Lending / Financial

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Trending blogs on Lending / Financial

 

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Being a skinny girl, everyone would not believe that I am wearing them. I absolutely do not live a life without mockery and not everything fits me or looks good on me.Here is my reply to people who believe you need to dress for your size regardless of if you are too large or too thin in their jud...

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 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/CPxDnmAs Thanksgiving nears, it is hard to believe but there is not that much time left to close loans for this year! There are only a few weeks left in the year to close loans....Thanksgiving week is pretty much lost and the last 2 weeks of December are all but useless ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Lights are an essential part of your home, and if you are noticing that some of the lights are flickering suddenly, then that could be an alarming situation. Since most of the people are not sure what could be wrong with the electrical wiring or what is making the lights to flicker, it is not wis...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week’s economic reporting included readings on inflation, testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new unemployment claims.Rising Gas Prices Fuel Jump in InflationConsumer inflation increased at its fastest pace in seven months according to ...

By Lynn Pineda, Real Estate Promises delivered in SE Florida
(eXp Realty)
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Want to know the facts about FHA Mortgages? Then you've stumbled upon the right post where Inlanta Madison Mortgage has written a comprehensive guide to FHA Mortgages.   A must read for any home Buyer or for that matter, anyone wishing to educate themselves on FHA Morgtages. Many potential home b...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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...