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Keeping Housing Fair


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In 1968, the Fair Housing Act was adopted by congress, and amended in 1988 to increase the role of enforcement for the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). One of the most important points for fair housing enforcement is the fact that discrimination against protected classes is prohibited...

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Re-Inflating the Debt Bubble


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Reading the news has never been the best way to inspire optimism. This phenomenon has never been more true than it is today for financially astute people that are aware of causes and consequences. In a recent press conference, the US President was touting a new blitz of government programs to get the...

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Portland Real Estate Still Trending Down

Portland Real Estate Still Trending Down


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Portland experienced a cyclical expansion of market values similar to many other areas, and saw a subsequent decline after the financial crisis of 2008. The market showed signs of stabilization in 2009, but has subsequently resumed a downward correction. Values in Portland are regressing toward a more...

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19.4% ROI in Phoenix, AZ for 2011

19.4% ROI in Phoenix, AZ for 2011


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Market values in Phoenix are currently at approximately the same level as in the year 2000. The market area experienced a tremendous run-up during the real estate bubble and a spectacular during the financial crisis. During 2010, the regression back to fundamentals continued in Phoenix. For people...

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Inflation Predictions for 2011


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The general price level in 2010 relative to 2009 shows average price levels that are nearly flat. The reason for this trend is significant commodity price increases in 2007 and 2008 that collapsed after the global financial crisis. Much of the reason for the price volatility in commodities is leveraged...

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When A Dollar is Not a Dollar

When A Dollar is Not a Dollar


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One of the most important concepts for investors to understand is that a dollar today is not the same as a dollar yesterday, and is not the same as a dollar tomorrow. Over time, inflation erodes the purchasing power of currency. This is critically important, because most people focus on the nominal...

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2011 Trend Predictions in Real Estate


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One of the most impactful news items heading into 2011 is the announcement by Bank of America that foreclosure activity is being suspended1, and the decision by government agencies to increase scrutiny on the foreclosure process. In the wake of this announcement, nobody completely knows how long this...

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(Orlando) Expect a 22.5% Return on Investment in 2011

(Orlando) Expect a 22.5% Return on Investment in 2011


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The city of Orlando experienced a tremendous increase in market prices from the year 2000 through 2006, and a downward correction in prices since the beginning of 2007. As 2010 concludes and 2011 unfolds, we expect to see prices stabilize and regress toward a long-term linear growth trajectory. Currently,...

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The “Barbell” Strategy of Investing


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In the marketplace of ideas, there is no shortage of strategies for investing to produce superior returns. These range from the ‘crackpot’ infomercials schemes that infest early morning television to people that are afraid of the stock market altogether, and also include the research of Nobel laureate...

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Investing for Retirement the Heroic Way


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Anyone can have a pension fund, but successfully investing for retirement is a horse of a different color. Of one thing you can be fairly certain. If you follow the herd, watch cable television financial shows, and invest everything in the stock market, there's a good chance you'll end up with exactly...

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