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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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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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Home Prices, Sales Jump – Good News!

May 17, 2012 (0) comment

  LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By: The Guy In The White Hat, Broker Forest Tardibuono “Home prices, sales jump” This is today’s front-page headline from my local newspaper.  It must really be good news as they usually are such gloom and doom about real estate – in spite of the facts within their own articles.  But I…

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Close More Deals by Making Hard Money Loans Easy

May 03, 2012 (0) comment

LENDER’S VIEWPOINTBy Broker, Forest Tardibuono The current line-up to accommodate almost any Buyer for any residential property type is as follows: 1.  A 30 year fixed rate lender (FNMA/FHLMC). 2.  An FHA and VA lender. 3.  A credit union for those that just miss getting a 30 year fixed rate loan. 4.  A Hard Money…

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Pride of Ownership: Help Your Buyers Get Their Pride

Mar 26, 2012 (0) comment

Pride of Ownership: Help Your Buyers Get Their Pride LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Broker, Forest Tardibuono From Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary…pride noun, b: a reasonable or justifiable self-respect. That is why a person has almost a compulsion about buying a home. That “justifiable self-respect”. That “I did it” feeling when you get handed your very first set…

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Quick, helpful, holiday tip from me, Forest Tardibuono

Nov 30, 2011 (0) comment

  Thanksgiving Real Estate and Lending TIP for you.   Click here to watch the video on YouTube Quick, helpful, holiday tip from me, Forest Tardibuono Holidays are upon us and I hope everyone has a happy Thanksgiving!  Here’s a very short video and article that CAN HELP YOU this Holiday season, as an individual…

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Oct 28, 2011 (0) comment , , ,

“HARD MONEY” OR “PRIVATE MONEY” LOAN REVISITED By Broker, Forest Tardibuono There are several types of loans you can use to purchase or refinance. This applies whether you are buying a home to live in, a home to rent out, or a commercial building. They include the standard 30 year fixed rate mortgage, the government…

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