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How Subprime Loans Differ From Non-QM Loans: A Hard Money Lender’s Perspective.

Posted by Jim Emerson

Oct 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

During the Great Recession of 2008, millions of Americans lost their homes. The housing market collapsed, leaving the national economy in shambles.

Finger-pointing was common in the years to follow, but most financial experts can agree to one major cause: subprime mortgages.

Subprime loans are dangerous because they hide behind the pretense of helping low-income Americans.

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Topics: houston hard money lenders, private money lender, subrpime loans, non qualified mortgage loans, non qm loans

Banks vs. Private Money Lenders for ITIN Mortgage Loans

Posted by Jim Emerson

Sep 15, 2020 3:19:18 PM

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Topics: Hard Money Loans, mortgage loans, private money lender, ITIN loans, private money lenders in houston, ITIN mortgage loans

Can You Get a Mortgage Loan if You Only Have an ITIN Number?

Posted by Jim Emerson

Sep 1, 2020 3:22:03 PM

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Topics: Hard Money Loans, mortgage loans, private money lender, ITIN loans, private money lenders in houston

High Cost VS Higher Priced

Posted by Jim Emerson

Jun 10, 2020 5:15:55 PM

 

In 2010, and in response to the financial crisis that we now know as the Great Recession, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. The law places strict regulations on lenders and banks in an effort to protect consumers and prevent another all-out economic recession. It was this act that outlined a set of rules around higher priced vs. high cost mortgage rates.

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Topics: mortgage loans, home buyers, dodd frank, residential hard money loans, private money lender

Debt-To-Income Rule is a Blessing for Lenders as Well as Borrowers.

Posted by Jim Emerson

Feb 18, 2020 5:30:06 PM

While buying a house, choosing a private lender over a full-fledged financial institute for a mortgage loan is a great option. One of the many benefits of doing so is that private lenders approve loans much quicker than other financial institutions, such as banks.

Best of all, the majority of hard money lenders do not look into a borrower's credit history. Private lending is a flexible process that makes it easier for almost everyone to own a home or invest in real estate.

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Topics: mortgage loans, private mortgage investors, Debt-to-Income Rule, private money lender

   

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