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Real Estate’s Best Kept Secret – FHA 203k Consumer Handbook Now Available on Amazon.com!

Real Estate’s Best Kept Secret – FHA 203k Consumer Handbook Now Available on Amazon.com!
New Book Helps Consumers Leverage the Power of the Little Known FHA 203(k) Renovation Mortgage Loan Program to Finance Home Purchase, Repairs and Home Improvements. Authors Dennis and Teresa Walsh hope to help millions of Americans improve their lives and financial future through the use of this unique U.S. Government mortgage.
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Welcome to a New Chapter in the World of Real Estate

Welcome to a New Chapter in the World of Real Estate
Welcome to our REbuildUSA blog -- and welcome to a new chapter in the world of real estate.Our team has been working for a very long time to bring the dream of REbuildUSA to life. As a result of this effort, we have created a unique program that will help many of you across America bring your home ownership dreams to life as well. We all know that America was hit by a perfect storm of negative conditions that created economic challenges not seen since the Great Depression. Back then, the Fede...
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REALTORS® Announce Most Valuable Home Improvements

REALTORS® Announce Most Valuable Home Improvements
From RISMedia - A home's curb appeal can be crucial because it can be the first thing buyers notice about a home. That's why REALTORS® rated exterior projects the among the most valuable in the 2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report.
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RealtyTrac Launches New Renovation Loan Center in Partnership with REbuildUSA

RealtyTrac Launches New Renovation Loan Center in Partnership with REbuildUSA
IRVINE, Calif. - June 27, 2013 - RealtyTrac™ (www.realtytrac.com), a leading online marketplace for real estate data, has announced the launch of a new Renovation Loan Center powered by proven renovation loan specialist REbuildUSA to help buyers and homeowners more conveniently take advantage of one of real estate’s best kept secrets: the Federal Housing Administration’s 203k renovation loan program.
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FHA Extends 'Anti-Flipping Waiver' to Help Stabilize Housing Market

FHA Extends 'Anti-Flipping Waiver' to Help Stabilize Housing Market
The FHA anti-flipping waiver that was initiated back in 2003 has been extended again to run through the end of 2014. The intention is to encourage investors to continue to purchase foreclosed REO properties. Without this extension, Investors would be required to hold onto these properties for a minimum of 90 days before they are allowed to be purchased by a buyer utilizing an FHA loan. Here's an article at Realtor Mag with additional details: FHA OKs 2-Year Extension to ‘Anti-Flipping&rsqu...
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A Visit to Washington D.C. -- Renovating the FHA 203k

A Visit to Washington D.C. -- Renovating the FHA 203k
Having delivered a live seminar on November 12th in Beltway, MD, Teresa and I enjoyed a beautiful Fall weekend in Washington D.C. This is a very pretty place to be when the leaves are changing colors, especially when it was as warm and sunny as we experienced. On Monday I was honored to participate in a roundtable discussion at HUD/FHA headquarters focused on improving the 203k program. In effect, we were gathered to discuss renovating the renovation loan itself! It was a pleasure to spend time...
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The 203k is the True “Green Mortgage”

The 203k is the True “Green Mortgage”
We’re living in a world that’s turning green. I’m sure you’ve noticed. Everyone, it seems, every organization, every product, every man, woman and child wants to be green in this age of eco-consciousness. And a lot of the effort put behind the green movement is a really great thing – hopefully future generations will thank us.On the other hand, a lot of what’s going on is really “greenwashing”, where any excuse to label something environmentally friendly leads to marketing claims that ar...
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The 203k Opportunity -- Not Just For REO's

The 203k Opportunity -- Not Just For REO's
In my travels across the country, I often talk about the "Perfect Storm" of opportunity that's now available to millions of Americans through the use of the FHA 203k Renovation Loan Program. What's important to recognize is that while a renovation loan is an ideal solution for many of these distressed properties, this a solution that is not just for REO's and short sales.
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FHA 203k Offers Great Opportunities for Investors Too!

FHA 203k Offers Great Opportunities for Investors Too!
Although conversation about the FHA bringing an "Investor K" back to the market has continued for some time, currently investors can’t buy homes themselves using the FHA 203k. But does that mean they’re left on the sidelines when it comes to applying the power of our favorite renovation loan? Absolutely not! Get the word out to your investor friends that there’s an amazing new opportunity for them to make a great return on distressed properties in distressed condition across America.
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