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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for any of you real estate related questions. Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida Homes and Real Estate for sale or for rent. Pensacola Realtor Charles Stallions ask what are you waiting for?. Let’s start shopping. Tax cuts aren't good news if y...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494 for any of you real estate related questions. Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida Homes and Real Estate for sale or for rent. Pensacola Realtor Charles Stallions ask what are you waiting for?. Let’s start shopping. 'Nonprime' loans expand mortga...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 15
I heard a report yesterday on the local business radio station here in town that said mortgage applications nationwide were down by 9% in the last month. Wow, that scared me a little and I called my two main mortgage brokers and both said that, overall, yes with the rates climbing, that applicati...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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Earlier today I wrote about my first meet up with a fellow Twitterer and I am so glad I did. Not only did Imeet a great guy, who loves to help people, but a guy who really has an interesting background. I can say I’m going to be proud to say I know him and I will be proud to call him friend.Bob S...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Two Decades Of Experience Selling Luxury Homes...
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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How To Estimate Your Volusia County Real Estate Taxes The Volusia County Florida Property Appraisers Office offers this easy to use Property Tax Calculator to estimate property taxes for your new home.Please Note: This will be an estimate only, but will give you an idea of what the projected real...

By john wayne, I am wayne john A real state marketer
(hunts)
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Do you want to gain knowledge of building business credit? If so, then Bizfinpro is the best way to do so. It is the website, which provides a free yet effective business credit builder system. This website also teaches you how to develop business credit properly. The information available in the...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Timeshare companies do a great job of making you feel like timeshares are a great investment and you might even agree. You’re going to go on vacation anyway right? And owning a timeshare would probably save you money and also encourage you to actually go on vacation instead of putting it off. You...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Potential Buyers will want to read this very detailed post with content rich information on credit scores....     Myth-Busting Mortgage Credit Scoring   Over the years, Mortgage Credit Scoring has evolved.  It continues to do so at a fairly constant and rapid rate ...     As a result, a large sup...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
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Last week's economic reports included readings on consumer prices, consumer sentiment and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.Consumer Price Index Increases in AprilConsumer prices rose by 0.20 percent in April according to the Commerce Department. Analysts expected prices to...

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 May 3, 2018  Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.    The PCE index, the Fed's preferred inflation barometer, rose to 2% year-over-year in March. This is the biggest jump since Feb '17 and could pressure rates. The Fe...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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  FHA loans have been the major talk in the news as of lately. One loan officer e-mailed me the other day, asking if FHA is going away. I asked, how did you come up with this?  Because three realtors had mentioned it to them. I have not heard a thing, but let's use common sense.  If FHA loans wo...

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 March 8, 2018  Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.    President Trump's proposed tariffs continue to spark talk of a trade war. This has caused uncertainty in markets, helping stabilize rates in the near term. Altho...

By Bob Thompson, 562.344.5626 | ALT Doc, No Income HELOCs, BT Capital Advisors - Commercial & Residential
(BT Capital Advisors, CEO/Senior Account Executive)
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No Income, Verified Asset - NIVA Loan for Investment and Owner-Occupied Properties. 680 mid FICO, SFR's, 1-4's, Condos and PUD'sTerms: 15 years fixed on Investment property3/1 ARM, 30 year term from 4.45%, 5/1 4.75%            Purchase: 70% LTV to 2M, up to 100% of the downpayment can be a gift. ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Are you wondering if you can get a timeshare cancellation? If you are stuck with a timeshare that you don’t want, I am sure that you have a lot of questions about the process of getting out of a timeshare. Read on to learn more about timeshare cancellation and get your questions answered. Picture...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Every year, thousands of Americans need to know how to get rid of a timeshare. If you are one of them, it is easy to see why. With mounting maintenance fees and shady sales tactics, it is easy to see why so many people start to look for ways out of their timeshare obligation. The timeshare indust...

By Phil Caulfield, I Get The Loans Done That The Big Banks Don't!
(Guarantee Mortgage)
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By John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor
(CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)
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What Does California Consider A Permanent Foundation On A Mfg. Home? The California Puzzle What does California consider a permanent foundation? In California an engineer's opinion alone is not enough to verify a foundation. A recorded "Notice of Installation" aka 433A is the recognized Californi...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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 The day starts out like any other day. I wake up and start the MLS search for our list of buyers, hoping that perfect property shows up and you can be their hero. As I take a drink of my hot cocoa, I see it. The right home at the right price and I put the hot cocoa down knowing I won’t return to...

By Chris Goulart, California Hard Money Loans & Solutions
(All California Lending)
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We specialize in California private hard money loans.  A lot of what we do does not fit in a traditional box.  Clients often come to us when they have had issues obtaining financing elsewhere.  Due to this, we do a lot of California private hard money loans for unique situations.  Many of these t...

By Bob Thompson, 562.344.5626 | ALT Doc, No Income HELOCs, BT Capital Advisors - Commercial & Residential
(BT Capital Advisors, CEO/Senior Account Executive)
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No Income-Verified Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)  No Income Verified - Verified Assets Owner-Occupied, Non-Owner Occupied and Second HomesSFR's, 2-4's and Condos. No Appraisal needed on line amounts under $500,000**  620 minimum FICO 700 + FICO - first 6 months starting at 3.88% interst only...