Real Estate Investing Strategies: Buy or Sell Subject-to The Existing Mortgage

In recent years buying property subject-to the existing mortgage has not been a “mainstream” strategy for real estate investors. Even so, it is a perennial favorite with “no cash no credit” buyers who want to buy a home but cannot or do not wish qualify for a traditional mortgage loan.

Are We Entering A New Era Of Creative Financing?

Those of you old enough to remember the high interest rates of the late 1970’s, which lasted throughout the 1980’s, may recall that quite a few real estate gurus made their name during this period with books on creative financing strategies for buying real estate.

June Home Sales Drop Exposes Weakness In Fundamentals

In the housing sector, a drop in home sales in June is as unexpected as congress voting themselves a pay cut. It simply never happens. Traditionally June is one of the best months of the year for home sales, but the fact that June sales numbers are down after several months of increases, tends to reinforce the fact that the underlying economic fundamentals continue to weaken.

NY FED Estimates Millions More Foreclosures Possible In 2012 and 2013

It seems that something is amiss when you compare recent media reports with the actual housing data recently provided by William C. Dudley, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

A Perspective On The U.S. Housing Market, We Need Localized Solutions (Part 1)

As the U.S. “housing crisis” drags on, it’s time to take stock of where we’re at and take a closer look at what’s really going on out there. There are several points I’d like to make about this market to add some balance to the discussion about what to do and how to “fix” the

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