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Case-Shiller shows housing recovery weaker than thought

Case-Shiller shows housing recovery weaker than 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 the housing recovery and prices have actually been dropping, rather than just slowing in gains, according to Capital Economics. The revised look at housing … Continued

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Real Estate Investors Discuss Buying Hot Spots

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 … Continued

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Mortgage Paying Trouble: How To Avoid It

Mortgage Paying Trouble: How To Avoid It You may think it’s only the tenant who has a hard time paying the mortgage, but as a real estate investor or landlord, there may be times when it’s hard to pay the mortgage on your end as well. Here are some things you can do to avoid facing difficulty … Continued

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. … Continued