Oct. 28, 2014

First Time Home Buyer Mortgage in Bonita Springs Real Estate

First Time Home Buyer

Mortgage Brokers vs. Big Bank Loan Officers

So I walked into the chiropractor and see one of the kids who went to high school with my twins. After we sent a selfie picture of us hanging out in the waiting room off to the twins, “Manny” says, “I was actually ...

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Aug. 27, 2014

Identifying Bonita Springs Flood Zone | Map

Bonita Springs Flood Map

Bonita Springs Flood Zone Map

If you’re a buyer looking for information about how to identify a flood zone, fema map or figure out whether or not you will need flood insurance use this map:  Flood Zone Map. Here you can search in general or even input the address ...

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March 18, 2013

Bonita Springs Mortgage Broker Referral - Get Local

Bonita Springs Real Estate

Use a Trusted, Referred Mortgage Broker or Banker

If you’re thinking of looking for real estate in Bonita Springs or you’re in the process of shopping for a home you’re going to come to the crossroads of financing your real estate purchase if you’re not a ...

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Feb. 25, 2013

Bonita Springs Luxury Home Jumbo Mortgages

Luxury Real Estate

Mortgage Loans

The clock is ticking for those home buyers who wish to finance a Bonita Springs luxury home with a jumbo mortgage.  The jumbo mortgage market is going to change in 2014 and home buyers of luxury real estate in Bonita Springs will want ...

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Dec. 12, 2012

SWFL Mortgage Rates, Financing and Refinancing

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Refinancing or Getting a Mortgage in Bonita Springs Fla

A recent buyer of Bonita Springs real estate just secured a 30 yr fixed @ 3.625%. Mortgage rates continue to bounce around at all time lows.  If you haven’t considered a refinance of your current mortgage, it might be time ...

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Aug. 21, 2012

Bonita Springs Mortgage Brokers - Why Use Your Real Estate Agent’s Referral?

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Local Bonita Springs Mortgage Broker

If I had a dollar for every sad-as-a-country song story about a mortgage loan that didn’t close on time or a real estate purchase that fell apart because of the mortgage I could retire from real estate.  As fate would have it, I’m ...

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Aug. 18, 2012

Bonita Springs Real Estate Finance - FHA Loan Limits

Bonita Springs FHA Loan Limits

What are the FHA Loan Limits in Bonita Springs?

FHA loan limits in Bonita Springs, Estero including Lee and Collier Counties.  FHA financing can be very helpful for home buyers if they would prefer or are only able to provide a smaller down payment amount. There are restrictions on how ...

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July 20, 2012

Private Loan Financing - Hard Money in Bonita Springs, Florida

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Turned Down For Financing?Private Money - Hard Money

If you’re in the position where you need to buy a home in Bonita Springs but you don’t qualify for conventional financing there are alternatives.  Many buyers immediately think of looking for owner financing which offers a very limited pool ...

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Jan. 25, 2012

Real Estate Financing Questions | Mortgage Mailbag


Mortgages, Divorce, Refinance and Quit Claim Deeds

A couple of great mortgage questions have come in over the last few weeks …

Question: We’re considering selling our place and purchasing another and we would like to do back to back closings. Is this something that can be done?

Not everyone ...

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April 17, 2011

Private Money Lending For Credit Challenged Real Estate Buyers


Private Money Mortgage Lending

Chris Brown from Certified Mortgage planners sent me an email with a new program that may interest a few real estate shoppers.  For those of you mentally ready, but not credit-ready, to get back into the real estate market this may be an alternative to a ...

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