3 Percent Down Payment

3 Percent Down Payment

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3 Percent Down Payment
It’s been a while since the US made a wholesale push to get more cash and income-strapped households into the ever more unaffordable American dream of owning a house. Three years to be exact, which is when nationalized housing agency Freddie Mac last rolled out a conventional mortgage that only required a 3 percent down payment for certain borrowers. Even with the modest requirements, the mortgage program had back in 2015, most Americans who needed access would be excluded. The program, which as we described at the time was designed for qualified (that being the key word) low-and moderate-income borrowers – i.e., Millennials – saw limited progress over the last few years. FHFA Director Mel Watt told Congress last year that Freddie’s 3 percent down payment program (along with a similar one from Fannie Mae) was continuing to grow. It just wasn’t growing fast enough. While putting 3 percent down payment may not have been especially challenging for most Americans, having even the modest income required to go along with it, was. So according to Zero Hedge, last week, Freddie Mac announced on Thursday it was about to supercharge its 3 percent down payment program. It launched a widespread expansion of the offering when it announced that it is [...]
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175 – Quick and Easy No Money Down Secrets

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175 – Quick and Easy No Money Down Secrets
Quick and Easy No Money Down Deals – Part 1 This week I talk about quick and easy no money down deals, in fact I am writing an ebook on this very topic which will be available in the next few [...]
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3 Percent Down Payment

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3 Percent Down Payment
It’s been a while since the US made a wholesale push to get more cash and income-strapped households into the ever more unaffordable American dream of owning a house. Three years to be exact, which [...]
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Investing in Non-Performing Notes- Investor Goddess Interview with Paige Panzarello
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Fix it Up or Sell As-Is?
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Ask Christina 1st | Interview w. Paige Panzarello "Cash Flow Chick"

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Ask Christina 1st | Interview w. Paige Panzarello "Cash Flow Chick"
In this episode of Ask Christina First, Christina interviews Paige Panzarello also known as Cash Flow Chick. Paige who will be presenting at FIBI Pasadena March 15, 2018, talks about her career in rea [...]
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September 2018 Net Worth Update

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September 2018 Net Worth Update
  This is my official September 2018 Net Worth Update. Below are my actual numbers for ALL my investments and liabilities as of 10/01/2018. Detailed explanations and a quick summary can be found [...]
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What Words Like Average and Median Mean

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What Words Like Average and Median Mean
Do you really know what words like average and median mean? Take for example this news story on May 3rd in Los Feliz Ledger. “Southern California real estate sales in February 2018 were down 0.5% fr [...]
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America Has an Aging Population

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America Has an Aging Population
Boomtown, a blog by Joanna Harrison, has some great advice about  a real estate investment opportunity. You see, according to Harrison, “America has an aging population. Currently, the median age [...]
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How to lower car insurance in 4 steps

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How to lower car insurance in 4 steps
Car insurance rates are rising — by a lot. According to the Federal Consumer Price Index, consumers saw a 7.6% rise in car insurance from 2017 to 2018. That’s more than double the average annual r [...]
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8 steps to selling a house
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The Life Lessons and Success Habits of Four Presidents — Doris Kearns Goodwin (#335)

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The Life Lessons and Success Habits of Four Presidents — Doris Kearns Goodwin (#335)
(Photo by Annie Leibovitz) “If we think this is the worst of times, history will tell you, no, we’ve had more turbulent times before, and we got through them when you had the right leader [...]
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Hamilton Morris on Better Living Through Chemistry: Psychedelics, Smart Drugs, and More (#337)

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Hamilton Morris on Better Living Through Chemistry: Psychedelics, Smart Drugs, and More (#337)
(Photo: Danilo Parra) “It’s good to take things seriously. You don’t want to be afraid, but it’s a serious experience. I would say it’s no less serious than being reborn. [...]
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5 ways to avoid overdraft fees

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5 ways to avoid overdraft fees
Overdraft fees are total BS. When consumers overdraft their accounts, it’s by an average of $24 — but then they often get hit with an average of $34 in fees. In 2016, Americans paid $15 billion i [...]
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How to save money with 7 savings wins

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How to save money with 7 savings wins
Learning how to save money is a big part of living a Rich Life. And contrary to popular belief, it isn’t just aimlessly tucking money away in a savings account or under your bed. It’s about: Good [...]
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Making Money in Paradise with Seminars and Workshops

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Making Money in Paradise with Seminars and Workshops
Making money with seminars, workshops and conferences is the final piece in our make money blogging series and one of the biggest payouts Have you ever looked at the registration costs for seminars, w [...]
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10 Entrepreneurship Books to Get You Started in 2018

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10 Entrepreneurship Books to Get You Started in 2018
Make 2018 the year you stop dreaming about being your own boss and start building your business success story with these best entrepreneurship books The American dream was based on the idea that anyon [...]
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Cheap Web Hosting: Best Sites and How Much to Spend

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Cheap Web Hosting: Best Sites and How Much to Spend
Cheap web hosting doesn’t have to mean bad web hosting. Learn how to pick the best WordPress host for your blog. The idea that cheaper isn’t always better may be true but there’s definitely a tr [...]
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3 steps to the perfect interview follow-up email

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3 steps to the perfect interview follow-up email
The days after you interview for a job can be stressful. You’re constantly checking your emails to see if you got the offer. You’re constantly running over what you did right and wrong during the [...]
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Free Side Hustle Summit [Free Expert Interviews with Side Gig Stars]

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Free Side Hustle Summit [Free Expert Interviews with Side Gig Stars]
Register Free for this Side Hustle Conference and Get 25 Side Gig Ideas Just a quick video today, a very special video announcing something I think is going to help a lot of you. Reserve Your Seat for [...]
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How to Make Money with Retail Arbitrage

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How to Make Money with Retail Arbitrage
Making money with retail arbitrage is as simple as buying low and selling high…with a few tricks in-between Today’s side gig idea is one almost everyone has tried even if few people do it well eno [...]
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How to Buy a Website [and start making money immediately]

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How to Buy a Website [and start making money immediately]
Follow these steps in how to buy a website to get started making money immediately Blogging and making money online can be frustrating, like water-torture frustrating. I didn’t make anything on my b [...]
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How to Get Equity Financing for Your Business

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How to Get Equity Financing for Your Business
Equity financing is not just for raising money for growth but about building an investor base that can help with more than just funding. Imagine having $50K to grow your business plus experienced busi [...]
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How to negotiate a raise you deserve (in 3 months)

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How to negotiate a raise you deserve (in 3 months)
I LOVE salary negotiations — and it’s not because I’m just a big weirdo who loves negotiation systems. Learning how to negotiate a raise can earn you a Big Win and help you earn thousands mor [...]
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144 Real Estate on Your Terms with Chris Prefontaine

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144 Real Estate on Your Terms with Chris Prefontaine
Real Estate on Your Terms with Chris Prefontaine On this episode of the Cash Flow Guys Podcast I interview Chris Prefontaine from Newport RI who is the Amazon Best Selling Author of the book “Real [...]
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