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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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 Private money lenders can help take your real estate investment business to the next level. Learn what private money is the most basic sense, how these deal might work and some questions to ask yourself so you can find the help that’s right for your specific situation. When compared to other typ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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The NC Association of Realtors is taking an active role in helping prevent the rising foreclosure problem in the state.  I have successfully helped people through this very difficult situation.  When it feels like there is no hope and you think that you don't have any options, you need to turn to...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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With all of the banking turmoil over the past few years, the Obama administration has announced the latest strategy to get us on the right track.  It is met with some skepticism by mortgage brokers but the less complex the mortgage products are made, the better for everyone!  This new consumer pr...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Mortgage rates are near all time lows, so you may be able to cut your mortgage payments by refinancing.In order to get the best rates, you need a credit score of 740 or higher and at least 20% equity in your home.But even if you don't qualify for the BEST rates, you can still LOWER your payments ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Interest Rate Cuts - What is means for Raleigh NC HomeownersBy now you've no doubt heard that the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates. If you call your mortgage representative you are likely to hear that this rate cut has had little effect on lowering mortgage rates - Why?The Federal Reserve o...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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Low Interest Rates Prompt High Number of Mortgage ApplicationsThis marks two weeks in a row that mortgage applications have risen significantly due in large part to the government's actions and efforts to help strengthen the housing market.  We have always been fairly stable in the Triangle area ...

By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc. brokered by eXp Realty)
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The Homebuyer Tax Credits - for both current homeowners and First Time homebuyers is set to expire April 30, 2010. What does this mean?  In order to take advantage of the credit, you must have a house under contract by that date, but you have an additional 60 days to close on the home.Call us at ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Private investors can begin to help you achieve your financial goals and get started with real estate investments. Know how to find the perfect lender for your situation with the assistance of this helpful guide.Get started in the real estate world with the help of money lenders that can help y...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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YMMV o' course -- but in our Northwest Arizona real estate  market, properties are frequently offered with, among other terms, OWC which means Owner Will Carry (also called Seller Carryback, Seller Financing  or Land Contract). Owner financing can be a GREAT way to buy a property! No loan costs!...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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 Get a jump ahead on your financial goals with the assistance of trust deed investing in Arizona. Your dreams are possible if you find the right plan and devise the correct strategies to reach your overall goals You need to get started with your financial goals and a trust deed investment opportu...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Start your career in real estate investment and grow your income exponentially with the help of a loan specialized in house flipping. The art of flipping houses in Arizona can quickly triple your income if you follow some of the helpful strategies presented in this guide. The fact is that it is v...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Down Payment AssistanceGood to Go Mortgage can provide down payment assistance so you can get the home you really want. You can double your down payment, without making any additional monthly payments. Here’s how it works.Down Payment Assistance to MatchGood to Go Mortgage usually arranges for ma...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Some important news for those looking into a potential mortgage:      New Freddie Mac Guidelines Regarding Credit History, Authorized Users and Mortgage Approval   Recently, Freddie Mac updated their underwriting guidelines, via its "Bulletin" from September 19, 2018 ...   One of the key points d...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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VA LOANS OFFER AWESOME BENEFITS VA loans offer awesome benefits to military home buyers or for refinance. Some of the benefits are: ZERO DOWN PAYMENT AVAILABLE  (One can put down funds if desired) NO MONTHLY PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE GREAT RATES AVAILABLE LOANS AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE AND DISCHARGED...

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 Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed ...

By Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans, Construction Loans Jumbo/Conventional/FHA/VA
(Cranbrook Loans)
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So how do you appraise a home that isn't built yet? This is a question I get quite often when I speak to potential clients about construction loans. The answer is, plans and specs.The appraiser will be given a copy of the legal description for your land, so they will know where you're building. B...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Start saving early and you will reap the rewards when you need it:  Your Thinking is Limited I recently discussed two big brain bursts that happened when I got involved in real estate investing, two burst that changed my thinking forever. Before I had them, I didn’t even know how tightly the lid ...

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 25, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   This week's stock rout drove some traders to seek safety in bonds, causing mortgage bonds to perform well and helping to stabilize rates. Orders to U.S. factori...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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Veterinarian Mortgage LoanWhen it comes to a job, being a vet is pretty incredible. The pay is good, and you get to work with animals all day. A less than well known benefit of becoming a vet is a veterinarian mortgage loan. You qualify for a special type of mortgage that can make it much easier ...

By Jeff Boston, We Solve Mystifying Mortgage Puzzles
(Good To Go Mortgage)
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 Alabama Veterinarian Home LoanRecently, here at Good to Go Mortgage, a client asked us a very important question about an Alabama Veterinarian Home Loan. Here is the answer to that question, for all the veterinarians who need to know about this extraordinary opportunity. The Question “I recently...