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By Jaime Charouf, CDPE, REO Broker/Owner
(EZ Realty & Investment Group | EZ Funding Group, Inc.)
Frequently Asked Questions about PMI!   What is PMI? Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), is insurance that protects a lender or investor against loss from borrowers that stops making their mortgage payments.  It allows a home buyer to put down as little as 3% instead of 20%. Borrower may cancel PMI once certain conditions are met by the lender or investor.  Typically, once your mortgage balance reaches less than 80% of the house value, you may cancel PMI. Pros of PMI? The advantages of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), it allows individuals to purchase a home sooner because they don't have to accumulate the typical 20% down payment. Cons of PMI? The disadvantages of Private Mortgage, it adds to the expense of your mortgage payments and house ownership in general.   If you're curious how l...
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By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
South florida real estate news- Family homebuyers Optimistic! South florida real estate news- Family homebuyers Optimistic!   Today's Short sale homes for sale in Weston, Cooper City, Davie, Sunrise, Miramar, Southwest ranches, Plantation. Today's Foreclosures for Sale in Weston, Cooper City, Davie, Sunrise, Miramar, Southwest ranches, Plantation.   How does the health insurance law impact you? The Obama Administration unveiled a new educational website. Employers plug in a few details, and company-specific questions appear with a link to the answers. Read more.   A real estate star is born TV viewers love real estate shows. But while an appearance can boost an agent's brand, it has risks - and some clients get an unrealistic view of the process. Read more.   Average rate on 30-year loa...
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By Sandy Williams
(eXp Realty, sandy@sandywilliams.com)
(Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Detached Bedrooms: 3 Total Baths: 2 Full Baths: 2 Year Built: 1980 Sq. Feet: 2472 View: Lake, Garden View Garage: Attached Parking: Driveway 3/2 Lake front Corner lot House with 2 car garage and pool has been Completely and Tastefully Remodeled throughout, House is ready to move-in Open concept layout is perfect for Entertaining both inside and outside with a terrace/pool area. Kitchen is centrally located with access to every area of the house. Customized Kitchen cabinets and drawers for easy use and efficiency. Secure neighborhood with several parks for kids to enjoy. Accordion Shutters, upgraded Energy Efficient A/C Wont Last....
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By Horatio Chiorean
(Dryer Vent Wizard of Palm Beaches)
Once you decide it's time for that all out dryer cleaning, do you know how to prepare your laundry room for the arrival of a technician?   Honestly, you don't have to do anything, if you don't want to. But the more the technician has to do, the longer they will have to be at your house. Not to mention, it's just nice to try and make the job a little easier on the person coming in to do the work. Here's a quick look at ways to make the professional cleaning of your dryer go much more smoothly.   In the Dryer   Make sure there aren't any clothes in the dryer. This serves a two-fold purpose. First, the technician will likely need to be able to get into the dryer, or at least expose the drum of the clothes dryer while they are working on it. If your clothes are there, they will either have ...
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By Jennifer Lewis
(William E. Lewis, Jr. & Associates)
Have bad credit? Need credit repair? Care to repair your own credit or even hire a credit service organization? Before you do so, you should tune into the micro-mini version of the Credit Restoration Consultants Hour with credit repair expert Bill Lewis. Are you unable to tune into Bill's regular show on AM 1470 WWNN weekday's on the 9's - at both 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. eastern time?  If so, tune into the micro-mini version of the Credit Restoration Consultants Hour each and every morning at 6:30 a.m. eastern time on WSBR 740 AM, south Florida's only Money Talk station.  For those listening online, streaming audio can be accessed at www.WSBR.am by clicking on the listen live link.  Credit Restoration Consultants is a credit service organization specializing in the restoration of consum...
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By Helga Villarreal, TRC SFR
(THE KEYES COMPANY)
Buying a Foreclosed Home: How to Get the Most Out of the Process By Deborah Limon, published May 29, 2008   OK, so by now you all know what a foreclosure is and something about how it works. Every state has its own procedures, time periods, redemption periods, etc., and you need to know how your state works. Finding a property about to be in foreclosure, in foreclosure and already foreclosed is a simple job these days - they are all around you. But how do you go about buying one? Is it a good deal? Is it worth the time and money? How do you know? The answers to these questions depend on the property and where it is in the process. There are three points in the foreclosure process where you can buy the property and each has pros and cons. We'll talk about each one in the order in which i...
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