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HARP 101: Refinancing Your Mortgage

HARP 101: Refinancing Your Mortgage

Home Affordable Refinance Program, or more commonly known as HARP, is a unique refinance program first introduced in 2009 by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Department of the Treasury. Its design is to help homeowners with little to no equity in their homes, but are current on […]

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Real Estate Debate You Should Not Ignore

Real Estate Debate You Should Not Ignore

Real estate should form a prominent part of your investment, as the returns are always good. There are several options when it comes to real estate investments. These include single-family homes, apartments, and condos. The condos and apartments can accommodate many families, as they have multiple rooms or units. Single-family […]

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Tourism in Singapore Hits Record High Number in 2016

Tourism in Singapore Hits Record High Number in 2016

Tourism in the Lion City set a new record in 2016 with visitor arrivals and tourism receipts surpassing forecast growth to reach a record high, according to Singapore Tourism Board’s (STB) initial figures. Despite harsh economic conditions, the city-state still lured more visitors with a 7.7% year-over-year increase in 2016 […]

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U.S. Offshore Property Investors Wary of Travel Ban

U.S. Offshore Property Investors Wary of Travel Ban

Foreign property investors in the U.S. have begun to consider looking elsewhere due to President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven countries that predominantly have a Muslim population. Trump signed an executive order in late January that prohibited citizens of Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Yemen from entering […]

March 30, 2017 ×