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"​You’ve probably heard that foreclosures and bank-owned homes are a quick way to get a great home well below market price. Often, however, it’s challenging to buy foreclosures, especially if you’re not experienced."

HOW TO FIND AND BUY FORECLOSURES THE RIGHT WAY
    ​"Don't assume a transaction is a done deal until is is — or it may be derailed by these frustrating failures."

HOW TO HEAD OFF COMMON DEAL KILLERS
    ​​"On the advertising side, many people say print is dead, but not everybody is on the Internet."

MAINTAINING A HIGH LEVEL OF RECOGNITION

   
Trusted Choice
February 5, 2016 | View Article
  Real Estate Business
February 5, 2016 | View Article
  RIS Media
February 4, 2016 | View Article

 

 

​"The housing market is back on its feet -- or is it? Following the burst of the housing bubble and the crisis that followed, it seemed every other home on any street in the U.S. was in foreclosure. Is the apparent rebound just another illusion?"

FORECLOSURE PREDICTIONS FOR 2016
    ​"On the advertising side, many people say print is dead, but not everybody is on the Internet."

HOW TO FINANCE A FIXER-UPPER
    "Looking to add new reps to your company this year? Seek out people with these characteristics."

HOW TO HIRE SUCCESSFUL SALESPEOPLE

   
Clark Howard
February 4, 2016 | View Article
  Interest.com
February 3, 2016 | View Article
  AIS Central
February 1, 2016 | View Article

 

 

"Things might be looking good for most, but the threat of foreclosure hasn't abated for many who are still living paycheck-to-paycheck."

FORECLOSURE PREDICTIONS FOR 2016
    "On the advertising side, many people say print is dead, but not everybody is on the Internet."

HOW TO BUY A HOME WITH FRIENDS - AND WHY YOU PROBABLY SHOULDN'T
    "There are signs that an agent could be sabotaging your home sale, and the signs are there almost before you even sign the listing."

IS YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT SABOTAGING YOUR HOME SALE?
   
Improvement Center
January 28, 2016 | View Article
  NewsLiving
January 27, 2016 | View Article
  Yahoo! News
December 31, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"Things might be looking good for most, but the threat of foreclosure hasn't abated for many who are still living paycheck-to-paycheck."

EIGHT REASONS WINTER IS THE BEST TIME TO SELL YOUR HOUSE
    ​"Think foreclosed homes are always ramshackle properties with overgrown lawns, boarded-up windows, and hordes of squatters? On the contrary, they can also be mansions on the beach or stately apartments at the top of a Four Seasons Hotel that, even in their "distressed" state, are worth well into the six figures."

FORECLOSURES JUST GOT WAY FANCIER: HOW TO SCORE A DEAL ON A LUXURY HOME
    ​"You’re going to need more than a pretty picture to convince people to invest in your real estate crowdfunding venture."

HOW TO CROWDFUND YOUR NEW HOME

   
SheKnows
December 24, 2015 | View Article
  Fox News
December 22, 2015 | View Article
  American Dream
December 5, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"Can’t afford that down payment? Try crowdfunding for your new pad. Here are some tips on how you should go about crowdfunding a real estate purchase."

HOW TO CROWDFUND YOUR REAL ESTATE PURCHASE
    ​"Before you summon the moving truck, your dream home’s seller has to pick you, too. Luckily, the key to locking down your ideal abode doesn’t always mean offering the most cash. Here are five ways to tip the odds in your favor."

THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW SELLERS CHOOSE THEIR BUYERS
    ​"Hooray — it’s tax time! OK, few people get quite that excited about filling out government forms, but there’s good reason to appreciate the annual ritual. Tax deductions are a serious perk for homeowners, and they can be a major boon to your family’s finances."

SIX HOMEOWNER MISTAKES ACCOUNTANTS SAY TO WATCH

   
Trulia
December 2, 2015 | View Article
  Choice One Real Estate
November 19, 2015 | View Article
  HouseLogic
November 14, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"It’s tough to start over after your home didn’t sell, especially if you had an offer that ended without a closing. If you had backup offers waiting in the wings, lucky you! But if you didn’t, you’ve still got a few options for relisting your home after a sale falls through."

FIVE TIPS FOR RELISTING AFTER A SALE FALLS THROUGH
    ​"You’ve seen these signs. They promise to buy your home for cash. They don’t care if your home is ugly; in fact, some prefer the uglier, the better. They’ll close a deal quickly. It seems like a great deal, right? Well...yes and no."

