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Number of Homes Sold in Southern California by 14%

According to a recent article in the LA Times, the number of homes sold in Southern California during November was up 14% from the same month last year. The increase in sales marked a new high point for the month

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Common Private Money Lending Terms

If you’re exploring the opportunities afforded by rehab loans, you’re probably coming across a lot of terms and phrases that you might not be completely clear on. Private money loans are surrounded by a great deal of terminology that can

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Private Money Loans for New Investors

Did you know that Zinc Financial offers private money loans specifically tailored to new investors? While other private money loan lenders offer limited support to their clients, we at Zinc Financial enjoy working with new investors and helping them make

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House Flipping Back on Track

According to RealtyTrac, nearly 100,000 properties were flipped in the first six months of 2012. That marks a 25% increase over the number of homes that were flipped just one year ago. So what made the difference in the housing

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Federal Reserve Purchase May Boost Housing Market

The Federal Reserve has announced that it will immediately start buying up billions of dollars worth of mortgage-backed securities. These securities are essentially bonds that are composed of home loans which are packaged and sold to investors. The Fed hopes

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Can You Get a Rehab Loan with Bad Credit?

Many potential investors who would like to try their hand at house flipping feel discouraged about their chances because they have less than perfect credit. If your credit report has one or two blemishes on it, you should still consider

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Private Money Loans FAQ

People who are new to house flipping often have a lot of questions regarding the benefits of private money loans over traditional loans. Take a look at these frequently asked questions to get a sense of why you should consider

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The Advantages of Private Money Loans vs. Bank Loans

Private money loans for house flippers have a number of distinct advantages over traditional bank loans. Many banks won’t even offer loans to people investing in rehab homes because such financial institutions simply aren’t set up to handle these types

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California Foreclosures Can Be Great Investment Opportunities

There are currently a vast number of foreclosed properties on the market in California. In general foreclosed homes tend to be quite distressed, but the current economic situation has left a number of foreclosures for sale that are actually in

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