Realty Trac: Median Price of Distressed Homes up 18%



The median price of distressed residential properties, which are those that are either in the foreclosure process or owned by a bank, jumped up by 18 percent year-over-year in October

Are Home Prices About to Dip?



The spike expected in homes prices during the traditionally busy spring and summer buying season never really developed. Prices in much of the nation remain higher than a year ago but didn’t go up as much as expected. Last year the gain from the second quarter to the third was three percent. This year it […]

Real Estate Investing Success is Knocking at Your Door



What’s amazing is the mass media and even seasoned professionals claim there is no money to be made in real estate today. There is nothing further from the truth. Real estate has made more millionaires over the years than any other industry. It wasn’t always as easy as it is today to make your fortune […]

Why are More Buyers Bringing Cash to the Table?



All-cash purchases are on the rise, despite a decrease in distressed sales and investor activity, according to the NAR’s Realtors Confidence Index of about 3,000 survey respondents.

Investors Making a Comeback in Real Estate



Many housing experts have predicted a slowdown in investor activity this year, but investors don’t appear to be fading away from the market. They might just be shifting their focus to different types of properties, as distressed inventories dry up in many markets.

Beazer Homes USA Investing in Distressed Homes



With all the sales of distressed homes at huge discounts, it’s no secret that builders are struggling to compete with them. But rather than sit their complaining and moaning, at least one national builder has decided to take advantage of the situation.

Mega Investors, Real Estate Technology And People



Will real estate based technology replace the human touch? Does it matter? Waypoint Real Estate Group is harnessing technology to purchase homes – thousands of them at the rate of about five to seven every day – and that same technology is being used to keep track of them. Current real estate conditions across the […]

Existing Home Sales End Year on a High



Existing home sales pulled off a late surge at the end of last year, growing by 5% in November to leave total home sales up by 1.7% from 2010’s levels, the third consecutive month in which the pace of sales had shown improvement.

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