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By Candice A. Donofrio, 928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text
(Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker)
Comments 35
YMMV o' course -- but in our Northwest Arizona real estate  market, properties are frequently offered with, among other terms, OWC which means Owner Will Carry (also called Seller Carryback, Seller Financing  or Land Contract).Owner financing can be a GREAT way to buy a property! No loan costs! E...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
Vacation is an important part of life. Unfortunately, for many timeshare owners, they spend more time wondering how to get rid of a timeshare than they do on planning and enjoying their vacation time. If you have found yourself in this position, you are not alone. Thousands of people wonder how t...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
Buying a timeshare is easy, figuring out how to get out of a timeshare is difficult. It may seem like there is no way out. If you have found yourself in this unfortunate position, read on to learn more about your timeshare exit options and determine if ditching your timeshare is the right move fo...

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)
Comments 0
   For the Week Ending July 19, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Retail sales rose for a fifth straight month in June. A tight labor market and lower taxes have supported solid gains in household purchases. Investors say the ec...

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)
Comments 0
For the Week Ending July 12, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend points to inflation. Rising inflation will likely lead to more Fed rate increases and higher rates. Pr...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 5
Everyone should be aware of mortgage fraud and mortgage assistance fraud.  Fraudsters comb the public announcements in the local papers and then pounce on vulnerable people.  Contact your lender directly and see if they can help you out first. Here is a notice (abridged) from the CA Association o...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola 32514 and Florida News: Freddie will help at-risk homeowners find jobs A Freddie Mac partnership with Next Job will provide employment-search assistance to current and aspiring homeowners living in high-need or other poverty areas. Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 19
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 Charles Stallions Real Estate Services, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
Comments 1
Gulf Breeze 32561, 32563 and Florida News. Average mortgage rates fall – 30-year hits 4.56%Recent trade and geopolitical issues led to a sudden decrease in long-term mortgage rates this week, according to Freddie Mac economists. Read more. THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.charlesstallions.c...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola 32514 and Florida News: Disconnect grows between jobs and mortgage requirementsMost lenders still prefer borrowers with regular paychecks and solid job histories, even though more and more people are self-employed "gig workers." Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494...

By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Pace 32571 and Florida News: Long-term mortgage rates move higher again The 30-year FRM hit 4.62% this week – the second week for an increase and a notable jump from last week's 4.54%. Read more.  THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.charlesstallions.com Sign up for our Monthly Newsletter Local...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
Comments 0
Since the beginning of the year, mortgage interest rates have risen over a half of a percentage point (from 3.95% to 4.52%), according to Freddie Mac. Even a small rise in interest rates can greatly impact a buyer’s monthly mortgage payment. First American recently released the results of their ...

By Amy Land-de Wilde, High tech and high touch! I'll get back to you!
(Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty)
Comments 0
It has been a hot summer, and we aren't talking about the weather (which has been prettymuch perfectly breezy and sunny), we are talking about our real estate market and the exciting news about the reopening of the refinery. Check out our July newsletter to learn more about the refinery, our art ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 4
If you need to know how to get out of a timeshare, you need the experts on our timeshare exit team. We are on your side, and we are the real deal. Read on to learn all the ways that we can help you today. The easiest way to know how to get out of a timeshare is to never get sucked into one in the...

By Amy Land-de Wilde, High tech and high touch! I'll get back to you!
(Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty)
Comments 0
It has been a hot summer, and we aren't talking about the weather (which has been perfectly breezy and sunny), we are talking about our real estate market and the exciting news about the reopening of the refinery. Check out our July newsletter to learn more about the refinery, our art scene and s...

By Mr. Laurent
(DL Financial)
Comments 52
When you are buying, selling, monetizing, funding or discounting Bank Guarantees, you only want to work with the most reliable, safe, ethical, knowledgeable, honest and efficient providers.   Here are Top 11 Reasons Why DL FINANCIAL LIMITED should be Number 1 for you!     1. Unrivaled Authenticit...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
Our timeshare exit team here at Timeshare Cancel Center are the premier experts on how to get out of a timeshare. Their knowledge and experience mean that you have the best on your side. Read on to learn how we can help you today. When it comes to timeshares, there are no better experts than the ...

By Gary Massey, CPA, Atlanta's Small Business CPA
(Massey and Company CPA)
Comments 3
Check out our latest three minute video on what to do if you cannot afford to pay your taxes: https://youtu.be/G7bYTv0-_Jo Gary Massey, CPAMassey and Company10 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 130, Atlanta, GA 30328 Office: 678-235-5460 | Mobile: 404-660-5905 | Fax: 678-302-9681email:  gary.massey@masseya...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
When it comes to timeshare cancellation, it pays to know the right people. Having a high-quality timeshare exit team on your side like the one here at Timeshare Cancel Center can mean the difference between getting out of a timeshare and being stuck in one. Read on to learn more about our team an...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
Comments 0
Last Week's economic readings included reports on inflation, mortgage rates, new jobless claims and consumer sentiment.Inflation Slows in JuneThe Consumer Price Index for June inched down to 0.10 percent growth in June as compared to May's reading of 0.20 percent. Core inflation, which excludes v...