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    5 Basics Terms Of Real Estate Seller Notes

    September 12th, 2012

    Over at Noteworthy.com Jon Richards and Clint Hinman really work with me in educating Real Estate Investors about Notes, Mortgage Paper, Liens and an assortment of financing instruments that make real estate investors money or gets them into a deal.

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    84 U.S. Real Estate Markets Improving Summer 2012

    August 6th, 2012

    Improving Market Index July 2012Where economic growth goes, housing growth often follows.

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    Revisiting Housing Market Predictions For 2012

    July 27th, 2012

    When the calendar flips to a new year, analysts and economists like to make predictions for the year ahead.

    So, today, with the year half-complete, it’s an opportune time to check back to see how the experts’ predictions are faring (so far).

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    Lock Your Mortgage Rate: New Loan Fees Expected in Early 2012

    February 29th, 2012

    Payroll tax fees for new loansStarting soon, nearly all real estate investors taking out new loans or refinancing current loans, home buyers and refinancing households nationwide will pay higher mortgage loan fees. Congress has made it law.

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    Applying For A Mortgage Soon? Don’t Open New Credit Cards For Valentine’s Day..

    February 1st, 2012

    FICO recipeValentine’s Day is just two short weeks away.

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    An Introduction To Real Estate Commercial Loan Documentation

    December 12th, 2011

    The financial stakes are much higher when you’re dealing with commercial investments rather than residential investments. With such deals, the rewards are greater, but the risk is also. So, it will pay you to understand completely the terms and wording of commercial loan documents.

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    What Is Annual Percentage Rate (APR)?

    November 2nd, 2011

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    Congress Expands And Extends The First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

    February 11th, 2010

    First-Time Home Buyer expanded and extendedCongress both extended and expanded the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit program Thursday.

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    Banks Raise Mortgage Standards

    January 21st, 2010

    Despite the economy’s improvement and prodding from Congress, banks don’t seem ready to open their purse strings just yet.

    Nationally, mortgage approval standards are tightening.

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    Simple Real Estate Definitions : APR

    January 5th, 2010

    APR is an acronym for Annual Percentage Rate.It’s a government-mandated calculation meant to simplify the comparison of mortgage options. A loan’s APR can always be found in the top-left corner of the Federal Truth-In-Lending Disclosure.

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