3 Steps to Finding Great Mortgage Loans

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Just like many things in this world, not all mortgage loans are created equal. In fact, there are numerous loan offers that you might find scouring the Internet or by visiting with multiple mortgage loan consultants. The question is: How do you determine which mortgage loans are great mortgages? Well, as the saying goes, great things come in threes…or in this case, in three steps.

The first step to finding a great mortgage loan is to hire a quality mortgage consultant. In the real estate business, that means having a mortgage loan consultant who operates with transparency so you’ll know every fee that you’ll be assessed and the amount of each fee. A transparent mortgage loan consultant will also explain everything—even the things you don’t ask but need to know—in plain language so that you fully understand everything related to obtaining a mortgage.

The second step to finding a great mortgage loan is to find an appropriate mortgage loan. What does “appropriate” mean? It means that the mortgage consultant you’ve chosen to work with has located a mortgage loan that has a feasible interest rate for the payments you can afford; the lower the mortgage rate, the better. There is a catch: Mortgage loan consultants in Florida, California, New York, or anywhere else in the US can only offer you the mortgage loans that you are eligible for, which is based on the current  market rates and your credit score. Therefore, be sure to keep tabs on both.

The third step is to put on a pair of mortgage loan blinders. By that, I mean you need to narrow the scope of the types of loans you’ll entertain; only consider loans that are 100% buyer-friendly. Ideal buyer-friendly loans give you, not the lender or the mortgage broker the advantage. Buyer-friendly loans have flexible loan terms. For instance, the loan may be available as a one to ten year loan; it may be available as an open, closed, variable, or convertible mortgage. Another key sign of a buyer-friendly mortgage loan is that the mortgage allows you to have some control over the interest rate. If a mortgage loan consultant says that “points” is an option, it’s an offer worth considering. Mortgage loan points, in case you don’t know, allow you to decrease the interest rate on a given loan. Though buying points will increase your initial mortgage loan costs, it’ll save you money in the long run. That’s why it’s a great option to have, regardless of whether you utilize it.

If you follow the steps above as you begin hunting for your perfect mortgage loan, you won’t have any problems finding a loan that you can live with. Keep in mind that finding such a loan does take time. Be patient, plan ahead, and most importantly, find the right mortgage consultant or firm to help you along the way first!

Mauricio Navarro is writer and adviser to CompareMortgageQuotes.ca – A mortgage comparison website. CompareMortgageQuotes.ca is a one-stop online source for the most popular mortgages – mortgage loans for purchases, home loan refinancing, home mortgage rates, home loans for repairs, and more!

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Selecting a Real Estate Investing Guide

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Many people have the desire to invest in real estate as it can be a very lucrative venture but in order to be successful you should seek the help of a real estate investing guide. Successfully investing in real estate can build your credit rating, create cash flow, and eventually net you a lot of money. But the world of real estate investing is not one that should be entered into lightly as it takes a lot of knowledge to be able to profit from real estate investing. A good real estate investing guide will help you to succeed in your real estate investing ventures. Many people who jump in to the world of real estate investing end up failing, incurring debt, and ruining their credit, all because they did not arm themselves with the proper knowledge before they started. A real estate investing guide is a great way to learn about the business before you dive and will increase your chances of success.

There are many real estate investing guides available on the market today, and you can benefit from the knowledge and advice contained in most of them. A good real estate investing guide will include the risks and benefits of real estate investing and will give you information on how to minimize the risks increase your chances for success. A real estate investing guide that does not realistically portray the amount of time and work involved in real estate investing is probably not the best choice as the world of real estate can be extremely rewarding but not without a lot of work. The real estate investing guide you choose should also give you a good idea of what to expect throughout the process and what type of loss or gain you can expect from various situations.

You should also look for a real estate investing guide that is tailored to your individual investing needs. Simply buying your first home is an investment, and reading a real estate investment guide that is designed for homebuyers looking to purchase a primary residence will help you to select a home that will build you the most equity. It is easy to learn the basics of home buying from a real estate investing guide and you will gain the knowledge you need to build your credit and maximize the equity in your new home if you read one prior to buying.

There are also many other types of real estate investments, and all have unique risks and benefits and should be approached differently. It is important to pick a real estate investing guide that is written with your unique needs in mind so that you can learn about the specific investment type you are interested in. Flipping real estate is much different than investing in a duplex or apartment building, and buying land or an empty lot is different still. After you have decided which investment type you are looking to explore, you should then pick a real estate investing guide that will teach you about your specific type of investment. A good real estate investing guide will help you to understand everything you need to know about purchasing properties, working with tenants, making improvements and renovations, and determining the value of the property as well as estimating its future value.

