Smart Real Estate Investing for the New Rebound

September 7, 2012

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A new real estate boom appears to be taking root and spreading across the U.S., but is this really the investment opportunity of a lifetime or are we being set up for another exploding bubble? What Would Warren Buffett Do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett has been known to dominate the headlines and even made the [...]

Is Real Estate Recovery Right Around the Corner?

February 10, 2012

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55+ Consumers Boosting Builder Confidence A new index by the National Association of Home Builders show there’s optimism in the market for single family homes targeting the 55+ consumer. The measure takes into account builder sentiment based on current sales, prospective traffic and anticipated sales for six months. Builder confidence in the segment increased four [...]

Foreclosures Have Dropped, but Housing Market Remains Frail

January 13, 2012

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Foreclosures Touch Lowest Level According to a new report, foreclosures plummeted 34 percent in 2011 and reached the lowest mark since the recession began. Though that’s good news, the numbers are still daunting. RealtyTrac Inc., said about 1.9 million homes began their journey on the foreclosure process last year. That number could also be misleading [...]

New Signs of Life in the Housing Market

December 9, 2011

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Housing Market may Have a Better Year Ahead Would the new year ring in some much-needed cheer for the housing market? Probably, says CBSNews.com. There are some signs of a turnaround in the horizon, despite the challenges. So, what are some of the telling signs of a better future? CBS says the official unemployment rate [...]

Will Fewer Babies Born Affect the Housing Market?

November 25, 2011

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Long Road to Recovery Despite encouraging signs of a recovering market, economists and industry experts predict that the the dark cloud hovering over the housing market has yet to move away. “Real recovery remains far from reality,” according to a Washington Post story. So, don’t be misled by improving numbers. “There has been some improvement, [...]

Obama’s Housing Scorecard and the Real Estate Recovery Process

November 4, 2011

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Housing Recovery Not Until Mid-2012 Looks like the dark cloud hovering over the real estate market will linger for a while. Fiserv, a financial analytics company, predicted that home values will drop another 3.6 percent  by June 2012, causing a triple dip. That would be a 35 percent dive from the market’s glorious stint in [...]