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Consumer Housing Sentiment Slips

The U.S. housing market may be starting to get volatile. Fannie Mae’s latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index report found that consumer confidence in housing took a hit in February. The worry seems to be stemming from some general upheaval at the federal financial level. “Volatility in consumer housing sentiment continued into February, with the new tax law beginning […]

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Jack BUY$ Houses – Orlando

Jack BUYS Houses – Orlando is Central Florida’s premier house buying company. We pay CASH for our properties, which allows us to close in as little as 7 days. We purchase all types of houses, As-Is and in any condition, so there’s no need to fix up the property. If you or someone you know […]

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Starter Home Values Rising at the Fastest Rate on the Market

Starter homes 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 a […]

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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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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 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 gains, according to Capital Economics. The revised look […]

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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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