Lending / Financial

Buying real estate is even more challenging for those of us whose eyes glaze over at the mere mention of decimals, percentages or anything else that even hints of mathematics.


The financial aspect of purchasing the largest investment of your lifetime, though, is the most important. Nobody wants to lose money. Nobody wants to leave money on the table.


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By Karen Schimpf, When the Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED!
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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cc: by: https://flic.kr/p/2hkpDCQ How to Tap the Equity In A Commercial Property WITHOUT Refinancing with our commercial equity loan.You know the situation.....client owns a property that cash flows nicely and has appreciated in value but it has a HUGE pre-payment on it like Defeasance or Yield M...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  What You Need to Know About Financial Markets and the Mortgage Process The speed and ferocity with which the financial markets have been moving as of late have been mind-boggling ...   Even consumers that are typically only casual observers of the financial markets, not participants in them, ar...

By Karen Schimpf, When the Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED!
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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I am getting a lot of calls from business owners wanting information on the SBA Disaster Relief Funds.  Please go here to get the information and Lender Match for this specific product.  https://www.applycommercialloans.com/sba-disaster-relief-funds-and-more/

By Karen Schimpf, When the Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED!
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
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   Cedar Park Commercial Property Exchange Notice - Canceled https://www.applycommercialloans.com/cedar-park-commercial-property-exchange-canceled/
A hot new FICO Scoring model will also make its entrance at some point during the upcoming summer months ...            Arriving Summer of 2020:  The New FICO 10 Scoring Model Here's What to Expect ...     Hotter temperatures aren't the only thing that will soon be rolling in.  A hot new FICO Sco...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(NexGen Brokered by eXp Realty)
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Chris & Traci discuss the Home Buying Process- Episodes 1-2The home buying process can be tricky, especially if you've never purchased a home before, we are here, to help you navigate though this process, making it a win -win for you and my team (I say Team, as Traci and I have worked together fo...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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Great information on upcoming changes to the FICO scoring system. These changes will begin this summer, 2020.     Arriving Summer of 2020:  The New FICO 10 Scoring Model Here's What to Expect ...     Hotter temperatures aren't the only thing that will soon be rolling in.  A hot new FICO Scoring m...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(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 David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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For many families, the time might be right to buy a house. At the same time, a house is much more than just a place to live. For many families, a house should also be viewed as an investment. As a result, there are a number of important financial considerations that everyone needs to think about ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Arriving Summer of 2020:  The New FICO 10 Scoring ModelHere's What to Expect ...  Hotter temperatures aren't the only thing that will soon be rolling in.  A hot new FICO Scoring model will also make its entrance at some point during the upcoming summer months ... A new credit scoring model isn'...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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As the real estate industry is extremely competitive, you need to stay ahead of others when it comes to your marketing techniques to beat your competitors hence we have listed here a few SEO tips that will help you attract more potential customers to your business.1. Conduct an SEO Audit:Before y...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Home Buyers got good news last week as their purchasing power increased with the Fed announcing a 1/2% rate drop. This in turn has influenced the mortgage market as 30 year fixed mortgages dropped to 3.45% and the end may not be in sight.                                           Mortgage Rate Dr...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(LakeView Realty Enterprises, Inc)
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If you are looking to purchase a home in Lake Arrowhead, CA or the surrounding area you may want to review this information and see how it may affect your credit score. With interest rates lower than we have seen them in a long time, and the changes that are coming this summer, now may very well ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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High occupancy rates of rental vacation homes can earn you lots of income and other financial benefits if they're well-built and located. But before you start comparing cap rates you should first think of all the potential financial pathways to fund your buy if you can't pay in cash.You have to m...

By Joseph Doohan, I offer business strategy advice for realtors
(Joseph Doohan)
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    Arriving Summer of 2020:  The New FICO 10 Scoring Model Here's What to Expect ...     Hotter temperatures aren't the only thing that will soon be rolling in.  A hot new FICO Scoring model will also make its entrance at some point during the upcoming summer months ...  A new credit scoring mo...

By Jason E. Gordon, Sr. Loan Officer, CMPS, CDLP, CDRE, RCS-D, CDPE
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA)
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The Truth Behind Mortgage Rates. At last, someone is willing to tell the truth with 10 valuable lessons below!  I know of no other industry which spends more money on deceptive advertising aimed at confusing their end users than Banks, Credit Unions, and Mortgage Companies. To learn more about Th...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(eXp Realty)
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Home mortgage rates slipped to their lowest rates on record as uncertainty over the coronavirus continued to impact financial markets. Freddie Mac reported lower average mortgage rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages.Rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell by 16 basis points to 3.29 p...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 This looks like a good opportunity to all our Canadian Neighbors. If you're living in Canada or are planning to move there, you might want to know how you can lock in a great rate for a mortgage. A mortgage essentially allows you to purchase a piece of property without necessarily having the mon...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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   Refinancing ... is it right for me?  How to find out ...   There are many factors that influence the rise and fall of mortgage interest rates ...Case in point, right now the fear of a global coronavirus outbreak has the markets in a tither and that anxiety has resulted in lower and fluctuating...

By Lynn Pineda, Real Estate Promises delivered in SE Florida
(eXp Realty)
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Want to know the facts about FHA Mortgages? Then you've stumbled upon the right post where Inlanta Madison Mortgage has written a comprehensive guide to FHA Mortgages.   A must read for any home Buyer or for that matter, anyone wishing to educate themselves on FHA Morgtages. Many potential home b...