Category Archives: Lenders & Loans

Why Everyone Is Talking About Mortgage Rates

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015 Source: Freddie Mac Borrowing costs got even cheaper for home buyers and refinancers this week, as mortgage rates continued to descend. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 percent this week, the … Continue reading

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Your Check Is In The Mail!

There is a possibility that you may be receiving a check in the mail as “Compensation” from the banks for a short sale, denial of loan modification, foreclosures, bankruptcy, or a myriad of other actions by the bank for which … Continue reading

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HAFA Eligibility Checklist

I just listened to a webinar that mentioned that the HAFA (Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives) program has been exteneded through the end of  2014 CORRECTED – SHOULD BE  2013.  Now IF the Debt Forgiveness Act is extended also, we will have a … Continue reading

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VA Loans ~ Help to Understand the Process ~

The absolute first thing you must do in order to get a VA-Backed Loan is to obtain your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) Two  links to help you are: Online at the eBenefits portal at http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/elig_center.as  2.  Here is the expanded … Continue reading

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Real Estate Update – May 2012

Below is our monthly newsletter for May, 2012. You can find the link current newsletter always at http://realtytimes.com/c/DawnONeal or go onto the site and subscribe to it for FREE. Lots of great information in there! Dawn and Tom Exceeding Expectations … Continue reading

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Investors….. They STILL don’t get it!

I recently had a short sale go south. This is so sad because now the Buyers lost an opportunity to become homeowners and the investors lost the chance to recoup almost 75% of their money. The property will now go … Continue reading

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