Feb 28

To do their part to inject the real estate industry with life, the FHA has recently relaxed the anti-flipping rules but some argue that recent FHA measures are self interested as they also have taken measures like raising mortgage insurance premiums to fill their drying coffers.

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Feb 28

Reeling from the recession’s one-two-three-punch of job woes, climbing mortgage payments and evaporating equity, desperate homeowners are dipping into a nearby income stream to avoid foreclosure: That bedroom just down the hall.

via RISMedia.

Feb 28

Is landlording the way to go if you are starting into real estate investing today?

via Real Estate Investing

Feb 28

“For those unfamiliar with RM systems, they price apartments kind of like hotels price their rooms. Prices can change daily.”

via Multifamily Technology 360°

Feb 28

History never looks like history when you are living through it.–John W. Gardner (1912 – 2002), quoted by Bill Moyers

Feb 27

The agency clarifies documentation that taxpayers will need in an effort to curtail widespread fraud in the program.

via latimes.com.

Feb 27

Home prices are falling, rents are tumbling, and apartment vacancies are rising. So why are thousands of small investors becoming landlords?

via WSJ.com.

Feb 27

Ending 2009, 25% of mortgage holders owe more than their homes are worth, according to First American CoreLogic with problem areas like Nevada plaguing the national average as 70% of borrowers underwater. More than 50% of borrowers Florida and Arizona as well as 33% of California borrowers are underwater.

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