Herb Strather Revealed As Detroit’s Mystery Blight Buyer



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Herb Strather, a casino and real estate developer in Detroit, has big plans for the more than 6,000 foreclosed homes he recently snagged in an auction.

Using Gmail with Zoho for Customer Relationships Management



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Customer Relationships Management, is known by a lot of names, including contact management, prospect management, and client management. There’s not much ability in that respect with Gmail

The Real Reasons Renters Choose to Rent



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About 20 percent of renting households don’t have any intentions to purchase a home in the future, and researchers at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies recently surveyed such renters to find out why

Top Agent Network Brings Lawsuit Against Zillow, Alleging Fraud



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Top Agent Network, a real estate business networking site, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Zillow stole its trade secrets and made a copycat version of its “coming soon” feature for listings.

How to Sell a Previously Flooded Home



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As a homeowner, flooding can be a terrifying experience, causing thousands of dollars of damage by rotting wood, rusting metal, delaminate flooring, and more.

Detroit Foreclosure Auction Attracts $3M Bid for 6,000 Crumbling Homes



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Detroit is on a mission to unload its blight, with plans to foreclose on one of every five properties in default in the city. Last week, in a mega-auction, one bidder offered up $3.2 million for a bundle of more than 6,000 foreclosures, which equates to about $500 per property.

Boomerang Buyers AREN’T Bouncing Back



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Only a small number of Americans who went through a foreclosure or short sale during the economic downturn have bought homes again, according to a study by Experian.

Using Sugarsync as a Backup for your Real Estate Data



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Sugarsync is an online service that requires a download of their software, but once that’s done, your important files will be kept in sync between your computer and the online versions.

Top 5 Markets for Real Estate Investors in 2015



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Typical investor magnets like San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and Seattle are getting new competition from some rapidly growing markets that are set to emerge as investors top choices in the year ahead.

Follow These 10 Steps To Save Your Home From Foreclosure



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If you are worried about keeping up with your house payments, you may be stressed, overwhelmed, depressed, or just plain tired. You’re scared. But it’s important to act quickly to find solutions. Keep in mind you can’t save a home you’ve already lost.