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.

Mixed-Use Property Developments Growing in Popularity in Memphis



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Mixed-use property developments are rapidly growing in popularity throughout Memphis, according to the latest reports. Memphis Business Journals recently reported the purchase of almost 19 acres by McNeill Commercial Real Estate.

Follow These 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.

College Grads Set to Drive Growth in Some Cities



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About a quarter more young college grads live in a major metro area today than in 2000, double the percentage increase in cities’ total populations, according to a report by the City Observatory.

Earning Wealth in Real Estate



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The real estate market is frequently at the center of national economic news. Mostly it’s about whether or not homeowner values are increasing or decreasing but there is plenty written about real estate investing. When it comes to taking the step up from personal residence investing to more diversified real estate investing, it can be […]

FHFA Plans to Ease Lending Standards



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Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt on Monday announced plans to expand home buyers’ access to mortgages by loosening up lending standards. During the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual conference, Watt said FHFA will release guidelines “in the coming weeks” to allow increased lending to borrowers with down payments as low as 3 percent. FHFA, […]

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.

Don’t Want To Reveal How Much You Paid For Your New Home?



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Clients who recently purchased a new home might find themselves in an awkward place when an inquiring mind – a friend, neighbor, colleague, or relative – questions them about the price of their home

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.