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Buying And Selling A House Do Your Home Work

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Do Your Home Work √List has been designed to give all those in need of shelter or who work in the housing industry a better understanding of this living thing we call a Home and what can effect it. No matter how a house is built, something can and will go wrong. Whats your Perspective? This DVD and Book was developed and designed to help Home Owners, Home Sellers Home Buyers, Real Estate Real Estate Professional or Agents, Appraisers, Home Inspectors and Mortgage Lenders learn how to recognize any deficiencies in a house and correct them. This is what will help to make a house a home. This book will help you to find a deficiency but it is not a How To fix-it book. The images that you will see throughout the DVD/Video and book give examples of various defects you may encounter. You dont have to know what the problem is to see that something is wrong,

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How to Buy a House

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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There has been a lot written about the mechanics of how to buy a house. You get prequalified for a loan, then perhaps preapproved, and then you look for a home, make an offer, have inspections done and so on. Many people can help you through the process. But what if you can’t get preapproved? What if you have little income, bad credit or other serious problems that prevent you from buying a home?

Mortgage loan requirements are being toughened up again now. Once again you might even need a down payment to get a loan. A bad credit rating no longer just means paying a higher interest rate – it can actually exclude you from obtaining a mortgage loan. But there still is hope. Let’s look at how to buy a house when it doesn’t seem quite possible.

How To Buy A House With Bad Credit

To begin with, if it is a slight credit problem, you may still be able to get a traditional loan. There are several ways to do this. The first is to correct any errors on your credit report, and challenge any entries you disagree with. You have a legal right to do this. Once changes are reflected in your credit score, you may be able to apply again and get a mortgage loan.

The other way is to go to local lenders which hold their own loans. Ask around to see which ones do this. Most lenders sell the loans they make, and so these loans have to meet the requirements of the secondary market. If they keep some loans “in house” they are not necessarily bound by rules or requirements other than those they have for themselves.

You can also buy a house with another person. Many people think that this is only for married couples, but any two people can buy a home together, and the lender will look at both credit histories to determine eligibility. It can be risky to buy a house with a friend, but sometimes it works out better for both compared to renting. If you had a down payment, for example, and he had good credit, you might help each other out, and sell the home five years later to recover your down payment and the respective shares of the equity you build.

You also can look to seller financing as a way to buy when you can’t get a loan. I have seen homes sold without credit checks and with nothing down by sellers who financed the deals. The usual motivation for them to do this is to get a higher price and /or to sell a problem property, but it still can sometimes be a good opportunity for a buyer. Even if sellers don’t offer terms, if you know they own their houses free and clear you can make offers that involve making payments to them rather than getting a loan to cash them out. Make it decent offer if you want it accepted, of course.

How To Buy A House When You Have No Money

If cash is your problem, you can start by making high offers on those houses that might be sold with zero-down seller financing, as suggested above. Teaming up and buying a home with a friend who has a down payment is another possibility. There are even a few mortgage lenders out there who are still offering zero-down loans. Check around.

One way that no one seems to like much is to save the money for a down payment. This means putting off owning a home for a while, but that may be a good thing at times. For example, in some areas in 2005 it cost $600 more per month to buy a house than to rent an apartment of similar area. Suppose you could have afforded the house, but had no down payment. You could have banked the $600 you were saving by renting each month, and three years later you would have about $23,000 for a down payment. Meanwhile home prices fell.

What if your problem isn’t just a lack of cash, but also low income? Then maybe this isn’t the right time for you to buy a house. This is especially true where the cost of buying is significantly higher than the cost of renting. On the other hand, if it will cost you about the same each month to buy as to rent, try everything above to get into a home. You’ll be better off in the long run.

You might want to consider cheaper options than the usual starter homes. My first home was a mobile home on a small lot, for example. It cost less than $20,000 and I sold it for $45,000 years later. The monthly payment? $257. That certainly beat renting, and you can see that the idea some have about mobile homes not appreciating is just plain wrong (the land is where the value is, of course).

There are other ways to buy a house when your income is low and you have no money saved. If you expect your income to rise, you might look for a lease-option deal. You rent a house with an option to buy it at a set price within a set time (often a year or two). This buys you time to save money, improve your credit, and increase your income, so you can get a loan.

