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Here's one unusual tip on how to beat out all-cash buyers

It's a competitive market out there!
When the market gets competitive, all-cash offers typically win out as inventory tightens and bidding wars commence. This leaves borrowers who choose to finance at an extreme disadvantage - until now. One unique tip from an article in The New York Times could be the key difference in locking in a home, but it's not for everyone.
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Sandwich generation homes on the rise

Two factors driving the increase
The number of homes where three generations live under one roof, also known as sandwich homes, continued to trend higher over the last several years. As a result, Trulia identified two factors behind the rise in this type of housing.
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Mortgage income pushes SunTrust earnings up in Q2

Mortgage apps increase 27% annually
SunTrust Bank reported positive earnings for the second quarter. Revenues increased from last month and last year, driven mainly by the company’s mortgage-related income, which increased even while interest rates are near all-time lows.
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Clayton Holdings launches new underwriting program for "fix and flip" lending

Company offers end-to-end underwriting, valuation and due diligence solution
Clayton Holdings, a provider of loan due diligence, surveillance, REO management, consulting, valuation, title and settlement services to the mortgage industry, revealed its latest offering. The new solution is already in the market and is specifically designed for the "fix and flip" market.
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