WHO'S BEHIND THE "WE BUY HOUSES" SIGNS?
    ​"At best, the military clause is confusing; at worst, it offers conflicting information, requiring a trip to the legal office for an interpretation."

THE MILITARY CLAUSE: A LANDLORD'S PERSPECTIVE

   
Trulia
November 11, 2015 | View Article
  Military By Owner
November 10, 2015 | View Article
  Military By Owner
November 10, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"So, what's the draw of homeowners' associations? By the same token, what are the drawbacks? Here, real estate agents and homeowners weigh in on the blessings and the curses of HOAs.

FIVE PROS AND CONS OF HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS
    ​"Would the material I’d learn be so earth-shattering that it would skyrocket my business to new heights, moreso than investing those hours and dollars directly into the business itself?"

SHOULD I GET AN MBA OR START A BUSINESS?
    ​"Across the U.S., homeowners' associations are on the ascent. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 59% of newly constructed homes in 2014 were part of a homeowners' association."

FIVE PROS AND CONS OF HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS

  ​​  
Desert Pride
November 10, 2015 | View Article
  Side Hustle Nation
November 9, 2015 | View Article
  RIS Media
November 1, 2016 | View Article

 

 

"It’s unfortunate but true: Scammers, posing as would-be cash buyers, are out there. And these all-cash home sale scammers are hoping to swindle sellers — and their agents — out of their hard-earned cash."

NINE SIGNS A CASH HOME BUYER IS A SCAMMER
    ​"This is something that every renter should have on hand if you live in an uber-competitive rental market or just want your renter’s application to stand out from the pack."

WHY AND HOW YOU SHOULD CREATE A RENTER'S RESUME
    ​"In a tight rental market, owning a dog or cat may be pricier than you think. Boomers may encounter an unanticipated recurring cost that's increasingly common..."

PET RENT PUTS THE BITE ON EMPTY NESTERS
   
Money
October 29, 2015 | View Article
  ForRent.com
October 20, 2015 | View Article
  NextAvenue
October 15, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"Sometimes you can't sell the house you want to sell. You have to sell the house you have... your not-so-awesome house. What do you do?"

HOW TO SELL AN UGLY HOUSE
    ​"Besides getting a psychic reading, there are some real-world ways to make a fairly accurate prediction of how fast your home will sell. Examine these factors to get a handle on how long your home will be on the market."

SIX THINGS THAT DETERMINE HOW FAST A HOUSE WILL SELL
    ​"How can real estate investors, especially newer ones, take advantage of an opportunistic U.S. real estate climate? An insider's knowledge of real estate is a great place to start. "

HOME APPRECIATION: INSIDER TIPS ON REAL ESTATE INVESTING IN A HOT MARKET
   
U.S. News & World Report
October 14, 2015 | View Article
  Trulia
October 6, 2015 | View Article
  TheStreet
September 16, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"There are jobs beyond Walmart and McDonald's for retirees. That is good news, because the evidence is plentiful that many of us -- most of us, in some surveys -- lack a credible plan for a comfortable retirement and, for sure, lots of us lack the savings. "

FIVE GREAT JOBS FOR RETIREES
    ​"While you know that you have to pony up some amount of money upfront for application fee, broker's fee, or moving cost if you hire help, most landlords demand security deposit in case the new tenants cause any damage or issue to the rental.."

SECURITY DEPOSIT ALTERNATIVES: MONEY SAVERS OR MONEY DRAINERS?
    ​"The legalization of marijuana in many states has led owners of cannabis-related enterprises to seek out commercial practitioners for help in securing property."

POT BUSINESSES NEED YOU TO CLEAR THE HAZE
   
TheStreet
September 10, 2015 | View Article
  Realty Today
August 26, 2015 | View Article
  realtor.com
August 17, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"With the Federal Reserve planning to raise short-term interest rates by the end of the year, now may be a good time to get a good rate on a home equity loan."

GOOD AND BAD REASONS FOR TAPPING HOME EQUITY
    ​"A Quick Guide to Getting Started on the Path of Property Management (For both the Reluctant Landlord and the Intentional Investor)."

THE INDEPENDENT LANDLORD
    ​"How you negotiate when buying a home isn’t just about the price. It’s about being nice."

THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW SELLERS CHOOSE THEIR BUYERS (IT'S NOT ALWAYS THE HIGHEST BID!)

