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HUD's Proposals For Reform
October 19, 2002 On July 29, 2002, HUD released a set of proposals to substantially change the ways in which home loans are originated in the US.  As usual, the proposals were open for comment, and many thousands of them were received.  Mine was among them, and is shown ... more...

Are Settlement Services Overpriced?
July 6, 1998 "In my recent home purchase, I bought title, property hazard, and mortgage insurance policies from 3 different companies that I did not know, at prices given to me by my lender. Judging from the circumstances, I am guessing that ... more...

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Real Estate Investment Trust
Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) A trust that uses investors money to purchase and manage real estate. A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a company that invests its assets in real estate holdings. REIT investments may be excellent inflation hedge. REIT's ... more...

Realtor
Realtor © Realtor © is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors © (NAR), an organization with over 700,000 members, and subscribes to its code of ethics. ... more...

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Get instant on-line mortgage rate quote and closing cost estimate. Only put your loan numbers. No contact info required. Compare offers from top mortgage lenders... more...

Real Estate Stories that Show You How!
Lets begin easing you out of the pits. I mean, comfort zone! Im going to slowly and methodically give you as many little sparks and insights to the relatively simple ways that ordinary people use real estate to achieve extraordinary results.Stories are the best spark plugs. They let you casually ... more...

Real Estate Problem Solver
IntroductionThere are many areas one can invest in. Since I was 15 years old I have looked for the fastest, most effective way to accumulate a lot of wealth, with the least amount of risk. I am now 58. While looking for this road to truth, I spent a lot of time in the school of hard knocks. The ... more...

Boston Real Estate You Still Have Considerable Control Over the Sale of Your Boston Home
Boston real estate is a hot topic. Daily newspaper articles comment on whether or not a bubble exists in the Boston real estate market, when and if it will pop, how interest rates affect the market, why Boston residents are snapping up interest-only loans, and how foreign investors in our ... more...

Florida Investment Real Estate and What Are Considerations Before Buying
Investment Real Estate, First Things FirstConsidering investing in property? What are some pertinent things to consider before taking this leap? Of all the investment possibilities, investment in land generally produces the most positive results. It is vital, however, to carefully investigate ... more...

5 Rock-Solid Real Estate Investment Strategies
Investing in real estate is more complex than simply buying and selling homes. To help new real estate investors to decide which strategy might work for them I put together 5 rock-solid strategies. It is up to you which strategy you feel more comfortable with.1. Buy and HoldThis real estate ... more...

The Mind of the Real Estate Investor
Myself and many others are living proof that by changing your mental and physical habits, you can build your wealth. This mini-course focuses on changing or fine-tuning your mental habits and attitudes toward real estate investment so that you can profit at will. It's about getting your mindset ... more...

Part 1: FAQs From Media Interviews With Real Estate Author
Do you feel there is going to be a real estate bubble?Nash: No. Are some coastal and resort markets over-heated, yes. I dont feel that markets will collapse. But investors and property owners should be ready for longer market times, diminishing over-full-price and multiple offers in over-heated ... more...

Pre Construction Investment Real Estate - Pros and Cons
Many people have been asking me Mark, why would I buy a brand new pre construction investment condo when I can buy an older one and fix it up and sell it? This is a good question. Some people do very well buying old fixer uppers and throwing in some new carpet and new paint and making a few bucks ... more...

Are You Really A Twenty First Century Investor
Todays residential real estate market for investors has become very competitive in most major markets. The vast majority of real estate investing seminars and clubs are encouraging you to search out desperate home owners or distressed properties to be rehabbed.Not to mention the fact that todays ... more...

Should I Still Buy Real Estate After All That Has Happened?
Rehoboth Beach Delaware is called the Nations Summer Capital because we are such a common second home and entertainment location for the powerful and influential people of Washington D.C. There are few people making over $75,000 a year in the DC professions who do not frequent this area when they ... more...

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