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By Larry Riggs, GRI, SRS Your Frederick County Specialist
(Century 21 Redwood)
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What is the key to successfully investing in real estate? Actually there are several things to consider. First: You have to have a plan. That would consist of asking questions to determine exactly what you want out of your investments. Are you looking for a tax shelter? Are you trying to build we...

By David Bailey and Erika Bailey, "Creating Clients for Life" Cell # 631-589 3600
(The Mortgage Outlet NMLS # 36861)
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Reverse Mortgages Long Island | The Mortgage Outlet What is a Reverse Mortgage Long Island?Call David or Erika Bailey at 631-589-3600Licensed Loan Originators at The Mortgage Outlet   The Experts The Mortgage Outlet have been handling Reverse Mortgages on Long Island Since 1987. A Reverse Mortgag...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 When moving out of home for the first time, there are many factors to consider regarding your budget. It’s also quite easy for someone moving out for the first time to not expect different costs and fees along the way. Here are some of the more common costs that people tend to forget when leavin...

By George Thoma, Branch Manager / Broker
(Island Lending Hawaii, LLC | Equal Housing Lender )
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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 t...

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 David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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If you’re like most people, traveling is pretty high on your list of long-term life goals. While you might be able to take a vacation here and there while you’re young, most people envision their best travel stories unfolding after retirement—when they have enough time, freedom, and money to go w...

By Jennifer Kinzle, Top Rated Kane County Agent!
(Charles Rutenberg Realty of Illinois)
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Want your legacy to last?  An Estate Plan will make it happen Two things in life are certain: Death and Taxes.  But there's good news!  Add an Estate Plan to this short list and you'll be certain your wishes are met exactly as you want. If you're not familiar with Estate Planning, it involves pla...

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 ju...

By Jumbo Loan Center, Jumbo Loans - Purchase and Refinance
(Jumbo Loan Center)
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Property values have continued a nice rebound across North Carolina in recent years, especially Charlotte.  As a result, mortgage companies are starting to pull back on Jumbo loan qualifying requirements and allowing for higher loan to value. In fact qualified home buyers can now secure up to 95%...

By Jumbo Loan Center, Jumbo Loans - Purchase and Refinance
(Jumbo Loan Center)
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 Jumbo home financing with only 5% down payment is now available for qualified home buyers throughout Missouri. If you plan to purchase a home $2,000,000 or less, you may have financing options up to 95% loan to value. Buyers with 10% down have options to 3.0mil. These programs are especially goo...

By Jumbo Loan Center, Jumbo Loans - Purchase and Refinance
(Jumbo Loan Center)
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 A mortgage is considered "Jumbo" when the loan amount exceeds the base conforming loan limit of $484,350 throughout most of the nation. However, most of California is considered a high-cost area and the conforming loan limits are higher - up to $726,525 in some locations like LA and San Francisc...

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 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 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 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 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 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...