Archives for January 2012

Business Intelligence 2012: Deploy It Or…



Real estate, property management, vacation rentals, even huge commercial entities need to be aware, there’s a paradigm shift occurring where digital business goes. Business Intelligence, otherwise known as BI, is no longer something just the techies understand and utilize.

The Basics Of Using Hard Money To Buy and Fix Investment Property



Hard Money is a type of loan that is generally used by real estate investors to purchase and repair a piece of real estate. Lenders are mostly small companies or private individuals with funds to invest. Learn how to exploit this kind of loan to its full potential and make the most from your investments.

Myanmar’s Former Capital City Attracting Western Interest



Until recently very few Westerners had the chance to visit Myanmar as the former British colony spent the last 50 years being ruled by a military regime with a questionable human rights and democracy record, leading to sanctions being imposed by Western governments.

Memphis Real Estate – A Reason for Optimism?



Could 2012 be the year that real estate finally picks itself up of the floor? Across the nation, we are seeing individual markets showing stirrings of life. Of course prices remain at record lows and we still face potentially millions more foreclosures, but on a local scale in many cities, there is much to be optimistic about.

Indianapolis Hopes for Housing Boost after Super Bowl



The city of Indianapolis is only a week away from hosting Super Bowl XLVI. As the New England Patriots and New York Giants move in, many in the city are hoping visitors will like what they see and help boost the struggling housing market by taking up residence.

First-Time Buyers Keeping it Small



As first-time buyers begin their hunt for a home, a couple of priorities seem to dominate their thoughts more than anything else – keeping things small and affordable.

REMN Inc. Opens New Office in Burlington, New England



Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. (REMN), who are one of the largest privately held non-bank lenders in the US, has just announced the opening of a new retail location in Burlington, VT. The new Burlington office will be staffed by local lending experts who will be able to bring REMN’s mortgage products to real estate professionals and residents throughout New England.

The U.S. Housing Crisis – Is There A “One Size Fits All” Solution?



As the housing crisis enters it’s 5th year, there’s still no final solution in sight – other than just living through it until it’s over (Whenever that may be). The problem is that the secondary mortgage market, which is the vehicle for mortgage financing in the U.S., has many different parts and many different players, who each have a variety of different financial objectives.

Republican Candidates Offer Few Solutions to Housing



Up until recently, the housing crisis has been mysteriously absent from the GOP candidate’s agenda – when they discuss economics, they talk about creating jobs and reducing debts, while largely ignoring the fact that millions of American homeowners are fighting to avoid foreclosure.

How To Use SEO To Get Your Home Sold



As you probably well know by now, the real estate market has been slow in the past few years. That’s not to say that there aren’t people out there still doing very well, but the fact of the matter is that properties are not selling as easily or as quickly as they used to.