Posts Tagged ‘flipping houses’


Short Sales: Fertile Ground for Fraud

The effects of the 2008-2011 housing collapse continue to be felt across the US, as foreclosures percolate through the courts and lenders, as homeowners struggle to make monthly mortgage payments. This shadow side of the rebounding housing market has spawned a number of frauds and scams preying on desperate homeowners – none, perhaps, more so […]

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Distressed Homeowners Take the Short Sale Option

Before the great mortgage crisis of 2008 – 2011, relatively few people outside the real estate community knew much about specialized terms like ARM or short sale. But as more and more houses fell into foreclosure, these words made headlines across the country. And even now, with large numbers of homeowners still barely staying afloat […]

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Buy and Hold: The Path to Investing Wealth

A few years ago, in the aftermath of the housing collapse of 2008-2011, a practice known as house flipping became almost a household term. Billed as a quick way to make money by “investing” in real estate, house flipping involved buying foreclosed and distressed properties for rock-bottom prices, making a few repairs and then selling […]

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