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Four Steps to Refinance After Bankruptcy
September 23, 2017 - Refinancing after a bankruptcy can seem like a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Within six months after your bankruptcy has been finalized, you can find lenders willing to refinance your mortgage. In fact, refinancing your mortgage can help rebuild your credit to good standing in two year’s time. The following steps will help you find the best refinance lender while helping your rebuild your credit record.... [more]

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Disaster Food Relief from Hurricane Harvey to residents in Harris County
September 25, 2017 - The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program offers short-term food assistance benefits to families recovering from a disaster. D-SNAP is designed to help when people return to their homes and have access to electricity and grocery stores. Benefits are loaded on a Lone Star Card within three days of applying, and the amount is equal to two months of the maximum amount of SNAP benefits, based on household size.... [more]

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FEMA Disaster Assistance: What You Need To Know. If you are a disaster survivor, you may qualify for federal assistance.
November 02, 2017 - Time is of the essence. If you suffered property damage or loss directly caused by the latest hurricanes, you are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and apply for disaster assistance even if you have insurance. Help may be available for uninsured or underinsured losses or when insurance claims are not promptly settled.... [more]

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Reverse Mortgages: Stay Home, Make Money & What is a Reverse Mortgage?
October 11, 2017 - What good is a real estate boom if you don't want to sell your house? With a reverse mortgage, seniors can cash out without moving out. ... [more]

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Health, LifeStyle & Wellbeing
Money advice from a Shark Tank judge is money advice everyone needs to listen to.
September 25, 2017 - Money advice from a Shark Tank judge is money advice everyone needs to listen to. All of the judges blazed their own path to entrepreneurial royalty, and staying lean in the beginning was a strategy all of them most likely executed. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Student Loan Guide and Tips
October 08, 2017 - During their student life, students accumulate a number of loans to secure their college degrees. These loans prove to be helpful for a while, however when the time for their repayment arrives, their numerous monthly installments with different interest rates... [more]

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Real Estate & Apartments
Renting and Flooded: The Hurricane Harvey Experience
September 15, 2017 - If you are a renter, then you should have renters insurance to cover all of your own items. As for the residence that is the for the land lord to cover as well as repair. That said, according to AllStates "ask the agent" any sort of water damage caused by flood isn't covered by a renters policy. You would need separate flood insurance for that. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
An Overview of a Quit Claim Deed
October 17, 2017 - The deed to a property is a legal document that establishes ownership. There are different types of deeds. Here is an overview of a quit claim deed.... [more]

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When a Criminal Past Closes Doors - HUD has some answers
September 15, 2017 - The Fair Housing Act (or Act) "prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings and in other housing-related activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.1 HUD’s Office of General Counsel issues this guidance concerning how the Fair Housing Act applies to the use of criminal history by providers or operators of housing and real-estate related transactions.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Your First Step in Applying for a Loan
September 15, 2017 - Obtaining a loan is a financial journey and the first stop is knowing your credit score. Your current fiancial situation directly affects your ability to obtain a loan ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
5 Tips on Preparing for Getting a Mortgage
September 15, 2017 - More folks who seek to take out a new mortgage or refinance an existing one will be faced with higher interest rates and tougher requirements on everything from down payments and appraisals to credit scores and financial documentation. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Black or Hispanic a Higher income doesn't help getting a mortgage
September 15, 2017 - Higher income does not protect blacks and Hispanics from receiving mortgage loans with above-market rates, a new study by a group pushing for reforms to lending laws says.... [more]

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We found the #1 trusted site to find foreclosure listings in Canada!
January 01, 1900 - Thousands of foreclosures for thousands below market value See full address, property details, maps, satellite and street images, contact details and more Receive daily email alerts about new properties in your area Free foreclosure tutorial and buyers guide ($49.95 Value) Risk free - Cancel any time... [more]

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Loans & Finances
3 Significant changes in getting a Home Loan with Student Loan Debt
September 15, 2017 - The good news is, Fannie Mae has announced some changes that may make it easier to afford a home and get a mortgage.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Veterans United Home Loans
September 15, 2017 - Veterans United Home Loans, situated in Columbia, Mo., was perceived as the No. 29 work maker in the United States yesterday in Inc. magazine's inaugural Hire Power Awards. The honors respect America's 100 top private occupation makers in the course of recent years. Veterans United produced 564 employments from 2008 to 2011.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Notice of Default and Intent to Accelerate Letter - Foreclosure is On The Way
October 07, 2017 - The Notice of Default and Intent to Accelerate Notice or Letter is the first step in the foreclosure process. Some mortgage companies/banks begin this legally required step of foreclosure even during a loan modification review. They do this in order not to delay the foreclosure longer should they not feel it is in their best interest to offer you a loan modification.... [more]

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Real Estate & Apartments
A Good First Impression Maximizes Home Sales
September 15, 2017 - Some homes just stand out, drawing the attention of passers-by and making people stop to take a second look. These homes are said to have “curb appeal.” A distinctive doorway, an attractively landscaped entry, a colorful garden viewed through a set of brightly painted French doors, an inviting walkway with a handmade bench—curb appeal is whatever gives a home a unique sense of style. Having curb appeal helps to sell a home; not having curb appeal can result in a slow sale or no sale.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Mortgage Debt Get Helpin 2017
February 04, 2018 - There is a good news/ bad news side of owing money if you're a borrower in trouble with mortgage debt. The good news is that your lender might be willing to renegotiate your loan to give you a break on your payments.... [more]

