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Mortgage industry (4)

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How to become a mortgage broker in Florida

While becoming a real estate agent is a common choice, another option is to become a mortgage broker. Becoming a mortgage broker is a great career...

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How to find commercial property buyers

Now that we are moving away from a socially distanced world, commercial real estate is on the upswing. Naturally, many people want to take advantage...

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Mortgage Rate vs. APR: What’s the Difference?

There are so many different terms within the mortgage world that they all seem to run together. Some of the most easily confused terms are mortgage...

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Q&A: New COVID-19 mortgage rules for self-employed borrowers

Freddie Mac’s and Fannie Mae’s announcement about stricter guidelines has made it tougher for the self-employed to qualify for a mortgage. We ask our...

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Cashout in time of Coronavirus

Investors seek to recapture equity as they look at increasing opportunities in the real estate market.

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A survey of the post-COVID-19 private mortgage marketplace

An entire segment of the mortgage lending industry, known as Non-QM, was severely affected overnight due to the economic wrath created by COVID-19.

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Vaster Capital funds $11 million commercial land loan in Aventura, FL

Vaster Capital continues to provide financing to innovative developers in South Florida, as they finalized funding on a development site loan in...

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Tax & reporting for foreign investors in U.S. real estate: Part II

FIRPTA Withholding and FinCen Reporting is covered in part two of our Tax and Reporting Requirements for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate.

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Tax & Reporting for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate: Complete Guide

Estate taxes, gift taxes, and income taxes are covered in part one of our Tax and Reporting Guide for Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate. 

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Vaster funds $20.3 million Palm Beach acquisition by Tricera Capital

Vaster Capital continues to make headline news in the world of real estate. Our recent expansion into commercial bridge lending is already making an...

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Trends in South Florida real estate 2019

Resiliency is a characteristic that I place much value on. The ability to bounce back from a crisis and return to normalcy or to face adversity and...

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