   
MortgageLoan.com
August 10, 2015 | View Article
  Military By Owner
August 5, 2015 | View Article
  HouseLogic
August 1, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"When homes are selling like hotcakes, there can still be some sticky real estate situations to wade through."

FIVE WAYS A HOT MARKET HURTS SELLERS
    ​"Although over-40 first-time home buyers face concerns that younger generations do not, buying a first home at any age is an opportunity to manage finances, and it can be a step in preparing for retirement.."

HOW TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME AFTER 40
    ​"Unlike negotiating with sellers at garage sales, flea markets, and antique stores, real estate negotiations take a lot more patience, confidence, and guts, or you could end up in the middle of a nightmare situation."

REAL ESTATE TIP: 7 WINNING IDEAS TO AVOID NEGOTIATION NIGHTMARES
   
Trulia
July 22, 2015 | View Article
  GO Banking Rates
July 22, 2015 | View Article
  Realty Today
July 16, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"Tuition is only the tip of a very expensive iceberg. College costs go beyond room and board, tuition and textbooks."

THOSE OTHER COLLEGE EXPENSES YOU AREN'T THINKING ABOUT
    ​"Owning a home can be a risky venture, considering all the hazards and uncertainties that can imperil your property—from burglars and hail storms to a furnace that suddenly breaks down in the middle of winter."

HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE VS. HOME WARRANTY COVERAGE
    ​"If you live in an uber-competitive rental market or just want your renter’s application to stand out from the pack, you may want to create a renter’s resume. "

TIPS ON PUTTING TOGETHER A GREAT RENTER'S RESUME
   
Money
July 16, 2015 | View Article
  Value Penguin
July 9, 2015 | View Article
  ForRent.com
July 6, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"We’ve heard the stories of seemingly unsellable homes. The homes that are said to be haunted or the site of a murder. How about the listings complete with insect or snake infestations? Sometimes, homes are just plain odd. We asked real estate agents around the country to share their quirky home sale stories and how they overcame those challenges."

SELLING QUIRKY HOMES
    ​"The national unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in April, a far drop from the 10 percent seen in 2009, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That lower rate, however, could be enough to keep first-time homebuyers up at night, or even prevent them from buying a home. Unemployment insurance could make that decision a lot easier, along with preventing foreclosures."

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CAN HELP FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS
    ​"Duplexes are attractive investments because one of the units can be rented out, bringing in cash; meanwhile, duplexes are "exempt from much of the municipal regulation that most states impose on housing structures of three or more units."

OWNING A DUPLEX CAN HELP YOU SAVE AND MAKE MONEY

   
OnCourse Learning
July 1, 2015 | View Article
  MortgageLoan.com
May 18,2015 | View Article
  Bankrate
May 8, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"In a housing market where inventory is low and demand and prices are high, it's still possible to get a fair price as a buyer if you have the right negotiating tactics. Having a good real estate agent is an important start."

SEVEN PRICE NEGOTIATING STRATEGIES FOR HOMEBUYERS
    ​"Rreal estate and hiring pros share their expertise to give you a leg up on recruiting."

WHERE ONLINE SHOULD YOU BE RECRUITING AGENTS?
    ​"If you look carefully - or at least your real estate agent does - you can find signs that a neighborhood is improving and buy property before everyone else wants in and prices rise dramatically."

SEVEN SIGNS A NEIGHBORHOOD IS IMPROVING

   
MortgageLoan.com
May 4, 2015 | View Article
  Real Estate Business
May 1, 2015 | View Article
  MortgageLoan.com
April 6, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"Buying a new home and need to sell the first? Here’s how to schedule your purchase and sale for a smooth transition."

HOW TO TIME MULTIPLE MORTGAGES
    ​"Searching for a new home is exciting — and overwhelming. Your search for a new home will be more productive (and less aggravating) if you follow the advice of seasoned sales professionals."

SHOP LIKE A PRO: HOME SHOPPING TIPS FROM REALTORS
    ​"Find out the two steps you need to take now so you’ll be prepared to fix or replace your water heater, HVAC, roof and more."

CAN YOU AFFORD YOUR NEXT HOME REPAIR?

  ​​  
Independent
March 19, 2015 | View Article
  Move New Homes
March 18, 2015 | View Article
  NEA
March 2015 | View Article

 

 

"This week, we talked with Bruce Ailion, the associate broker of RE/MAX Town and Country in Woodstock, for his tips on career longevity in real estate."

