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May 28, 2020

San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan Supporting Documents (Video) 2020 | 2021



📄 In this video we break down the San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan needed supporting documents.   


📄 As a friendly reminder - this would pertain to anyone whom has an FHA mortgage now (or, might in the near future) and wants to lower your interest rate, drop your payments, and make it as simple as possible.


📄 Ready to rock?

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May 28, 2020

San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Secrets Revealed (Video) 2020 | 2021



📄 In this video we break down 5 San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan Secrets that you might not be aware of. 


📄 As a friendly reminder - this would pertain to anyone whom has an FHA mortgage now (or, might in the near future) and wants to lower your interest rate, drop your payments, and make it as simple as possible.


📄 Ready to rock?

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May 28, 2020

San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan Q and A (Video) 2020 | 2021



📄 In this video we break down 5 San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan common questions and answers. 


📄 As a friendly reminder - this would pertain to anyone whom has an FHA mortgage now (or, might in the near future) and wants to lower your interest rate, drop your payments, and make it as simple as possible.


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May 28, 2020

San Diego FHA Streamline Refinance Home Loan (Video) 2020 | 2021



📄 Do you have an FHA loan on a property right now? If so, don't miss this one. 


📄 And, if you are thinking about using an FHA loan on your next purchase - you don't want to miss this either. 


📄 In this video I break down how you can easily refinance your current FHA mortgage taking advantage of some of the lowest rates in US history, not needing to get (or pay for) a new appraisal, having no verification of a job, and essentially not needing 99.99% of any annoying supporting documents when you apply. 


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May 28, 2020

5 Reasons Lakeside San Diego is a Great Place to Live in 2020 | 2021

5 Reasons Why Lakeside San Diego is a Great Place to Live

Those longing for waterside living have choices in California and Lakeside is among the top picks. There are several reasons this community can be the right choice for you and your family including plenty of water sports, a great family atmosphere and diversity.

Lakeside has a population of 21,827 and grew by almost 20,000 residents from the 2000 census to the 2010 census. Its median home value is $386,800 and the median rent is $1,220, making it one of the more affordable areas of California to live. Statistics state 69 percent of those who live in Lakeside own their home.

Military families have additional options in Lakeside because the U.S. Navy has two large housing complexes especially for military dependents.

The median household income is $69.912, well above the national average of $55,322. One notable feature is it is also home to Turning Point for God, a church founded by pastor David Jeremiah.

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May 28, 2020

5 Reasons East County San Diego is a Great Place to Live 2020 | 2021

5 Reasons East County San Diego is a Great Place to Live

East County is one of the most intriguing places in San Diego. While it has a name most people recognize, it is a bit of a misnomer because East County isn't a county all to itself. It is actually part of San Diego County. 

Most people associate East County with its rural areas that include incredible lakes, deep canyons and massive wilderness, the area also includes several communities both incorporated and unincorporated. So, if you are looking to plant yourself or your family is this area, there are many varied options to choose from. 

East County also doesn't have a distinctive border. The County of San Diego draws unofficial boundaries for its Supervisorial District 2.  This area actually covers 75 percent of San Diego County with areas that include the Cuyamaca Mountains, Laguna Mountains and Palomar Mountain. It also includes Anza-Borrego State Park, which is a dessert area. 

East County is largely the polar opposite of San Diego's coastal cities. It is mountainous, full of hiking trails and wilderness, a far cry from the busyness of the cities. Its cities include both those that are more urban, but it is largely defined by its rural cities where small-town life is simpler and slower paced. 

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May 28, 2020

San Diego's 10 "Must Know" Real Estate Negotiation Tips 2020 | 2021

San Diego's 10 "Must Know" Real Estate Negotiation Tips

Whether you’re looking to purchase real estate to rent it out or to live in, one of the most daunting parts of the process can be the negotiation process.

There’s a lot that you need to know and a lot more that might not be information that people regularly give out.

You don’t want to walk away with a bad dead, but it can be hard to find the line that the seller doesn’t want to cross.

Following is a list of tips that should help you up your negotiation game and get you the best deal on real estate.

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May 28, 2020

San Diego Self Directed IRA LLC With Checkbook Control For Real Estate Investing 2020 | 2021

San Diego Self Directed IRA LLC With Checkbook Control For Real Estate Investing

For those out there that are working on getting their retirement ready for themselves, you may be trying to think of new ways to make your money work for you.

One place that a lot of people like to invest their money is buying real estate.

However, for those that have their retirement saved up and growing in an IRA, it might seem impossible to build up capital in order to invest in real estate.

But there is a way that you can use that money that you’re saving up for real estate investment.

When most people think of an IRA, they think of an account that they pour money into.

They might ask the person or company looking after the account, also known as the custodian, to use that money to buy stocks or mutual funds or other similar investment types.

While this is stable, it is rather slow and might not gain as much money as you might like.

But there is a way that you can make more money with that money that’s holed up in the account that you have created.

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May 28, 2020

A Step by Step Guide to Buying a San Diego Rental Property 2020 | 2021

A Step by Step Guide to Buying a San Diego Rental Property

Rental property is one of the best investments that anyone can make.

If you do it right, you can make a lot of money and set yourself to have some nice reserves for when something goes wrong.  

However, even though it’s pretty common knowledge that buying a rental property is a good idea, there are few places that you can find the necessary steps to buying that property.

The steps that I will give you are specifically about buying property in San Diego, but besides some number changes and location changes, these tips can help anyone that’s interested in buying rental property.

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May 28, 2020

7 Hot San Diego Beach Towns to Buy a Home in 2020 | 2021

7 Hot San Diego Beach Towns to Buy a Home in

If the thought of living on or near a beach in the San Diego thrills you, then you’ll be happy to know that not only is it entirely possible to find the perfect house in this area, but you also have a number of different towns to choose from. Each of these hot beach towns in the area has its own unique atmosphere, making it easy to find just the right one for you.

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