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The Robosigning Scandal: Outcomes for Investors

The Robosigning Scandal: Outcomes for Investors


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In February 2012, a number of high-profile lenders including Wells Fargo, Citi, Ally, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase reached a settlement with the US government in the so-called “robosigning” scandal that saw thousands of foreclosure cases processed without anyone ever actually reading the documentation...

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Frogs vs. E-mail

Frogs vs. E-mail


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Many of us have the natural human tendency to put off a hated task as long as possible. If Mark Twain's right, though, there's a good chance this proclivity could be costing you both money today and long-term financial success tomorrow. Are you ready for it? Frogs vs. E-mail! After more than two decades...

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Looking Ahead: Jobs, Mortgages and Housing

Looking Ahead: Jobs, Mortgages and Housing


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As the dust settles from the Presidential election, trend watchers in all areas of the economy are assessing current conditions and looking to what lies ahead. For the still-struggling housing markets, this means turning attention to factors that may contribute to continued growth, such as an improving...

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Inflation + Income Property = Profit

Inflation + Income Property = Profit


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“Inflation investing” or income property investing, as Jason Hartman refers to it, can be a tricky concept to understand. To the first responder seeking to create financial independence and accustomed to thinking of the idea that debt is bad, it’s critical to shift into a “real” vs “nominal”...

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Home Wholesaling: No Small Investors Allowed

Home Wholesaling: No Small Investors Allowed


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Although the flood of foreclosed homes hitting housing markets around the country has slowed since the mortgage crisis of a few years ago, many foreclosures are still being held by banks, real estate groups and federal lenders such as Fannie Mae. Now, as these groups launch plans to sell these foreclosed...

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Hardships Open Doors to Short Sales

Hardships Open Doors to Short Sales


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Recent news that the number of US mortgage delinquencies continues to fall indicates good news for the beleaguered US housing market as a whole. With better employment conditions and a willingness on the part of some lenders to assist struggling homeowners, fewer houses are ending up in foreclosure....

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Foreign Real Estate Investors: Who's Buying Now?

Foreign Real Estate Investors: Who’s Buying Now?


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The dust is clearing after the US housing collapse of a few years ago and the general housing market appears to be rebounding. But more stringent mortgage standards and economic factors make it difficult – if not impossible – for many former homeowners to buy a home, or for first time hopefuls to...

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Hurricane Sandy: A Hard Hit on the Housing Market?

Hurricane Sandy: A Hard Hit on the Housing Market?


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Call it a superstorm, a perfect storm, or Frankenstorm, Hurricane Sandy plowed its way up the Eastern Seaboard on the last weekend in October, colliding with other weather systems to wreak havoc on the people and infrastructures of several states. As business and home owners emerged to calculate the...

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Rental Property Insurance: Are You Covered?


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As if Hurricane Sandy and the promise of a new storm looming on the horizon weren’t enough to rattle the nerves of Northeastern property owners, New Jersey was struck by a small earthquake in the early hours of November 5, 2012. This news comes amid reports that homeowners and rental property owners...

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Mortgages Are an Investor's Friend

Mortgages Are an Investor’s Friend


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Having a mortgage can protect your investment. Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that ripped the Eastern seaboard during the last weekend in October, destroyed thousands of homes in several states. As a way to help homeowners whose properties were damaged by the storm, mortgage giant Freddie Mac has offered...

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