THE SHORT LIST: BRUCE AILION'S TIPS FOR CAREER LONGEVITY IN REAL ESTATE
    ​"Where the norm used to be, 'First comes marriage, then comes the mortgage,' a recent survey found that for one in four married couples, joint homeownership came before wedding bells."

WHY MILLENNIALS PUT MORTGAGE BEFORE MARRIAGE
    ​"The expectation of marriage as a forever proposition has changed and thus
, they are not holding off on making major life decisions till marriage — whether that is moving in together, having children, starting a business, or
 buying a house."

BUYING A HOUSE BEFORE MARRIAGE: WHAT'S BEHIND THE GROWING TREND?

   
Atlanta Agent Magazine
February 23, 2015 | View Article
  The Motley Fool
February 15, 2015 | View Article
  GO Banking Rates
February 7, 2015 | View Article

 

 

"​There’s more to a house than what first meets the eye. You don’t want to be stuck living in a money pit when you thought you were buying something move-in ready.."

DON'T GET SCREWED ON YOUR HOME INSPECTION
    ​"Rent or buy? It’s a question about as confounding as the chicken or the egg. Deciding whether to maintain mobility or put down some roots can’t be answered simply financially or emotionally."

IS IT BETTER TO RENT OR TO BUY?
    ​"Even if you’re not a social-networking genius, LinkedIn can be a powerful tool to make connections and drum up new clients."

SO YOU'RE ON LINKEDIN - NOW USE IT
   
Trulia
February 3, 2015 | View Article
  Money Cynic
Date | View Article
  REALTOR Mag
March 6, 2014 | View Article

 

 

"The housing market is heading into recovery, and many areas across the country have high demand and low inventory: these are the basic ingredients for multiple-offer situations. Agents with a strong sense of the market can guide their sellers on how to get the best bid — and their buyers on how to ensure they make the right offer."

DEALING WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS
    ​"Brokers with too many balls in the air risk missing company goals. Consider hiring a manager so you can focus on your strengths."

WHEN YOU CAN'T DO IT ALL
    ​"The overall value across most markets in Georgia will continue to increase and investors will continue to be a dominant factor in many of the larger markets."

2014 PROPERTY PREDICTIONS FOR GEORGIA

   
CRS
January 15, 2014 | View Article
  REALTOR Mag
January 14, 2014 | View Article
  FFORWARD
January 17, 2014 | View Article

 

 

"Bruce Ailion of RE/MAX discusses the Atlanta market and his outlook for 2014."

2014 OUTLOOK FOR ATLANTA
    ​"Real estate sales tend to slow down around the holidays, but if your goal is to increase your brokerage’s profitability in 2014, the end of the year is vital to your team's success."

EIGHT SECRETS EVERY REAL ESTATE AGENT NEEDS TO KNOW
    ​"Set the scene for a prosperous 2014, by encouraging your agents to incorporate the tips below into their year-end business goals."

EIGHT SECRETS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2014

   
MOR Financial
December 14, 2013 | View Video
  RIS Media
November 25, 2013 | View Article
  REAL Trends
November 25, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"On older homes, the front door is usually not a stock size that can be picked up at a big-box store and installed. You may get more value from repairing or painting your front door instead of replacing it."

OLDER HOMES CAN BE TRICKY
    ​"Recent national numbers on unpaid child support are hard to come by, but $108 billion in back payments was owed to parents with custody of children in 2009, according to the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement."

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR EX WON'T (OR CAN'T) PAY CHILD SUPPORT
    ​"Study trends, read extensively, and attend seminars, webinars and conferences to have a pulse on what is on in the industry."

EIGHT SECRETS EVERY REAL ESTATE AGENT NEEDS TO KNOW FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2014
   
Interest.com
November 23, 2013 | View Article
  Yahoo! Finance
November 20, 2013 | View Article
  HomeFinder.com
November 18, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"The inventory of unsold U.S. homes climbed in September from a year earlier for the first time since 2011, while contracts to buy previously owned residences plunged the most in three years, data from the National Association of Realtors show."

BID WARS WANE IN U.S. HOUSING MARKETS ON SUPPLY RISE
    ​"We're hearing credit unions picked up a lot of market share following the global financial crisis and the subsequent refinance boom. The question is, can they maintain that progress now that refis have dried up and a greater percentage of the market is in purchase mortgages?"

CREDIT UNIONS CONFIDENT OF BIGGER MORTGAGE SHARE
    ​"Is your home steeped in spookiness? Here’s how to find out more about its dark past...if you're going to buy or sell a house with a questionable history, here are some helpful tips."

