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New Year – New Regulations Loan Structure in My Office

Feb 11, 2013 (0) comment

  LENDER’S VIEWPOINT by Broker, Forest Tardibuono New Year – New Regulations Loan Structure in My Office I want this article to be nothing but positive, because that is my attitude going in to this new year in the face of new regulations.  A lot of new regulations.  Tons of new regulations.  More friggin’ regulations…

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Real Estate and Buying A Home – On A High Horse But A Good One!

Jan 09, 2013 (0) comment

  LENDER’S VIEWPOINT by Broker, Forest Tardibuono “High Horse” – In a Good Way “Get off your high horse” is a request to someone to stop behaving in a haughty and self-righteous manner. But notice that a high horse is a common depiction in statues of leaders. These conjure images of a leader on his…

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Make the Winning Offer

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  Make the Winning Offer Who doesn’t want to know how to beat out the other purchase contracts in today’s multiple offers and lower inventory markets, and buy that house! There was a really good article in the Wall Street Journal recently about Hard Money loans.  It was informational to borrowers and investors alike.  It spoke…

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CREDIT – The Bane of Home Loan Approvals

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  CREDIT – The Bane of Home Loan Approvals This aspect of qualifying for a home loan boils down to good credit versus bad credit. The lenders left in the mortgage market arena, let’s call them institutional lenders, the ones that are offering the 30 year mortgages at historic low rates, require good credit (among…

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How Can I Get A Home Loan?

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Out of the Ashes…   LENDER’S VIEWPOINT by CA Broker, Forest Tardibuono Out of the Ashes… I have empirical evidence of the real estate market recovery. Statistics I monitor that have seen a dramatic turn recently. It has me more excited about the recovery than housing sales. My Past Borrowers are buying houses, and they…

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The Winning House Bid – You Get the Deal

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The Winning Bid   It looks like the various predictions that 2012 will be the best year in Real Estate since 2006, are coming true. The statistics bear this out for sure, but a more telling phenomena is the dreaded bidding war.  That is a listing that receives multiple offers.  These happen with frequency in…

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Cody

Aug 15, 2012 (0) comment

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Yerba Buena

Aug 15, 2012 (0) comment

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Cunningham

Aug 15, 2012 (0) comment

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Sure Advice for Real Estate Success

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LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By; Broker Forest Tardibuono Sure Advice for Real Estate Success As Rick Laws mentions in his 2nd quarter real estate report, the Bay Area experienced over 30% increase in homes sold compared with last year.  A 30% increase! The big question is: “How does a Buying Agent get their Buyers to write the…

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