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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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Real Estate Investing The Job Escape
Real estate investing is pretty unusual in lots of ways. Real estate investing is creative. Real estate investing is risk-taking excitement. Real estate investing is diverse activity. Most of all, real estate investing is very profitable.I'll never forget the words of one of my professors who said, ... more...

Investing In Real Estate Investors
With the never-ending changes in our Real Estate Markets real estate professionals are starting to pay attention to the sound of new commission streams of income. Some realtors have either shied away or ran-away from such terms as Cap Rate, & Cash-on-Cash Returns. Terms that only the smart and ... more...

Successful Real Estate Investing
One of the best roads to wealth in America has always been the acclimation and development of good, solid, income-producing real estate. Real estate ownership is one of the best ways to achieve financial independence for the average person. But in order to be a successful real estate investor, you ... more...

Reinventing Real Estate, Part 1: Online and Empowered Consumers Are Taking Charge and Paying Less
For decades, the real estate world turned in a predictable manner. The roles of buyers, sellers and real estate professionals were fairly well defined and transactions followed a predictable path of yard signs, newspaper ads, open houses and miles of paperwork.Recently, online and empowered ... more...

Beat the Crowd When Investing in Real Estate
We all are thinking about it and some of us are actually taking action and getting their hands on real estate investment properties. The longer the NY Stock Exchanges doesnt produce desirable returns the more people are starting with real estate investments.For most of us the obvious choice of ... more...

Use Real Estate Loans To Finance A Commercial or Residential Property
Real estate is one of the most lucrative investment options. Besides using it for investing, people acquire real estate to have a comfortable and sprawling residence. Real estate is also used to further a persons business and commercial interests. Although enticing, buying a desired real estate is ... more...

Real Estate Investing Financing Truths - Part 2
No Money Down and other 'Creative' Real Estate Investment MethodsFor many years, investors have seen the traditional real estate investment methods described in Part 1 of this article as a lot less than desirable!They began looking at the prices of houses and finding methods of bringing the ... more...

Finding, Fixing, Financing, and Flipping - The Short Course
Most people get involved in Real Estate investing to make money.Pretty self-evident - or, is it?What would you say if I told you that everything you have been taught about Real Estate investing and making money "rehabbing" your real estate investments is wrong?Well, at least, much of it!Let's take ... more...

Free Real Estate Investing Course
So you know you have what it takes to make a healthy living in the investment real estate market but you dont know where to get started? This FREE real estate investing course will show you the process used by some of the biggest names in the industry and how they got started in the industry ( you ... more...

Donald Trump on Real Estate
I love what Trump says about the business of real estate.I am a big believer in setting up business systems for all my clients. So it is cool to hear from a master like Trump about the importance of systems!Sincerely, Tom KishTHE REAL ESTATE BUBBLE OF 2005?'What Donald Trump has to say about the ... more...

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