20,000 new homes built in flood-risk zones

As America’s coastal communities continue to build homes in flood-risk zones, a new analysis by Climate Central and Zillow shows that nearly 20,000 homes built in the past decade are at significant risk of chronic coastal flooding by 2050. And if greenhouse gas emissions go unchecked, more than 800,000 existing homes worth $451 billion will

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Subprime loans are making a comeback under a new name

The subprime mortgage that were said to be responsible for the last housing crisis are making a comeback – but this time they’re being called “nonprime” loans

Study: Millions more Americans at risk from serious flooding

Millions of Americans who don’t live close to a recognized floodplain may still be at risk of flooding, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters

Minimizing Real Estate Investing Risk

There are many real estate investing business models. Deciding on the one that is right for you determines the level risk you are willing to take with your investment money. Most investors decide between becoming a landlord or rehabbing and flipping middle-income houses. What few people consider is owner financing lower income houses. There’s more

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Minimizing Your Risk of Investment Ruin

Real Estate investing is not the same as professional gambling but there is a concept that gamblers use that real estate investors can learn from. It’s called “bankroll management”. The objective is identifying the amount of money a gambler can put at risk for a given game without risking that he or she will lose

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Natural Disasters Threaten 10.6M Homes: Is Yours at Risk?

About 10.6 million homes, or 8 percent of the 131 million homes in the U.S., have a “very high risk” of being struck by natural disasters, according to RealtyTrac’s Natural Disaster Housing Risk Report for 2014.

Investing in Real Estate – With Risk Comes Reward

With limited knowledge that the real estate market has tanked over the last several years, you might be hesitant to pull the trigger to make what should be an excellent investment today. With some fortitude and patience, today is likely the best opportunity you’ll have in your lifetime to make a hefty profit from a

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