Monthly Archives: September 2012

REO-to-rental market booms

Larger Wall Street investors rushing into the REO market have raised between $6 billion and $8 billion for acquisitions.They estimate the money raised could buy between 40,000 and 80,000 previously foreclosed homes. “The single-family rental market has historically been a … Continue reading

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House inventories continue to fall

According to the Wall Street Journal, the number of homes listed for sale fell in August, led by a clutch of California cities that posted outsized declines. Inventories fell in August by 1.2% from July, bucking a seasonal pattern of … Continue reading

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Southern California Housing Keeps Going Up

Home sales in Southern California hit their highest level for an August in six years last month, and the median price for a home in the region rose to a four-year high. Sales rose 9.0% from the previous month and … Continue reading

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Can you still make money in housing?

There is a nagging question to consider before you jump into home-buying after one of the worst housing slumps in American history. Will you ever make money? Based on how the market has performed in the past, there is no … Continue reading

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Does anyone still talk about the housing crash anymore?

Foreclosure is so last year. It’s a dead topic. Yes, it still affects us, but no, it’s not interesting and it’s getting old. No new creative foreclosure ideas remain. Say goodbye to foreclosure defense and mortgage litigation. Loan modification- seriously? … Continue reading

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