SMS Marketing for Real Estate Investors
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The 2016 Real Estate Forecast for Los Angeles
The Los Angeles housing market is hitting record levels of craziness with ever-rising housing – and rental – prices discouraging people from buying. The number of sales stays flat as prices rise. This doesn’t mean that agents have a rough time and are doomed to poverty. On the contrary, if you are an agent in LA, you may want to on focus on apartments and on rentals since these seem to be in demand. For more information, read the following article.
A Quick Guide to All You Need to Know About Conventional Loans
In the United States, a conventional loan is a mortgage loan that conforms to GSE (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) guidelines. The most well-known guideline is the size of the loan, which as of 2013 was generally limited to $417,000 for single family homes in the continental US. Other guidelines include borrower’s loan-to-value ratio (i.e. the size of down payment), debt-to-income ratio, credit score and history, documentation requirements, etc. In general, any loan which does not meet guidelines is a non-conforming loan. A loan which does not meet guidelines specifically because the loan amount exceeds the guideline limits is known as a jumbo loan. The following article explains how these loans apply to you.
The ABCs of Hard Money Loans and Their Benefits
A hard money loan is a specific type of asset-based loan financing through which a borrower receives funds secured by real property. Hard money loans are typically issued by private investors or companies. This article explains its advantages and disadvantages and how you can qualify.
18 Negotiation Tips Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know
Every real estate investor will be involved in negotiation. Be sure that you know more than the other party when it comes to negotiation.
Is the Murcia Property Market on the Up?
Recent reports indicate that there are signs of stability and even growth in the Spanish property market. The region of Murcia has had a part in this.