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Foreclosure? You could be in for some bad news with the IRS
September 15, 2017 - There is a good news/ bad news side of owing money if you're a borrower in trouble with mortgage debt. The good news is that your lender might be willing to renegotiate your loan to give you a break on your payments.... [more]

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Federal Funding and Personal Government Grants!
September 15, 2017 - There are thousands of federal funding opportunities and personal government grants for personal and business debt consolidation, first time home buyers. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Top 10 Homeowner Tax Breaks
September 15, 2017 - Your home offers a score of tax deductions and credits designed to help offset the cost of housing and to keep the housing market fueled with new buyers. ... [more]

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Real Estate & Apartments
Rent vs. Buy: Compare Owning to Renting
September 15, 2017 - Owning a home can be a rewarding experience. But it’s a big commitment—one that you should only make if the financial, emotional, and lifestyle considerations make sense for you. This section will help you understand your options and make the most informed decision when you are ready to buy a home.... [more]

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Health, LifeStyle & Wellbeing
‘Shark Tank’ star and self-made millionaire Barbara Corcoran’s advice
September 25, 2017 - Despite these failures, while working as a receptionist for a real estate development company in Manhattan, Corcoran decided she would try her hand renting apartments. In 1973, she borrowed $1000 from her then-boyfriend and opened her own real estate office in New Yor... [more]

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Real Estate & Apartments
Houston Downtown Lofts. The Downtown Houston area offers a vibrant neighborhood for city dwellers.
September 25, 2017 - The Downtown Houston area offers a vibrant neighborhood for city dwellers. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
New Mortgage Help for Deliquent Home Owners
October 17, 2017 - Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have announced a streamlined mortgage modification program for highest risk borrowers (a “high risk borrower” has missed three payments or more, owns and occupies the property as a primary residence, and has not filed bankruptcy. The program intends to create an affordable monthly mortgage payment based on household gross income. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Frozen Interest Rates - Better then nothing
September 15, 2017 - The freezes would apply only for borrowers who are current on mortgage payments but unable to afford loans when they adjust to higher interest rates — and sometimes dramatically higher monthly payments. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. estimates that 1.1 million borrowers are in that situation.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
No Credit Check Mortgages
September 15, 2017 - If you’re applying for a new home loan, one of the first items a potential lender will request is your permission to perform a credit check. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Is it Possible - To get a Second Mortgage with No Equity?
September 22, 2017 - Can you actually get a second mortgage with no equity? Is it possible to get a second mortgage against your home without having built up any equity? When should you get a second mortgage if you have no equity?... [more]

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Poor Credit Home Mortgage Loans - The Role of the FICO Score
September 15, 2017 - If you have bad credit history and are looking to get a home mortgage loan, then chances are you are going to need to know all about how the FICO credit scoring ... [more]

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News & Trending
Google and You Tube -- is Zillow Next?
October 13, 2006 - Google announced its acquisition of video upstart, YouTube for $1.65 billion. YouTube was founded in a garage (like Apple and Google) in Feb. 2005 (about $3 million/day), just 1 year prior to the launch of Zillow.com. ... [more]

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Loans & Finances
When will I know when a SECOND Mortgage Home Loan is right for you?
September 15, 2017 - Many companies will charge a fee for lending you money. The fee is usually a percentage of the second mortgage home loan and is sometimes referred to as "points." The number of points mortgage companies charge varies, so it may be worthwhile to shop around. If the fee seems too high, you may be able to bargain for or find a lower fee. Be sure to get the amount of the fee in writing before you take the second mortgage home loan.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
How to buy real estate in MEXICO - a Step By Step Guide
September 15, 2017 - If you're considering getting away from the madness of the 9 to 5 and buying land in Mexico for a taste of the good life, you're not alone. ... [more]

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No Downpayment Loan 100 Percent Financing the 80/20 Option
October 02, 2017 - The main advantage of this type of loan, also known as 100% Financing, is the ability to buy a home with almost no money down.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
You Can Purchase a House with NOTHING Down!
October 02, 2017 - With good income and good credit, it's possible to get 100% financing for home improvement loan or home equity refinancing loans.... [more]

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Loans & Finances
Jumbo Loans Explained
September 25, 2017 - Jumbo Loans, combined with historically low mortgage rates, can bring greater flexibility for some home buyers to purchase the house they want and make the payment they want. ... [more]

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Health, LifeStyle & Wellbeing
For Men, a Fear of Commitment - Why Single Women are Out Pacing Single Men
November 03, 2017 - FOR more than a decade single women in the United States have been outpacing single men when it comes to buying homes... [more]

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Real Estate & Apartments
Free 10 percent off Home Depot In-Store Coupon
September 25, 2017 - Attend a workshop and receive 10% off your next in-store purchase. ... [more]

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