In another wave of unintended consequences of bank's poor lending activities and the pump and dump nature of the housing market over the past decade, defaults on Home Equity Lines of Credit have risen to historic highs. This comes just a few months after mortgage companies began to lock homeown
Without mortgages few of us would ever be able to own the roof above our ahead. But beyond that obvious truth mortgage debt, being secured on a tangible asset, is usually much cheaper than other forms of personal debt such as loans, overdrafts and of course the dreaded credit card. But the most powe
"Darin, if you are going to invest your money make sure your investment is working as hard as it can, every day. Our time is limited, so, the investment needs to have more than one component working simultaneously to build your wealth" - Manson Houmes, Retired Real Estate Investor, 74 Year
Mortgage insurance is a term that you will surely come across if you are going for a mortgage loan. Lets get straight into finding out what this term (Mortgage insurance) means.
Becoming a realtor is an easy task. Becoming a realty agent that makes a fortune on the ever changing real estate market is one of the toughest jobs today, but it pays you very well...
Stamp duty valuation is the scrutiny of tax paid on the transfer of an asset, such as real estate, between two parties. A capital gains tax valuation is valuation of a tax on capital gains, the profit realized on the sale of a non-inventory asset that was purchased at a lower price. Professional pro
There are some awesome real estate websites out there that allow you to shop for real estate armed with more information than ever before.Sites with complete MLS listing information, maps, photos, videos are becoming more and more prevalent across the web.With new data interchange and mapping techno
Last Friday leading international property agency Property Frontiers was awarded for the third year running the Best Large Agent Multi Country accolade at the esteemed 2012 AIPP Awards held at A Place in the Sun Live, Earls Court, London.
Foreclosure proceedings can be initiated by mortgage holders when the mortgage (or lien) goes into default, but there are strict procedures that must be followed. Colorado offers help to homeowners facing foreclosure through nonprofit housing counselors who facilitate communication between lenders a
A short sale is a real estate transaction wherein a homeowner sells the property for less than the amount owed to the bank. A short sale is usually preferred over foreclosure by both the borrower and lender for several reasons, including less negative impact on credit score and higher debt returns.
For the majority of people looking for properties to rent, the letting agent they choose is the missing link between finding their dream property and bagging a real nightmare but how can you ensure that the letting agent representing you and your property is reputable and reliable? And what can you
When looking for Dallas Office brokers to represent your interests you need to be aware of the different types of services that brokers can offer to their clients. Brokerage services fall into three main categories, ...
The history of real estate marketing goes at least five decades back. For very long time, realtors' best friend were newspapers. If you have been around the block a few times (as I have been), you remember page long ads especially on weekend editions but the times have changed and even the slow
Traders engage the foreign currency exchange market, or Forex, in many different ways. Some study fundamental economic relationships between countries to see how exchange rates should fluctuate. Others rely on strict formulas and chart analysis. This latter group, called "technical analysts," use ma
This article deals with how real estate can make you rich. There are many ways to benefit financially from working in real estate.
If you have given up the thought of buying a good quality home due to escalating prices, think again! Utah foreclosures present a great opportunity to invest in properties at rock bottom prices these days. Investing in Utah foreclosures enables you to enjoy the high quality of life in the wonderful
The BasicsThere are two types of deferred annuities, and both types share some of the rules regarding taxation of withdrawals. However, there are certain tax rules that only apply to one type of deferred annuity or another, and this is the reason for confusion regarding how and when...
When trying to find real estate, most people tend to make the same mistakes, which can be avoided by undertaking some research. Therefore, it is important for you to find a reliable and trustworthy agent who will work with you through the entire process of finding a home.
This article discusses the latest Fannie Mae proposition that allows tenants' living in foreclosed homes to remain after the foreclosure has been completed. This I believe can be counter-productive by removing these potential buyers and renters from an already shallow pool of buyers.
Different homes have different benefits. Some people prefer a single accommodation to save money, while others might need the extra rooms for members of their family. But did you know that having 3 bedroom apartments ...