Archive for April 2009

The Young and Empowered Real Estate Investor

Today’s young and Empowered real estate investor’s are very internet savvy. Some refer tho them as “Internet Empowered Consumers” (IEC). This group, born no earlier than the 1980’s are also known as “Generation Y”. They have a different mind set than older generations. They were born and raised on computers and the internet. They do…

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Time to Buy…Housing Market at Historic Lows…

With the current contraction in our global economy spurned by the housing bubble, housing prices are at 10 year lows. Mortgage rates have fallen to rates we have not seen in over a decade. Currently, there is an incentive plan for first time buyers (individuals who have not owned a house within last three years)…

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Profit From Foreclosures Part 2

In my last post we discussed how the single biggest advantage associated with REO’s is the fact that equity can be created instantly either by finding a hot deal or through shrewd negotiation. There is no one telling the bank that they owe too much on a property and can’t lower the price. We discussed…

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When to Purchase Real Estate in a Down Market

Everyone wants to know when to purchase real estate. Questions abound…have we hit the bottom yet? Will we see an uptake in real estate values next year? What type of return can I expect on my investment if I purchase real estate now? These are questions that are frequently raised by home buyers as well…

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