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    Hard Money Loans 101
    Cash flow is considered the life's blood of business, and real estate investing is a business that is heavily dependent on cash flow. Between the cost of properties themselves and renovations to enhance...Read More
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    How Much is a Down Payment on a House?
    For many people, especially those buying their first home, it may seem as if the larger the down payment they can make, the better. But there’s a point where your deposit could be too large given...Read More
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    How to Buy a House With No Money Down?
    Not long ago, no down payment mortgages were the preferred financing option for many new homeowners. While not as popular as they once were, this type of mortgage can still be found -- provided borrowers...Read More
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    Self Employed Mortgages: Understand the Rules & Qualifications
    If you're self-employed and need a mortgage, you're going to find that a lot of lenders want your business. Despite Internet rumors to the contrary, well-prepared applicants who are self-employed,...Read More
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    How Does Rent to Own Work?
    Rent-to-own homes can help people who have had credit difficulties get started on the path to home ownership. If you understand what's expected of you and what your options are, a rent-to-own property...Read More
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    How Much Money Do I Need to Buy a House?
    One of the first questions a would-be home buyer asks is, "How much money do I need to buy a house?" It may be a basic question, but the answer is far from simple. There are several types of...Read More
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    How the Mortgage Formula Determines Your Monthly Payments
    When you start shopping for a home, at first you might think of your mortgage in terms of the size of the loan you will need. Ultimately though, what matters most is the size of the monthly payments you...Read More
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    What is PITI?
    Q: In many mortgage articles I see references made to "PITI." Could you please explain what this is? A: PITI is an acronym lenders use to describe the different components that make up your...Read More
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    What is Escrow & How it Works
    If you’ve ever made an informal bet with a friend, you may have asked a third person to hold the money until the wager was resolved. When you take out a mortgage to buy a home, you’re doing...Read More