Lending / Financial

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.


The financial aspect of purchasing the largest investment of your lifetime, though, is the most important. Nobody wants to lose money. Nobody wants to leave money on the table.


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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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  Are You a Millennial Hoping to Buy a Home?Solutions Exist to Address the Challenges You Face   It's no secret ...   Today's younger generation is finding it much more challenging to buy a home than their parents did.  That's troubling and sad, as 9 out of 10 millennials report they want to buy ...

By Richa Nayyar
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By Richa Nayyar
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 Imagine in your company there is a cozy and comfortable conference room. This can even make your work productive. The setup of a conference room has a great impact on how people experience a meeting. It is estimated that 11 million business meetings are taking place each day, eating up 37% of th...

By Richa Nayyar
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By Richa Nayyar
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By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
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I work with many different types of real estate investors.  From developers to rehabbers to long term buy and hold investors.  Today I want to look at a very attractive long term hard money loan option that rivals bank terms.  These long term fixed hard money loans for investment properties are a...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week’s economic news included readings on sales of new and previously-owned homes and consumer sentiment. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.New Home Sales Dip in SeptemberCommerce Department readings indicated fewer sales of new homes than in ...

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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By Richa Nayyar
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Is real estate investing a good side hustle?Well, when it comes to diversifying income or looking for ways to make extra income, real estate investing seems to be one of the most common options that is recommended.This is certainly for good reason. Real estate investing can be an immensely lucrat...

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 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 October 17, 2019 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Retail sales declined unexpectedly in September, the first time in 7 months. The report could signal the economy is softening, possibly helping keep rates low. A...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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An article by WRAL Tech Wire reported that our economy may be headed toward a 'growth recession' rather than an economic crash. Here is my take on the idea of a growth recession and what it means for the Triangle economy.  Amy Shair is an Award-Winning REALTOR® and Real Estate expert serving Durh...

By Richa Nayyar
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Technology has taken huge leaps in the last few years and is currently reshaping business. Real estate should be no exception, as technology is changing how it is delivered to renters, buyers and investors. Here are 4 ways technology is reforming the way real estate works.1. Less time-consuming t...

By Paul Marzolla, CEO at FundingPilot │ Forbes NY Business Council
(FundingPilot)
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For many real estate investors the biggest obstacle is saving funds for the down payment, closing costs, and other expenses associated with buying a property. This a very common scenario that our clients face on a daily basis and, because of this, we've tailored a solution to help finance these c...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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Forest Land Owners Tax Break, Dont Miss Out on This Opportunity! Taxes are killing me, how can I reduce my property taxes on my forestland? This is a common question among Wisconsin Forest Landowners with increased assessments following the historic increases in Forestland Values in the first de...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Everybody is in debt these days. In credit cards alone Americans carry an average of $6,354 per person. That's not even considering mortgages, auto, or education loans that each have their own hefty balances. You're approaching your first time getting a loan, but the statistics scare you. For lac...

By Karen Schimpf, When the Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED!
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
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Tiempo necesario para vender casa en Laveen? Octubre 2019 La respuesta es que el tiempe para vender casa en Laveen Arizona, varia un poco. Pero, si uno puede revisar informacion que le dara una idea en general, basado de otras casas en la area de Laveen.La informacion es del MLS (sistema de casas...