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The Shadow Inventory Has a Shadow


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Rising home prices, limited inventory and low mortgage interest rates are being hailed as more encouraging signs of the recovery of the housing market. But a closer look at the factors driving this apparent rebound suggests that the much-anticipated “recovery” may be a superficial construct, propped...

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Do Artificial Interventions Sustain the Housng Recovery?


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The housing recovery is back on track – or is it? Indicators such as rising prices and low inventory of available houses for sale in many markets appear to suggest that the effects of the hosing collapse of a few years ago are fading. But some industry professionals point out that the “recovery”...

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Hot Rental Markets: A Good Year For Landlords


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Rising rents and a widening pool of ready tenants are making 2013 the year of the landlord in many areas of the US housing market. As the economy continues its crawl out of a recent slump, more people are choosing – or are forced by circumstance – to rent dwellings rather than own them. That means...

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Active Tax Breaks from Passive Losses


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Can you be passive and active at the same time? In the world of real estate tax law, you certainly can – and it may save you money. Key tax deductions for income property investors stopped short of a plunge over last year’s fiscal cliff. Now, with tax season in full swing, one often over looked benefit...

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Corporate Housing - The Stealth Investment

Corporate Housing – The Stealth Investment


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Mobile home parks. Self-storage lots. Residential housing. Commercial housing. These are just some of the ways investors can approach income property investing. But there’s one strategy we haven’t spent much time discussing and, truth be told, it’s a pretty big industry, to the tune of about $2.5...

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Heroic Investors Dropping the Stock Market

Heroic Investors Dropping the Stock Market


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Even though the stock market has recovered a bit of late, middle class investors have shown a reluctance to re-enter Wall Street’s less-than-loving embrace. Gone are those high-flying days when stocks, bonds, and mutual funds were considered the keys to a financially solvent retirement, replaced with,...

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Slowdown in New Home Building Affects the Housing Recovery


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Financial and housing industry experts point to tighter lending standards in the mortgage industry as a major reason the housing recovery is progressing in fits and starts. But according to a recent article in The Fiscal Times, another factor could have a more damaging in pact on the overall housing...

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Low Interest Rates and the Pension Plan Crisis

Low Interest Rates and the Pension Plan Crisis


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The current low interest rates have pushed a number of major US companies into shoring up their corporate pension plans with large infusions of cash in order to keep pension programs afloat. Since the funds used for bailing out troubled pension plans come directly from the company’s revenues, this...

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New Mortgage Regulations Don’t Apply to All Lenders


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The year has just begun, and already predictions from housing industry experts are focusing on trends in real estate and mortgage lending for the next year. Among the most closely watched developments are new changes in lending regulations designed to affect most mortgage servicers, including banks and...

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Millennials Say Yes to Homeownership


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A number of housing industry observers have raised concerns that the US is fast becoming a nation of renters, rather than homeowners – a phenomenon that, if true, has implications for home buyers and investors alike. But according to Marketwatch, a recent survey of young Americans suggests that rumors...

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