what to do if you are summoned to court for past...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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STUDENT LOAN DEBT AND BUYING A HOME Compared to past generations Millennials are the most college educated. Many grew up with an understanding they would go to college and a belief going to college would enhance earnings. What many did not realize is the burden that student loan debt would exact ...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC)
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For a short time after the housing crisis a decade ago, some homeowners thought the value of home is a place to live rather than an investment.  A home certainly has an appeal as a place to call your own, raise your family, share with your friends and feel safe and secure.  It can be more than an...

By Deep Grover
(Global)
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Due to the availability of Finance companies millions of people are buying a motorbike in a fraction of seconds. If you are motorcycle enthusiasts then it would be the best facility for you. You need to lookout Genuine Motorbike Finance Company that can provide a loan to you at reasonable interes...

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/oSpBcn$7.6 Million Apartment Loan Closed in Just 6 Days! If you want a loan closed, we are the ONE STOP SHOP. Location: Atlanta GAType: Apartment Rehab project.This was a private money loan with some construction money included. The owner had a note coming due and no ext...

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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For those with some retirement funds, real estate  may be an option you haven't considered:      Retirement Funds, 401K, & IRA Accounts: Their Use in Real Estate Purchases   There are several ways buyers can "fund" their home or investment property purchase beyond those funds they've built up via...

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
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Mortgage Rates March 2019:It's March 1st, 2019 and mortgage rates are higher to start the month. After a somewhat stable February we're starting to see some significant selling in the bond market three weeks before the Spring season. Most lenders are being cautious entering the weekend in case th...

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 3...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Reverse mortgages don't always help older adults Older adults can stop mortgage payments and get cash, but reverse mortgages aren't always the best decision – and they still have insurance and tax obligations. Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-449...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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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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  Retirement Funds, 401K, & IRA Accounts: Their Use in Real Estate Purchases There are several ways buyers can "fund" their home or investment property purchase beyond those funds they've built up via their savings accounts ... As a potential home buyer, it's always important to discover and thor...

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 February 21, 2019 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   The unsecured personal loan market hit an all-time high last year, reaching $138 billion. A rise in lending from fintech firms is helping to fuel the borrowing ...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in for a soft landing.The previo...

By Melanie Cameron, The Cameron Team
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Wilmington NC REALTOR Melanie Cameron talks about the current interest rates, where they rank, and why now is a great time to buy a home.Don't forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and YouTube to be entered into the monthly gift card drawing. See the Official Contest Rules.

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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Holly Pointe, Holly Springs, NC Information and Market ReportReal Estate in Holly Pointe, Holly Springs, NCHolly Pointe is a masterfully-planned residential community along Avent Ferry Road in the southwestern edge of the city of Holly Springs, North Carolina. The beautiful suburban community fea...