Posts Tagged ‘mortgage’


Foreclosures: A Measure of the Market

The state of the foreclosure market has been one barometer of the health of the housing industry since the days of the massive mortgage collapse back in 2008. Fewer foreclosure proceedings meant that more homeowners were ale to hang onto their properties, which would contribute to the recovery of the housing market as a whole. […]

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Defining a Real Estate Bubble

A few years’ ago you could scarcely open a financial newspaper or magazine without running into talk of the housing bubble that was destined to burst. Since then, the bubble has definitely exploded, laying waste to millions of investors and homeowners alike, and now lies like a limp balloon at the bottom of the market, […]

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Consumer Debt is a Slaver with a Pretty Face

Are you a voluntary slave to the monthly payment? Most Americans are to some extent. Take a moment to calculate exactly how much of your money is tied up paying interest to institutions that loaned you money for another new car, a bigger house, a kickin’ stereo, or a tropical vacation. The problem with this […]

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Hard Money Loans Fill a Lending Niche

When it comes to hard money loans, sometimes more civilly referred to as private money loans, the public perception seems to view them somewhat akin to loan sharking. We're not here to claim that no hard money lender ever acted like a loan shark but “knee-capping” incidents are likely few and far between. Actually, the […]

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