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.

Lenders Go All-In On Multifamily Apartments



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Lenders dished out $172.5 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units in 2013 — a multifamily lending record, according to a new Mortgage Bankers Association report.

Reasons NOT To Claim On Your Home Insurance



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In some states, all it takes is just one claim to a home owner’s property insurance to see premiums soar by hundreds of dollars. Filing a single claim can result in a monthly premium increase of 9 percent, according to a study by InsuranceQuotes.com.

50 Ways You Can Use Evernote To Manage Your Real Estate Business



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Evernote can become one of your most valuable business tools if you develop habits and set up automation to save information, locate it when you need it, and share it selectively with clients or other business contacts.

Crowdfunding Comes to Chicago Commercial Real Estate Investing



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In 2012, Congress passed legislation that would allow equity crowdfunding. Since last year, crowdfunding has grown exponentially, opening vast new opportunities for investing in commercial real estate.

NAHB Study Reveals Regional Differences in Real Estate



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Depending on where you live, new single-family homes vary drastically on price, design features, building materials, and even financing, reveals a study from the National Association of Home Builders, using 2013 Census Bureau Survey of Construction data.

Post-Foreclosure Hell: Banks Still Chasing Ex-Homeowners Years Later



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More banks are getting aggressive in pursuing deficiency judgments, finding that the proceeds of foreclosure sales may not have been enough to cover the amount of the loans, plus penalties, legal bills, and other fees.

Staying Connected & Keeping it Professional



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Technology makes you more connected and with that, comes a rush to always be responsive. But in that rush, you may be tempted to take some shortcuts with your messaging.

Are you Overconnected?



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Oversharing things on social media isn’t the only sin technology users have to worry about. There’s another common tech etiquette downfall: never disconnecting.