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By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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  You are in the flipping game, and you're just brimming with hopeful expectations about your next project. The house is a diamond in the rough, and in your capable hands, you will polish it into a sparkling gem. You are ready to apply for a loan, but what if things don't quite go according to pl...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Get more returns with Arizona Rental Property Loans.First off, property investment attracts investors wanting to use funding from a bank, instead pulling an ungodly amount of cash out of pocket. Do you have to be a million or billionaire? No. Not at all. You just need to secure the funding and p...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic readings included readings from the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, National Association of Realtors® report on sales of pre-owned homes and Commerce Department readings on housing starts and building permits issued. Weekly reports on mortgage rate...
 Who are Arizona Hard Money Lenders? What part do they play in the finance industry?Arizona Hard Money Lenders are private or individual investors providing asset-based funding. When considering granting a loan, these lenders focus on collateral value and equity rather than creditworthiness. For ...

By Gary Massey, CPA, Atlanta's Small Business CPA
(Massey and Company CPA)
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The 2018 tax act impacted meals and entertainment deductions for businesses in a number of important ways.  Here are the big changes: Entertainment expenses - no longer deductible Meals at company parties, picnics and events - 100% deductible, as long as more than 50% of the people in attendance ...
  100% LTV Arizona Hard Money Lenders are here to help you get funded without putting any cash down!“No money, no honey.” If you’ve dealt with financing in the past, you know the drill. Cash down is needed to settle the LTV and secure a loan. But what if there were an alternative to this plot? Wh...
Arizona Hard Money Loans can build your credit score and get you back on your feet.Welcome to—The Information Age—an era where the IRS, government, and banking system—even Facebook and Google—are keen at storing away personal data. Your credit score, social security number, and private informati...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews DAC Broker and Appraiser
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Mortgage Tip # 1 Check Your Own CreditIt is important not to let any third party check your credit before you are ready to borrow or buy. Every time there is a credit check done that check is recorded and tends to lower your score. So How Do I Check My Own Credit ?That's easy just go to https://w...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Virginia VA LoansAffordable Financing for Active Duty Military and VeteransVirginia VA loans are an exceptionally affordable financing option for eligible military members. If you are active duty, veteran or surviving spouse living in Virginia this loan is your key to home ownership. Virginia VA ...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Atlanta Buckhead.MidtownNon-US Citizens Mortgage Steps Infographic In the United States, a Non-US Citizen may obtain a Mortgage to purchase a Home or Condominium unit. While mostly the same as a standard Mortgage Application, one or two details may vary.       Contact us: Atlanta Homes ODAT Realt...

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 16, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Consumer prices posted the largest increase in 9 months in October. The Labor Dept said its index rose 0.3% last month after increasing 0.1% in September. Reta...

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: Americans' FICO scores hit record-high average A new average credit score of 704 suggests that Americans are savvier about credit – and it lowers the chance the U.S. will have another housing meltdown. Read more. While some worry that later marriages may mean a del...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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 VA Loans in Virginia VA home loans began back in 1944. The federal government of the United States originally created this loan program for WWII service members. VA loans in Virginia now help active duty members, veterans, and their families to purchase their homes or refinance current mortgages...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Escrow payments are collected monthly by the Lender (or Mortgage Servicer) via the Monthly Mortgage Payment, then disbursed/paid-out after accruing in the Escrow Account.     Mortgage Escrow Accounts: What They Are & The Options You Have   The topic of "borrowing power"  and questions surrounding...

By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
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Santa Clara and the surrounding areas have some of the highest real estate values in the country.  While that makes it an exceptional place to invest in real estate, it also means many investors need to use leverage to do so.  We have access to some high LTV Santa Clara hard money loans for inves...

By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
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Student loan debt is an issue facing many Americans. But as higher education costs have continued to rise in recent years, the impact on the millennial generation has been particularly challenging—and it's a major reason millennials are putting off homeownership. According to the Student Loan Deb...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Surviving as a start-up is difficult. Considering Arizona Business Loans could keep you in the game.The short-term survival rate for a business is 50%. Confirming this, the US Bureau of Labor states, “About half of all new establishments survive 5 years or more.” This means: start a business and...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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If you have bad credit you may find yourself wonder How to buy a house with bad credit in Arizona and it may seem impossible. However, there are a variety of loan types and programs that can help you purchase a home in the Grand Canyon State as a primary residence or as an investment. With sunshi...

By Gary Massey, CPA, Atlanta's Small Business CPA
(Massey and Company CPA)
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  Atlanta to Amsterdam! The United States is the only major nation that taxes its citizens and legal residents on worldwide income.Even a person who leaves the U.S. and takes up residency in a different country must continue to file U.S. tax returns unless citizenship is renounced.Expats who file...

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 retail sales. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.Inflation, Retail Sales Rise in OctoberCommerce Department readings for October showed higher inflation and retail sales. C...