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By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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Have self-employed clients? Think it's tricky to get a home loan? Think again! (okay, yes, that was kind of cheesy but stick with me here)My client Jackie Barikhan has a passion for helping folks get a loan or a refinance if they are self-employed and can't totally prove their income. This is her...

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By Jeff Sipes, Blue Water Credit
(Blue Water Credit)
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Does it matter where you live? Average credit scores by state.  9/22/2014 0 Comments   When anticipating the differences in average credit score, there are many factors we may consider – income levels, age, and the amount of debt they hold the three big ones. But there’s another surprising facto...

By Jeff Sipes, Blue Water Credit
(Blue Water Credit)
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  A federal tax lien is the government’s legal claim against your property if you don’t pay a tax debt. The lien protects the government’s interest in your property and may include real estate, financial assets, and personal property.  While it has serious financial consequences, one oft-forgotte...

By Jeff Sipes, Blue Water Credit
(Blue Water Credit)
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Keeping a great credit score is the best way to save money on your mortgage, car loan, credit cards, and other interest rates, but it takes responsible financial choices with money, credit, and debt to achieve that. As FICO scores range from 300-850, with 680 considered good and above 720 excelle...

By Eleanor Thorne, Equity Resources 919-649-5058
(Equity Resources)
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I don’t normally write about this sort of thing – but I think we need to have a quick “fire side chat.”  By that, I mean that I think it’s important for you to know what’s really happening over here in Mortgage World, behind the curtains… and I want to suggest that right now, more than at any oth...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
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Investing in commercial real estate can be a very lucrative venture, but most people don't have the capital to fund these investments on their own. Fortunately, there are a variety of different real estate loans to accomodate investors with different needs. However, it is important to understand ...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
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If you've ever struggled to make your monthly mortgage payments, you understand how stressful it is living under the threat of losing your home. A mortgage modification can makes your home loan more affordable by reducing the size of your monthly mortgage payments. This provides a longer-term sol...

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 Acclaim Capital Mortgage - a Kama'aina Company383-5931NMLS#304090 1...

By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
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Cash out hard money second position loans are often overlooked as an option for investors.  Many times clients are structuring their financing needs without knowing what is possible.  Taking advantage of these types of products can be quite beneficial - especially for investors who hold many prop...

By Carey Zielke, Financial Education
(Realities and Dreams)
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Did you purchase a new home recently?  Do you already have furniture for your new home?These days there offers everywhere about financing furniture!  Ads on TV, on the internet, newspapers, or even billboards alongside the highway!Financing furniture is a bad idea, especially after just purchasin...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest)
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The Lake County, IL Treasurer,  Holly Kim Will Be Hosting Free Financial Literacy Classes for Lake County IL Residents!Per Today's Press Release:"Classes will be held free of charge at –The University Center 1200 University Center Dr. Grayslake, IL 60030 Thursday August 1st, 5pm-7pm - Keep it Saf...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Don't be one of the many buyers that are unsure of their standing in the credit department! Not knowing could lead to an agreement to pay a higher interest rate. Knowing your credit score could help you get the best interest rate available.Most of those who believe their credit score is excellent...

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
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Consumer Confidence:The Consumer Confidence report was released this morning. Expectations were for a reading of 125.0. However the actual reading came in at 135.7; significantly higher than expected. Last months reading was 121.5.Generally speaking; positive economic reports equal higher mortgag...

By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
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Consider the below choices to get back on course without declaring bankrupcy, if you are having trouble making your own monthly obligations.For those who have mortgage insurance, your private insurance company could have the ability to assist you bring the account current. Such loans are commonly...

By Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans, Construction Loans Jumbo/Conventional/FHA/VA
(Cranbrook Loans)
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If you are building a home that is common for your area, a home where there are many similar homes that have sold in the last year, in the same area, for what it will cost to build your home or more, you can stop reading. On the other hand, if you are building an uncommon type of home, if your lo...

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 4.Go from credit challenged to credit genius with this 16 week video series from Paragon Credit Services! In week four’s Credit Genius video we'll discuss your credit mix and newly opened accounts to see how these...

By Mike Easton, Creative lending solutions from coast to coast
(Movement Bank)
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 How to take out student loans without getting your parents to co-sign This is a serious question that needs to be addressed and FAST. Mom and Dad don’t want to co-sign or the simply cannot. Uncle Bob is skeptical and nobody else wants to jeopardize the next 15 years of their credit profile so yo...

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
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GDP Advance Q2 Report:Earlier today the GDP Advance Q2 report came out higher than expected. Investors were expecting a reading of 1.8% however the actual reading came in at 2.1%. Stronger than expected however it's still lower than the 3.1% gain in Q1 2019. Treasuries and Mortgage Backed Securit...

By ReShawna Leaven, Experience. Knowledge. RESULTS.
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you are starting a search for a new home, most likely you’ll need to get a home loan. The process might seem overwhelming if you haven’t obtained a loan in a long time; even more so for first time home buyers. The lending process doesn’t need to be difficult and by being prepared, you can stre...