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5 Reasons to buy in 2011

Filed in General by on February 23, 2011 0 Comments
5 Reasons to buy in 2011

So it is 2011, what are you going to accomplish this year?  Have you set your real estate goals this year or are you half way to achieving them?  2011 is off to a bang for Pine Financial Group, we are busy funding deals as investors are taking advantage of this prime opportunity in the […]

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Can a seller really prevent you from selling or refinancing a property you buy from them?

Filed in Fix and Flip, Market Information by on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Can a seller really prevent you from selling or refinancing a property you buy from them?

The title says it all.  That is exactly what is happening and it is becoming even more common.  This is all part of the banks fighting back against illegal flipping.  A client of ours just closed a hard money deal with Freddie Mac as last week.  The closing almost fell apart at the closing table.  […]

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FHA – Flipping Property Rule Change

Filed in Fix and Flip, Market Information by on February 1, 2011 0 Comments
FHA – Flipping Property Rule Change

In case you have not heard there has been some excited news from FHA recently.   They are again waiving their anti-flipping rule for another year.  This was signed on January 15, 2011 and went into effect this morning.   There seems to be some confusion so here is the low down. The term real estate flip […]

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Loan Guideline Change Hurts Real Estate Investors

Filed in Market Information by on January 22, 2011 0 Comments
Loan Guideline Change Hurts Real Estate Investors

One January 18, 2011 Freddie Mac announced some changes to guidelines for refinance mortgages.  These changes will take effect on May 1, 2011.  The one that stands out and that will hurt investors is the rate and term refinance will now require title seasoning of 120 days.  The 120 days is from note date to […]

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Beating Inflation

Filed in Investment Secrets by on January 5, 2011 0 Comments
Beating Inflation

Inflation is simply the devaluation of the dollar or the increase in prices of goods and services.  As we go through life we can see this take place.  I remember when I started driving the price of gas was $.99 a gallon.  The first time I saw that price break a dollar I was shocked, […]

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