HOW TO BUY OR SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE

   
Bloomberg Business
November 14, 2013 | View Article
  National Mortgage News
November 5, 2013 | View Article
  U.S. News & World Report
October 29, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"When people look to buy a home, they sometimes want to save money. This doesn’t mean that they buy a home that is too small for them. Rather, it means that they focus on options that will cost less money than alternatives."

GETTING HOME LOANS FOR FORECLOSURES AND DISTRESSED PROPERTIES
    ​"Even though rates have gone up from where they were in March and April, they are still at a historic low relative to where they've been for the last 20 to 30 years."

FOUR THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FALL HOME BUYING
    ​"Leaves are turning colors, there's a chill in the air, and autumn is upon us. It's time for the seasons to change, and if you are a homebuyer, many real estate experts say it is also time to change your home-buying strategies"

FALL HOME BUYING STRATEGIES
   
loans.org
October 8, 2013 | View Article
  Fox Business
October 4, 2013 | View Article
  TheStreet
October 4, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"As the housing recovery continues in many parts of the country and mortgage rates inch upward, homebuyers are seeing their window of opportunity narrowing if they want to snag a deal."

COMPETING WITH CASH BUYERS IN A TIGHT HOUSING MARKET
    ​"Fall can be a great time of year to buy a home if you're motivated to get a good deal from an equally motivated seller. And while no one can predict how mortgage rates will move in the future, at least you'll know you've locked in a historically low mortgage rate this fall."

FALL HOME BUYING
    ​"Every day HUD has for sale many thousands of foreclosed homes at prices that sometimes are in the hundreds of dollars. Rarely are prices over $200,000. Many condominiums and free-standing homes sell for well under $50,000."

HUD HOMES: HOUSES OF HORRORS OR BARGAINS?

   
Auction.com
October 1, 2013 | View Article
  HSH.com
September 30, 2013 | View Article
  MainStreet
September 17, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"While most agents value professionalism above all else when it comes to their ads, some subscribe to the theory that there's no such thing as bad publicity. Which is probably what these agents were thinking when they cooked up their zany schemes to get noticed in a competitive real estate market."

ZANY WAYS THAT AGENTS TRY TO GET NOTICED
    ​"The fact is, buying a home today is absolutely, totally different from buying one in 2003. And right there is why so many myths swirl around a process that, in many ways, is utterly novel from what it has been. What was true isn't anymore."

TOP FIVE MYTHS ABOUT HOME BUYING TODAY
    ​"Record low mortgage rates were available to homebuyers last year, but those who purchased property also forked over more in closing costs, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com, a financial rate and personal finance website."

HIGH-COST CLOSING
   
Bankrate
September 19, 2013 | View Article
  MainStreet
September 9, 2013 | View Article
  Daily Herald
August 31, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"Over the past year, closing costs averaged more than $2,400 across the country, a 6 percent increase from 2012 — based on good faith estimates for a $200,000 mortgage and 20 percent down payment for purchasers with preferred credit."

HIGH-COST CLOSING
    ​"Just because the condo meets your needs doesn't mean it will be easy to sell when the time comes. That's why you need to consider the location, layout and amenities that will appeal to future potential buyers. These 8 smart moves will help you think through these issues so you can buy a unit that will sell quickly for a profit."

DON'T GET STUCK WITH A TOUGH-TO-SELL CONDO
    ​"When it comes to refinancing, being ready for the unexpected is part of the key to success.With paperwork, credit verifications, and even getting finger-printed, refinancing can be a daunting process. So what can you do to make refinancing as seamless as possible?"

FOUR TIPS FOR AN EASIER MORTGAGE REFINANCE

   
NWI Times
August 31, 2013 | View Article
  Interest.com
August 26, 2013 | View Article
  Yahoo! Finance
August 15, 2013 | View Article

 

 

""n areas dominated by cash buyers, homebuyers who plan to get a mortgage need to go the extra mile.As the housing recovery continues in many parts of the country and mortgage rates inch upward, homebuyers are seeing their window of opportunity narrowing if they want to snag a deal."

COMPETING WITH CASH BUYERS IN A TIGHT HOUSING MARKET
    ​"When each of Bruce Ailion’s children hit their teens, each received a credit card with a clear explanation of what’s permissible—food, gas, movies, reasonable clothing. Before purchasing anything costly or unusual, they were asked to check in first."

