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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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Here is the Video version of this week's Markets in a Minute:  If you have any questions on the market, loan qualification, or just want to get started on your loan, click the button below to get started online, or give me a call at 866-900-2342 toll free direct. 

By Janet Berry, Upscale Homes Throughout Naples and SW Florida
(www.JanetBerry.com | Janet Berry Luxury Home Team | Premiere Plus Realty | (239) 450-1892)
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Yesterday, The United States’ Federal Reserve Cut Interest Rates by 50 Basis Points in a move that I think surprised everyone. They said the benchmark rate cut is the result of market fears over the COVID-19 virus. It is expected to lower adjustable-loan rates and there is certainly a possibility...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(eXp Realty)
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Economic readings released last week included Case-Shiller and FHFA Home Price Indices and reports on new and pending home sales. The week wrapped up with a report on consumer sentiment and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.Case-Shiller, FHFA Report Faster Home Price Growth...

By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
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It was just announced that the Bank of Canada has lowered the interest rates from 1.75% to 1.25%. This is a great announcement for both buyers and sellers in Calgary as the market hasn't been kind over the past 5 years. As we mentioned in our March Calgary Real Estate Market Report that we saw a ...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
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Feds Dropped Discount Rate, Now What? Feds dropped the discount rate .5 points in a surprise move. A surprise move for the markets and unsuspecting public.  Now what? Now the phone will start ringing for L O's  from those with mortgages saying is my rate going down half a point?   No, long term m...

By Chris and Berna Sloan, Tooele UT
(Group 1 Real Estate)
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2017-11-02 11:16:57Get one Home Loan To Buy & Fix Up Grantsville Utah House FHA 203K More people in Tooele County looking for money to get one home loan to buy & fix up a Grantsville Utah house. FHA 203K can be the answer. With so few saleable listings available in Grantsville, many home buyers ...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verify  Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Acclaim Capital Mortgage - a Kama'aina Company383-5931NMLS#304090 1...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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When it comes to proper financial planning, there’s a lot one can do to handle and organize money to reduce future trouble and live freely. To know how to do proper financial planning, follow this guide which will tell you everything you need to know about taking care of your assets.What is finan...

By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
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There is finally some good news in the real estate world when it comes to your financing and qualifications! As of April 2020 there are some new mortgage rules you need to be aware of!If you are planning on purchasing a home, you could easily qualify for more. If you have been turned down by the ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Everybody is in debt these days. In credit cards alone Americans carry an average of $6,354 per person. That's not even considering mortgages, auto, or education loans that each have their own hefty balances. You're approaching your first time getting a loan, but the statistics scare you. For lac...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
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Investing in commercial real estate can be a very lucrative venture, but most people don't have the capital to fund these investments on their own. Fortunately, there are a variety of different real estate loans to accomodate investors with different needs. However, it is important to understand ...

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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 Here is the Video version of this week's Markets in a Minute: If you have any questions on the market, loan qualification, or just want to get started on your loan, click the button below to get started online, or give me a call at 866-900-2342 toll free direct.  

By Shannon Jones, Long Beach CA Real Estate
(The Shannon Jones Team)
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What is a Reverse Mortgage?In simple terms, a reverse mortgage allow homeowners to take part of the equity and convert it into payments to themselves. Instead of a regular mortgage, where you pay the lender every month to buy a home over time, with a reverse mortgage, you get a loan where the len...

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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Here is the Video version of this week's Markets in a Minute: If you have any questions on the market, loan qualification, or just want to get started on your loan, click the button below to get started online, or give me a call at 866-900-2342 toll free direct.  

By Wayne L. Brown
(Franklin Advantage Inc.)
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  The public as a whole, and Realtors really need to get their facts straight.  It's really not the public's or Realtors fault, but more-so the misinformation in the media that is the culprit.  Almost everyone thinks that every time the Fed Lowers the Fed Funds Rate that this means that Mortgage ...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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Apartment Investors| Not All Multifamily Rental Buildings Are the Same. Multifamily Apartment rental properties are not all the same. By that I mean, they often have different suite mixes i.e, One bedroom suites, Bachelor suites and Two and Three bedroom suites and often all of these types of sui...

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
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Mortgage rates are near all time lows and one would think applications would be skyrocketing. Well that's not the case according the Mortgage Bankers Association.The Mortgage Market Index came in at 645.5. Last week the reading came in at 689.5 and the previous week it came in at 682.0. It is som...

By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
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Cuanto tarda vender casa en Rogers Ranch? Febrero 2020 La respuesta es que el tiempe para vender casa en Rogers Ranch en la comunidad de Laveen Arizona, varia un poco. Pero, si uno puede revisar informacion que le dara una idea en general, basado de otras casas en la area de Laveen.La informacion...

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
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Tomorrow is the beginning of four days of fairly important economic reports and we're getting closer to the signing of the Phase One trade deal with China. For the most part the trade deal is "baked into" the bond markets so consumer mortgage rates should not be significantly impacted as we move ...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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An FHA 203k loan helps people finance both the property and the remodeling project. Lenders verify the property and the planned upgrades before issuing these loans. This is an excellent way to acquire homes with intentions of improving and flipping them for a profit. The greatness of the 203k loa...