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Starter Home Values Rising at the Fastest Rate on the Market

Starter home values across the U.S. are gaining equity faster than any other type of home on the market, according to a recent report by Zillow. In fact, over the past year, the report notes that homes in the most affordable segment of the market—typically desired by first-time buyers— gained 8.5 percent in value, compared to […]

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Orlando Home Sales and Median Price Both Up 10 Percent In May

Orlando’s housing market is riding its traditional summertime wave of Orlando home sales — fueled in part by both low interest rates and more inventory — and posted positive numbers for the month of May. Jack BUYS Houses – Orlando is Central Florida’s premier house buying company. We pay CASH for our properties, which allows […]

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Real Estate Investing: How To Get Motivated Sellers

You really want to find motivated sellers for real estate investing?  Put a gun to their heads.  That’ll give those sellers a chance to suddenly find their motivation.  But, unfortunately, putting a gun to someone’s head is illegal.  There’s nothing like an assault with a deadly weapons charge to put a damper on your real […]

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President Saves Florida Homeowners Thousands

Struggling florida homeowners can save thousands of dollars this year following the passage of an act that allows debt forgiven through short sales to be exempt from taxes. But Realtors fear too many homeowners aren’t aware that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act was extended through 2015 and made retroactive to cover all of 2014. […]

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4 Steps To Real Estate Investing Success!

Real estate investing is always good and sometimes it’s red hot. When it’s hot dozens of real estate seminars begin rolling across the country and thousands of people spend thousands of dollars for investing education. It’s startling to learn that of all those thousands of eager folks who attend these seminars only about 5% buy […]

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Don’t Sell Your Property Without It

For most people, the prospect of selling their home can be positively daunting. First of all, there are usually plenty of things to do just to get it ready for the market. Besides the traditional clean-up, paint-up, fix-up chores that invariably wind up costing more than you planned, there are always the overriding concerns about […]

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Real Estate Investors Discuss Buying Hot Spots

With so many single-family distressed homes out there on the market, real estate investors are aware of the need to choose carefully which homes to buy – and it’s more than just the house itself that figures into the equation when buyers are making that determination. A panel of real estate buyers convened to discuss […]

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Improved monthly Case-Shiller shows housing recovery weaker than thought

Trey Garrison September 11, 2014 12:51PM Capital Economics: Measure suggests home prices dropping, not just slowing and housing recovery weaker than originally thought. The new Case-Shiller house price index is a substantial improvement on its predecessors because it offers a monthly read, and that monthly read shows that housing prices have actually been dropping, rather than just slowing in […]

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Report: Foreclosure Filings Rise Monthly, But Fall Annually

Author: Brian Honea September 11, 2014 The number of foreclosure filings in the nation has increased month-over-month but declined year-over-year, according to RealtyTrac‘s monthly U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for August 2014 released today. The RealtyTrac data showed that one in every 1,126 houses in the nation (a total of 116,193 properties) had a foreclosure filing during August. This […]

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Buying Orlando Rental Properties

Buying Orlando rental properties can be a great way to build your wealth. However, as in most real estate investment, it is sometimes difficult to know if you’ve found a good deal – especially the first time. Here are some things to look for to be sure that rental is a great investment.   Location. […]

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