WHEN'S THE RIGHT TIME TO GIVE YOUR KIDS CREDIT CARDS?
    ​"Bruce Ailion, an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Greater Atlanta-Cobb and a Board or Directors member with the Cobb Association of Realtors, met with Senators Johnny Isakson, Saxby Chambliss and Congressman Phil Gingrey on Capitol Hill Thursday to discuss the housing issues critical to the Marietta community."

BEWARE OF THE LEMON HOUSE

   
U.S. News & World Report
July 29, 2013 | View Article
  LearnVest
July 24, 2013 | View Article
  East Cobb Patch
May 20, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"From mold to meth lab contamination, termites to title defects, and lead-based paint to latent sinkholes, defects and damage can be hard to identify prior to purchase.So-called 'lemons' are consumer goods that fail quality and performance standards soon after purchased."

BEWARE OF THE LEMON HOUSE
    ​"It isn't easy to decide to pay off a mortgage early or to invest that money instead. Just comparing the interest rate on the loan versus a projected interest rate on an investment isn't enough."

HOME NO LOAN: SHOULD YOU PAY OFF YOUR MORTGAGE EARLY?
    ​"Why the upswing in single women buying homes? We think the answer is simple. A single woman walking into a bank in pursuit of a mortgage or contacting a real estate agent to begin a search for the perfect home just isn’t something that’s frowned upon anymore by most of society."

SINGLE WOMEN ARE BUYING HOMES. DEAL WITH IT.

   
The Morning Call
May 10, 2013 | View Article
  Deseret News
May 7, 2013 | View Article
  MyMove.com
April 25, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"Postal engineer Roy Joroleman created the classic, tunnel-shaped mailbox in 1915. His creation followed the heyday of mailbox design patents."

CHOOSING A MAILBOX THAT'S WORTH WRITING HOME ABOUT
    ​"For sale by owner (FSBO) is touted as a great way to save thousands of dollars when you sell your home. Here are eight reasons why you should think again."

EIGHT REASONS NOT TO SELL YOUR HOME WITHOUT AN AGENT
    ​"Adding rental and property management services can boost your profitability. Be sure to protect those gains with these 12 risk-management ideas."

TWELVE TIPS FOR REDUCING YOUR RENTAL MANAGEMENT LIABILITY

 
 
Chicago Tribune
April 19, 2013 | View Article
  Investopedia
April 2013 | View Article
  Real Estate Business
March 14, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"If you're feeling like your debts are spiraling out of control, you're not alone: Nearly 1.2 million people filed for bankruptcy last year. Unfortunately, many of them filed without fully understanding the repercussions of bankruptcy -- and some of them would have been better off not filing at all."

THINKING ABOUT BANKRUPTCY?
    ​"Renting a home or apartment can feel restricting. For one, it’s difficult to customize a space with paint or architectural changes that don’t violate the rental agreement. What’s more, few people want to spend time adjusting a rental unit, when their time their is so temporary. Leases have different durations and properties can be sold, forcing moves."

RENTER'S RIGHTS 101
    ​"The financial crisis of 2008 was terrible for homeowners saddled with heavy mortgage payments, especially the millions of low-income, first-time buyers who were tempted to buy in with deceptive loans during the height of the housing bubble."

WHY THE HOUSING RECOVERY IS NEARLY HOMEOWNER-LESS
   
DebtConsolidation.com
February 19, 2013 | View Article
  eLocal.com
February 4, 2013 | View Article
  Name
February 1, 2013 | View Article

 

 

"If home prices are truly embarked on a sustained rise, the big gains in any new equity created will likely accrue to a smaller number of owners, many of them corporate investor-landlords, and to a few elite financial speculators positioned to make complex derivatives bets on housing bonds. "

WHY THE HOUSING RECOVER IS NEARLY HOMEOWNER-LESS
    ​"The indicators of a housing recovery are both plentiful and nationwide. According to the most recent Fiserv Case-Shiller data, the real estate market during the spring and summer this year was the strongest since the peak of the housing bubble in 2006.."

INVESTORS FUEL U.S. HOUSING RECOVERY
    ​"As the real estate industry looks for new ways to market and sell property during the downturn, technology firms are launching ways to use social media — like FavRav’s new Facebook referral tool – to help businesses grow. "

CAN SOCIAL MEDIA HELP REVIVE REAL ESTATE?

   
Truthout
January 14, 2013 | View Article
  CBS News
December 13, 2012 | View Article
  HousingWire
June 28, 2010 | View Article

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Marietta GA 30066
404-978-2281
678-760-6266
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