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In the early hurly burly days of lease option rent to own and refinancing – sometime back in the 2000s – managing clients in need, ...

Maria Rekrut here from Niagara on the Lake Cottage Rental.  I came across a great Blog on Self Promotion on Social Media that I wanted ...

Investors - did you know that new mortgage originations are at their lowest level since at least 2000, according to a study released recently by ...

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The housing news has sounded awfully schizophrenic recently – it’s up, it’s down, it’s a cause for concern, it’s fueling the economy recovery… what’s really ...

Are you currently renting the home that you live in? The Distressed Real Estate Institute™ recently analyzed data on historical pricing for existing home sales ...

In Canada, right now, it’s becoming more and more difficult for real estate investors to make money. The reason for this is that it’s becoming more challenging for ...

Happy Days Are Here Again?

It looks like the recession of the housing industry is in full recovery. Unemployment remains high in many areas of the country and GDP growth ...

The economy may be gradually improving, but a quick look at the stock market's skyrocket upward and subsequent slump over the last month certainly looks ...

The profitable and growing real estate market is enticing more people to explore investment opportunities while the interest rates in the industry are still at ...

I read an article this morning in the Wall Street Journal which sheds some light on a trend I’ve seen in the rental housing market. ...

Most major metro areas in the country have a part of town that is considered an up and coming area on the verge of a ...

Are commercial real estate loans easier to find than residential loans today? Had I asked that question back in 2007, most people would have then ...

I remember the glorious days of the real estate boom in Miami. I would go to parties every month where developers announced new projects one after ...

There’s been a lot of chatter lately in major press sources about the pending recovery of the housing market. Everyone in the country ...

Where economic growth goes, housing growth often follows.

Have you ever considered real estate for your retirement account? Investing in real property may be one of the best ways to secure your financial ...

To be successful in this business you have to constantly stay in touch with what your market is doing. And since all markets are local, ...

It’s easy to understand that unemployed people aren’t buying houses, thus depriving demand within the real estate market. However, the entire cycle is ...

The Rental Boom While easily overstated, there has been something of a rental boom in 2011. Vacancy rates dropped sharply to 5.6% in the ...

I just got back from my honeymoon. I spent it on Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, which is a tiny island in the Caribbean Sea. Of ...

With the real estate sales market floundering, investors who buy old houses and renovate them for resale (“flippers”) are finding themselves unable to ...

Dear Reader, Last December I spent a week relaxing in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio is just north of the Southern Zone. As a reader ...

If you’re like me, you know many people who ended up losing a ton of money during the real estate crash and are probably still ...