Buying a small lot for now is another way. Sellers of small lots may not worry about credit ratings, and they often don’t need large down payments. They know you can’t damage a piece of land as easily as a house, so they feel secure selling it with little or nothing down and they enjoy the interest they make. Your goal here is to get your finances and credit in order as you make those payments, so you can get a mortgage loan in a couple years, and put a house on the lot.

Look at all the possibilities. There is usually a way to buy a house if you keep trying.

Copyright Steve Gillman. To see a photo of the house we bought for $17,500, get a free ebook on how to buy Cheap Homes, and a free real estate investing course, visit: http://www.HousesUnderFiftyThousand.com

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Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur: What It Takes to Win in High-Stakes Commercial Real Estate

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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The Formula for Negotiating Price Real Estate Investing Deals – After Repaired Value: ARV

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Loan Modification – Part 3: Home Mortgage Bailout – Real Estate Foreclosure Prevention Process

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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Real Estate Financing – First Time Home Buyers and FHA Mortgages – RealEstateMarketingThisWeek.com

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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realestatemarketingthisweek.com – 80% of homes can be purchased with FHA Financing – Part 4 – You also talked about this graph you put together, it talks about the month of November was a 25% increase over the previous year. Obviously prices have gone down and it looks like it then has gone back up, and so once we finish selling off this inventory there is a good chance that were going to be finding or hitting the bottom. I think just in that region of $150000 to $200000 region that prices have really stabilized at this point, they may go down a little bit more, but I think for the most part, because that is where the financing is right now, with the FHA and the conforming loan limits, anybody in that price range can still get a loan. If youre looking to buy something over $400000 youre going to have a lot more trouble just because the financing is not available. Well the financing is a lot more difficult over the $417.000 loan amount number. Luckily Velocity Financial still has some of the interim small jumbo financing available, still with decent rates and the larger jumbos there is still financing available but nothing like this median home price of $275000 and below. Well and I think what that goes back to, specifically with the FHAs, because, what percentage of the closing costs can be contributed by a seller on an FHA loan? Its pretty high right? FHA financing, the Federal Housing Administration has had a standing rule for quite some time that the seller can

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Sell My House Fast For Cash – Quick House Selling Process

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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If you are looking to sell your house fast for cash, you will find that the traditional method of selling your house through an estate agent can be a lengthy and problematic process. You would have to find a few agents to get comparisons, arrange for a valuation, paint & fix up your property, hold open days, show ‘browsers’ around, wait for an offer, negotiate a price, wait to see if the buyer can get a mortgage, wait if there is a chain involved, pay agent and lawyer fees, If sale fails – start again, all could be complete in 4 – 6 months if you’re lucky! You will also find that today’s UK housing market is not what it used to be, buyers are hard to find and most people that would like to buy are unable to get mortgages.

If you need a fast house sale for cash, then selling your house through estate agents is not the best way for you. An easier way to sell your house fast is to use property investors (cash buyers) who specialise in fast house sales. They offer to buy your house fast, no matter what condition it is in, so there would be no need to spend money painting or fixing up your property. One such company is Buy Sell Property Fast. They appreciate that everybody has different reasons for wanting a fast house sale, their services are tailored to meet your needs every step of the way.

One reason is that you may be selling your house fast to resolve your financial problems. If you are facing severe financial difficulty paying your mortgage, struggling to pay your household bills, car loans, your credit cards or other personal loans then specialist property investors can help stabilise your current financial position by quickly buying your house from you. This will help you avoid getting deeper into debt and also stop the threat of having your house repossessed.

Specialist property investors such as Buy Sell Property Fast can offer you a very fast property sale, usually within the course of a week or in extreme cases within 48 hours. This could allow you to repay and settle your outstanding mortgage and any loans that may have been secured on the property. Their legal team can confirm the sale of your property very quickly and put you back on track through financial stability.

You can also sell your house to them and then rent it back from them. It is very important to deal with this type of problem head on, don’t try to hide from it. If you take remedial action NOW, you can stop the repossession threat on your home.

Other reasons for wanting to sell your house fast include – Relocation or emigration, separation and divorce, bereavement, repossession, ill health, broken property chain or even a failed property investment.

Whatever your reason for selling, specialist property investors such as Buy Sell Property Fast can offer you a very fast property sale.

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Billy T. James – Buying a House

September 2, 2010 by admin  
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In this skit, Billy gives us some hints and tips on how to buy a house.

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