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By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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Non-Performing Notes for Sale: What Your Mortgage Loan Broker Can Do For Your Trust Deed InvestmentYou may have already heard of trust deed investing. A trust deed investment is like a mortgage but it differs slightly because there are three important people in a trust deed investment; the borro...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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 Whilst we find ourselves in these uncertain times, it is easy to forget what things looked like before, when restaurants were filled with happy diners, supermarkets and shops were bustling with shoppers and the high street was packed with potential customers. During this downturn, most of those ...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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Benefits does trust deed investing offer?If you are looking for an investment where you come out on top, then look no further than trust deed investing Arizona. With trust deed investing Arizona you are guaranteed a return on your investment, which is so much more than many other investments can ...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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What About Returns on Trust Deed Investments Arizona? Thinking about making use of your portfolio and getting involved with trust deed investments Arizona? This is great news! Trust deed investments company is among one of the most profitable ways that you can make money with your investments. If...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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    Many buyers know very little about PMI and MIP ! But this lack of knowledge could cost you thousand of DOLLARS $$$ ! Many times your agent is not aware of how to assist you avoid this costly Mortgage Insurance ! This blog post is a must read !!! How to "Replace" Mortgage Insurance           T...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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  If you are a student studying for professional degrees or you are a prosperous professional in your area, research is a solution to you as it is for everyone!Most of the professions require a robust dedication to research and to review the most innovative technologies that can be a victory for ...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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The Benefit of Seller Paid Closing Costs Did you know seller's often pay part or all of a buyer's closing costs and prepaid items?  In our Northern Kentucky and Ohio market they do. Now more than ever this can be a benefit to the buyer because we for the time being are in a very different world o...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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Sterling Breeze, Panama City Beach, Florida Condominium Information and Market ReportSterling Breeze CondominiumSterling Breeze is a lovely beachfront vacation condo at 16701 Beach Front, Panama City Beach, Florida. Conveniently located along the beachfront road, the property is a drive away from...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC 720-231-5200)
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  Taking cash out of the equity of your home could be a legitimate way to fund a temporary cash crisis now or to have it on-hand if the need arises.  Most homeowners can pull out the difference in 80% of the fair market value of their home and what they currently owe. The most frequently cited re...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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In the United States, there are two types of real estate transactions, true mortgages and deeds of trust sale. In a true mortgage sale, there are two parties involved, the bank or lender, and the borrower. The borrower is given the deed to the property he/she is purchasing and the lender has very...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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Most investors know about their investment options regarding stocks, bonds and some real estate transactions. One lesser known strategy is investing in trust deeds, a specific type of real estate investment that is low risk and high return.Smart investors know that having a well-rounded portfolio...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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Are you interested in Investing in Trust Deeds?You may have heard people recently talking about trust deed investing Arizona and wondered what that was. In short, Real Estate Trust Deed Investing is a serious kind of investment for a person who is interested in making money. Investing in trust de...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 Great blog.  WE needed to see this one. Thanks, The real estate market is one where a profitable investment is always to be found; somewhere amidst the foreclosure lists or lying dormant on a real estate agent's desk. This guide aims to give you the background necessary to allow you to find prof...

By Joseph Metzler, Sr Loan Officer
(Cambria Mortgage)
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Many people are struggling these days. Mortgage forbearance (pausing payments) may seem like the answer.One of the biggest questions people are asking is, will forbearance hurt my credit score?  The answer is both no and yes.Per the CARE ACT, lenders are not allowed to report any paused (missed) ...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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First, you probably have the question all investors have…what exactly is trust deed investing and how does it work? In simplest terms, a trust deed is a simple document recorded with the county that creates a secure lien on real estate property. That property then becomes collateral for lenders a...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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An interest rate of 9% or higher and stable monthly payments sounds too good to be true to some investors. While there are many, many benefits to investing in trust deeds, like any investment, there are also some risks.The biggest risk is that the borrower will default on the loan. If this happen...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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A common question about trust deed investing is what is in it for the lender. This is a valid question because banks generally don’t like to give away 12% interest rates for free. In order to understand why the bank would engage in trust deed investing, it is critical to understand the two types ...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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How to avoid Loan Modification scams    This is the biggest dilemma a homeowner is faced with when looking for help to avoid foreclosure. Who to choose, where to start and who is legit? It's not a secret that nearly 75% of Loan modification companies are fraudulent or scam artists. Loan modificat...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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Loan Modification For your Investment Property   It is estimated that 13% of all foreclosures are investment properties. Investors....did you know you can get help with this? Just because it's not your primary residence doesn't mean it's not an important issue. Just because Obama's programs do no...

By Callie Thompson, Property Xchange Solutions
(Property Xchange Solutions)
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Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions Loan Modification Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: I have compiled questions & answers for the public so that you can determine if Loan Modification is the route for you to take.  Q. What is foreclosure? A. Home foreclosure is a process by which...