2016 Predictions – Mortgage Rates & Home Sales Rising with Refinancing Dropping

Over at CoreLogic.com there is a lot of analysis of the housing and mortgage markets, including foreclosure information. Recently CoreLogic released their report 2016 Housing and Mortgage Rates Forecast. They report that expectations for 2016 show that the Fed will probably raise short term interest rates by one percentage point gradually over the year. This […]

Apartments and Creating Community

Are you an apartment investor, or do you want to be? Bank of America has released their 2015 Trends in Consumer Mobility Report. There is lots of fun stuff in this report, particularly as related to the younger generations and their reliance on technology. When it comes to their smart phones, the information is pretty […]

Foreclosure 101 for the New Investor

If I were writing this back in 2008 it would be a different article. Back then the foreclosures were coming down the pike so fast you could almost do no wrong in grabbing one. Wholesalers, fix & flip and rental investors were rolling in opportunities. The biggest problem was in not being able to do […]

Level 2 Passive Real Estate Investing

This article is for the investor who wants to move into real estate, but they want a higher level of involvement than just buying shares in a REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust. You still do not want to buy and sell properties or work with contractors, but you would like to get a nice return […]