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Good News For Real Estate Investing

Jul 07, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

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As a real estate Investor you are naturally concerned with the appreciation of your property.  Well, here’s some good news:  the Bay Area saw an average of 8 percent annual home price appreciation from January through April of 2017.  This information comes from Selma Hepp, Pacific Union’s Chief Economist.   Below is a summary of…

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Skillful Summer Success

Jun 28, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

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Owner Occupied Bridge/Temporary Loan San Juan Capistrano, California A Realtor called me regarding a home loan that her client was having difficulty getting approved. The buyer wanted to purchase a new home in Orange County and needed a jumbo loan of $875K.  Partially using equity from his existing house, he was coming in with 50%…

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Increase The Value Of Your Home

Jun 14, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

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In a recent article published by The Pacific Union, there are some interesting statistics on the home remodeling dollars being spent in the Bay Area. It appears that it is at an all-time high. With housing inventory in shorter supply, many homeowners are opting to improve their present homes instead of risking selling and not…

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Broker and Buyer Loan Rescued

Jun 07, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

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Corona, California Purchase Recently a Broker from Riverside County contacted me to help rescue a frantic client, who was trying to buy a rental property.  This particular Home Buyer was having difficulty getting approval elsewhere despite making excellent monthly income and having good credit (over 700 FICO). The problem was he was self-employed with difficult…

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Are You Ready To Spring Into Some Real Estate Action?

May 01, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

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We have all noted and experienced the tightness of the real estate market over the past several months.  But just as a tightly wound spring can leap forward at any moment, the real estate market is preparing to take such a leap.  I’m sure we all want to be ready for the opportunities that lie…

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Super-Fast Loan Done For Broker

Jan 30, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

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Property Refinance in Santa Clara, California I work with many loan Brokers and Realtors.  One of my Broker buddies called with a transaction he needed to get done for a borrower on a rental property refinance. The clients needed a $770,000 first mortgage at 10% interest only for 2 years – and it was needed…

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Making Loan Wishes Come True for the Holidays!

Dec 16, 2016 (0) comment , , , , ,

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Hard Money Loan of the Month By Ken Walker, Lead Loan Originator Property Refinance in Berkeley, California I received a call from a borrower whose parents had recently passed away, he had their reverse mortgage and was given just a few months to pay this off or lose the house.  Needless to say, this was…

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Is A Private Money Loan Considered Cash?

Nov 15, 2016 (0) comment , , , , ,

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  A private money loan is basically considered a cash sale by the Seller, making the possibilities of closing the deal more certain.  The offer is still considered a loan, but it comes with several benefits that both parties will appreciate: 1. No loan contingencies, since the borrower and property have been fully vetted before…

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Hard Money Loan of the Month – November

Nov 07, 2016 (0) comment , , , , ,

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By Ken Walker, Lead Loan Originator Just the other week a couple called needing a loan to buy their houses out of a Family Trust.  There were family disputes occurring and this needed to occur fast otherwise they would be forced to sell the houses. They were unable to get a conventional loan due to…

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Deal of the Month, We Cannot Lie

Aug 22, 2016 (0) comment , , , ,

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Hard Money Loan of the Month By Ken Walker, Lead Loan Originator Investment Property Purchase in Sea Ranch, California Two weeks ago a borrower called needing a loan to buy a new Rental Property in Sea Ranch, California as part of a 1031 exchange.  Her current Lender was unable to perform with the speed that…

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