Time To Buy Houses – 3 Reasons Why 2012 Is THE Bottom

It’s time to officially declare a real estate price bottom. And yes, prices could erode further in the hardest hit markets – At least statistically – but remember, the lower they’ve gone, the more likely they are to rebound with gusto.

An Update on Foreclosure Activity

Over the last few years a lot has happened in regards to the foreclosure process, which has ultimately affected the overall real estate market. Although a lot of lenders have pushed foreclosure properties through the pipeline at an accelerated rate since the end of 2011, many distressed properties in judicial foreclosure states are still in limbo due to the long foreclosure process in these states.

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 […]

Smaller Lenders Face Repercussions For Faulty Foreclosures

Currently there are a plethora of distressed properties on the market listed as foreclosures and short sales, which provides exceptional foreclosure investing opportunities for everyone from first time homebuyers to seasoned investors.

$17 Million of Federal Funds Used for Affordable Housing in Miami

Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest non-profit affordable housing developer, is putting $17 million of federal stimulus funds into rehabilitating three formerly distressed properties. It’s all part of the US Department of Housing and Urban Developments neighborhood stabilization program.

On the Rocky Road to Housing Recovery

The housing market is nearing bottom, but getting there remains dicey. Home sales are steady, more sellers are lowering their prices and the inventory of homes for sale is dropping.

California Home Sales Increased in November, Report Says

Monthly and annual home sales numbers increased in November, according to a new report by the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.). Sales of single family detached homes were up 2.1 percent, and that is good news for real estate professionals. In October, single family home sales reached 493,140, and in November, they topped 503,570 units, […]

Distressed Properties Top Out: Now What?

In a story from the Wall Street Journal this morning the level of distressed properties around the world is expected to rise. The even worse news is, demand for said properties is expected to decline as well. What this means is, those inflated stories citing sales increases will cease to over inflate an already dismal economic consensus. When you next hear of sales volumes, a more true picture may be gleaned.

US Housing Inventory Struggles with Lack of Attractive Homes

The US Housing inventory is finally falling after years of an oversupply of homes, but unfortunately this isn’t good news, and as a report in the Wall Street Journal points out it just highlights yet another problem, which is the lack of attractive homes for sale. At the end of September there were over 2.19 […]

RealtyTrac Reports Increase in Short Sales Over Second Quarter

US banks are finally making a difference in the battle to clear the large distressed property inventories plaguing real estate markets by agreeing to increased numbers of short sales, it’s been revealed. What’s more, the average short sale transaction is being completed much faster than before, reports real estate analysis firm RealtyTrac. Speaking to Bloomberg, […]

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