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By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Timeshares often top the list for the single worst purchase you can make. Financial experts, life coaches, and investment advisors all agree a timeshare is a bad idea. If you own one, you know that you need to figure out a way to get rid of timeshare. When you bought your timeshare, you were prob...

By Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans, Construction Loans Conv/FHA/VA
(Cranbrook Loans)
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So you have your floor plan, you have your builder, you know what city/township you want to live in, all that's left is to find that perfect lot to build on.First, you need to be realistic about what you can afford and what's going to fit your program and down payment. If you are paying cash for ...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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I received this call the other day and I thought I would help others with the same question. Most first time home buyers are surprised here in Oregon when in January they get a letter from their mortgage company that their mortgage payments are going up and every January I get the call asking why...

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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Private Money Loans for Non-Owner Occupied properties.  Residential Loans for purchase or refinance up to 80% LTV. Terms: 1, 2, 3 or 4 year loans amortized for 30 years. Rates from 7.5% and 2 points. NO minimum FICO score required. 7-10 day close of escrow. Interest only available. Any amount of ...

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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Should I Pay off My Mortgage? Martin County homeowners may dream of the day they can pay off their mortgage. Financial advisers across the country say they are hearing questions all the time about the wisdom of retiring the mortgage early.The pros: The obvious reason to do it: Paying off the hom...

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 850-476-4494 for any of you real estate related questions NOW. Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida Homes and Real Estate homes for sale. Pensacola Realtor Charles Stallions ask what are you waiting for?.Mortgage rates climb to 4.46% - a 4-year highThe cost of a ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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In a moment of vacation weakness, on a whim, you bought a timeshare. It was against your better judgment and not something you ever thought you would do, but you did it. Our timeshare exit team understand the situation you are in now that you have realized that your timeshare may not have been a...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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The timeshare industry is notoriously notable for being a bit less than ethical. So much so that many companies have taken to calling themselves vacation clubs so as to distance themselves from the less than stellar reputation of the industry. Whatever they call themselves, they are still timesh...

By John Wiley, Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA
(Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty)
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The consumer is often confused about all the aspects of a mortgage. Gene Mundt has provided a very clear description of what is Escrow and how it is handled.I think this information would be valuable to share with all buyers and especially those who are First Time Home Buyers.   Mortgage Escrow A...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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When our timeshare exit team reviews timeshare contracts, we often find that a timeshare cancellation is the best option to get rid of a timeshare. This is a well-kept secret in the timeshare industry because they do not want you to know that you can cancel a timeshare. Read on to learn about how...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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Are you presently a renter and keep thinking to yourself "Every time I save money for a down payment the prices continue to rise even more?"It is true and I even had the same thought before I bought my first home. In Oregon if you were to save $20,000 for a down payment, more than likely by the t...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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Are you on the verge of going in to default and have no equity in your home? What if there was a way you could sell your home and walk away with a check at closing, and get a check every month?Find out why my sellers who were about to go into default, or already are in default, are now happy to g...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
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You read that correctly and I can prove it! When a buyer of mine goes to buy a million dollar home, I save them up to $500,000 when they finance their next home. Any buyer can do it, but you have to be working with  the right agent, and that agent has to know the secret to savings thousands when ...

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
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Mortgage lenders weigh the risk of getting their principal and interest paid back by looking at the qualities of the prospective borrower. And due to the amount of money being requested and lent to purchase homes, those requirements can become daunting.  Working with a trusted and qualified mortg...

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 for any of you real estate related questions NOW. Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida Homes and Real Estate: Pensacola Realtor Charles Stallions ask,Your client’s search for manufactured home lending is over.Triad Financial Services has been a leader in MH finan...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Are you losing sleep wondering how to get out of a timeshare? Then this is the article for you. Read on to learn more about how we can help you get rid of your timeshare obligation without losing any more time or money. Our timeshare exit team has heard from many customers that they lie awake at ...

By Ron Saporito, Palm Desert, CA Real Estate & Mortgage Broker Since 2003, Call (760)574-8486. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs.)
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What Happens When a Property Doesn't Appraise?With an upward moving market and sale prices rising, who determines the value of a home? Is it the seller? The buyer? The Realtor? If a buyer is willing to pay the price, the value must exist, right? Not always!With home prices on the rise, we had to ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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The commercial lending industry is changing rapidly. This means new opportunities for online lenders to work directly with companies embarking on ambitious development projects.So far, 2017 has been a positive year for the commercial real estate industry and, naturally, commercial real estate len...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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Our timeshare exit team is on your side, and we are here to lend a helping hand when you need it.  We know the ways that timeshare companies try to trap you, and we can help you get the timeshare cancellation that you need. If you are one of the many Americans who are in the unfortunate position ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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  Take it from the experts on our timeshare exit team. A timeshare can ruin your family vacations, making them something you dread rather than treasure. Ditch your no good timeshare and reclaim your vacation today! With the help of our timeshare exit team, you can get your vacation back.  Taking ...