How To Get A Loan For Investing In Real Estate

Getting a loan for your investment property can be tricky but it doesn’t have to be impossible. Read our blog for a simple guide on how to get your investment loan. Obtaining a loan to invest in real estate isn’t too different from seeking a loan for a property you plan to live in. There

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5 Different Kinds Of Loans And Their Benefits

It’s a huge commitment to take out a loan. Since loans vary in their repayment schedules and interest rates, it’s crucial to know which kinds of loans are the most ideal for you. Most loans are either unsecured or secured. Secured loans are tied to collateral, which is something that may be reclaimed by the

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What are the Benefits and Risks for Home Lending?

There is a technical process behind home lending that not everyone is familiar with. But it’s necessary information especially for young adults who are interested in getting their hands on their first residential property.  We have gathered everything anyone would need to know about it, including the step-by-step process, benefits, and risks involved. Before you

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A Comprehensive Guide On Acquiring Unsecured loans

As part of an unsecured loan, a lender provides money to a borrower without any legal claim on the borrower’s assets in the event of default. This means that the repayment to the lender depends solely on the financial capacity and credit-worthiness of the borrower. The lender typically offers this type of loan only to

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Study: Down payment assistance doesn’t mean a higher chance of defaulting

Common wisdom has it that home buyers who rely on down payment assistance are more likely to default on their mortgage repayments, but a new study has debunked that theory. The study, by the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, found that buyers who receive financial assistance with

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Freddie Mac will finance loans for manufactured homes

Government-backed mortgage servicing organization Freddie Mac says it will begin financing loans for manufactured housing, in an attempt to make those homes more affordable to buyers. Freddie Mac said in a statement that the idea is to run a two year pilot program called CHOICEHome, which will provide financing in the form of a traditional

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GROUNDFLOOR, a crowdfunding lending platform, raises $4.2M in funding

Real estate lending platform GROUNDFLOOR recently raised an extra $4.2 million in funding, bring its total amount raised $6.2 million in the last two years.

Fannie & Freddie privatization should be ushered in gradually, experts say

If the federal government is to go through with its proposed privatization plans for mortgage servicing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, any changes must be thought through very carefully to ensure the availability of safe and affordable

PeerStreet says it’s funded over $1 billion in real estate loans since its launch

Real estate loan investment platform PeerStreet says its hit the $1 billion mark for loans funded via its public marketplace since the company was founded.

Guild Mortgage to help fund solar panel installations

Some mortgage lenders are offering assistance to homeowners who’re willing to install solar panels by paying for the upfront costs.

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