• Mortgage

    FHA has been a great tool for first home buyers and investors alike. They offer low down payments starting at 3.5%. They made loans available to buyers with less than perfect credit ratings and even offered loan packages that allowed a home owner to wrap renovation costs into the loan.

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  • Foreclosures

    If you are an investor or potential homebuyer looking for incredibly discounted properties, then you are more than likely looking for foreclosures (or other distressed properties). Although these homes often require some minor to moderate renovations before you can place them back on the market – or live in them comfortably – distressed properties provide some great opportunities for buying a home below market value.

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  • Infographics

    The Infographic below shows multiple factors that contribute to the housing market in Dallas. Many of these are important factors like the unemployment rate, average home pricing and homes not mortgaged, which may give better facts about Dallas foreclosures and its low home price average and how the city of Dallas compares to Texas foreclosures.

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  • Foreclosures

    With the end of the year quickly approaching, there are essentially two things on the minds of those directly involved with the current real estate market. First, you have those facing foreclosure wondering whether they will lose their homes before Christmas. Then you have investors (and those living in a state with a struggling real estate market) wondering what real estate will look like in 2013.

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  • Infographics

    There are many different factors that contribute to the Real Estate market. Some of these factors were to blame for the amount of Georgia foreclosures. Atlanta is a big factor in this infographic due to the number of Atlanta foreclosures being the highest in the

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  • General

    It is very hard to find something that literally every American agrees upon – partly due to our differing societal values and partly due to stubbornness – but there is one thing that just about all of us believe: the United States has been struggling financially.

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  • Infographics

    There are a lot of factors that impact the rate at which Americans own homes – especially household income. Often, the rise or fall of household income has much to do with how many americans can afford to own homes. Throw in inflation and interest rates and it is easy to see what factors were involved with the decline of homeownership rates since 2004 and the housing market collapse in 2007.

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  • Real Estate Investing

    Let’s assume you are a real estate investor who has decided to jump into the current market, especially with rising home prices and signs of real estate and economic recovery being underway. You have made the big decision – what do you do next?

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  • Foreclosures

    Real estate market investors have been incredibly interested in the falling home prices and low interest rates over the last few years; however, it was not until recently that many investors gained the confidence to start putting their money on the table by purchasing investment properties.

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  • Real Estate Investing

    When the real estate market crashed, not many people truly understood how far the market had fallen. Of course, everyone hoped that the real estate market would recover swiftly; however, we quickly found out that the road to recovery was long and hard.

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  • Foreclosures

    Over the last couple of years, one question has been floating around when it comes to real estate, is now the best time to invest?

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  • Foreclosures

    One of the key signs of real estate market progress is new home construction. Over the last few years, new home construction has remained low, leaving many real estate investors weary of the current real estate market.

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  • Housing Market Crisis Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

    by Simon Lindsay on Foreclosure Crisis

    Foreclosure Crisis

    You know the story by now: Housing prices started to rise in the 1980’s and, with the exception of a few down periods, continued to rise faster and faster through the 1990’s and early part of this century until June, 2006 – the date most experts agree the housing market crisis began in

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  • Foreclosure Crisis

    As we reported earlier this week, the foreclosure settlement over robosigning and other scandals is heating up. The federal government, state governments, and five major banks have been in discussions for months now regarding the banks and their role in the foreclosure crisis. Previous talks included the possibility of a hefty, multi-billion dollar fine, and a principal reduction or writedown plan involving current

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  • Foreclosure Crisis

    We’ve been following the ongoing struggle between the government and several major lenders over accusations (pretty well documented at this point) that major banks were engaging in shady and deceptive practices in processing foreclosures. As a result of these practices, many homeowners were wrongfully foreclosed on – hence the pending lawsuit from 50 state attorneys-general and the federal

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