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The home you want to purchase needs repairs. Have you considered the FHA 203K loan?
Posted Tue, Feb 26th 2019 3:24 pm
You have found the perfect home but....it needs some repairs. You would like it wrapped in the mortgage. Can that be done? Sometimes the solution is the FHA 203K Loan. It allows up to $35,000 in re...

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Florida Assist Program - 1st Time Homeowners
Posted Wed, Jan 30th 2019 9:00 am
The Florida Assist Program offers $7,500 to be used for down payment or closing costs. It is a second mortgage with deferred payment. You would only repay if you sold the property, refinanced, or i...

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IKEA Warehouse to Open in Spring 2019
Posted Wed, Jan 30th 2019 9:00 am
IKEA has purchased warehouse space for a fulfillment center in Lakeland, Florida. Plans are to open in Spring of 2019. The fulfillment center will employ approximately 200.

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FHA Loan Limits Increase 2019
Posted Tue, Jan 29th 2019 9:15 am
FHA loan limits in Polk County have been increased to $314,827. Conventional Loan Limits are $484,350.

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USDA Home Loans on Hold
Posted Thu, Jan 24th 2019 9:00 am
USDA Home Loans are included in the government shutdown that started 12/22/2018. If you are using a USDA Loan to purchase your next home, you may want to consider using one of the other loans avail...

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Lakeland Ranked in Top 10 Cities to Buy a Home
Posted Sun, Jan 20th 2019 9:00 am
Lakeland Ranked #1 by Realtor.com as Top 10 Cities for Buying a Home Realtor.com published a list of the top 10 cities for buying a house in 2019, where there are jobs, construction is building, a...

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