5 Factors Affecting Sales Demand For Real Estate

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Wherever you go, real estate holds a distinctive role in shaping up a country’s economy directly affecting the buyers and sellers in the market. Highly responsive to the law of demand and supply, realtors and independent sellers alike have to keep watch on various factors critical to their income-generating means. With hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of money on …

Foreclosure activity up in the US, down in LA metro area?

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Good for LA and Southern Cali! Especially when foreclosures were more than double in Florida last month. Some people disagree with foreclosure statistics, with so many resources saying “UP” and equally saying “DOWN”, who is to know the truth. Well, I think the real estate agents see the fluctuations in the foreclosure market everyday, in their own areas. But, if …

What Is Equity Sharing – And Has It Just Arrived?

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Every real estate problem you can think of since the days when man used to live in caves has been resolved by a form of equity sharing. Today, Equity sharing ensures more first-time buyers, additional investments and less foreclosures. People have always bought together, whether they are couples, friends or even relatives, it has always been a tradition to share …

Florida State Wins Case over Alleged Foreclosure Relief Scam

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At the end of May 2015, a Florida court ruled in favour of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the state over claims a law firm charged illegal monies to consumers desperate for relief from foreclosure. It now means North Palm Beach law firm Hoffman Law Group are now liable for $11.7 million in illegal upfront fees it charged. In …

Top Real Estate Trends Home Sellers and Buyers Should Not Miss

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Today’s real estate market is continually meandering towards recovery amidst a slower-than-normal pace and an ongoing world economic distress. With almost six years of excruciating struggle, this sounds like a good deal for buyers-and-sellers, and realtors in the market. But what are the current emerging trends in the real estate market nowadays? To give you a closer perspective, here are …

Cash purchases for Homes in December were at 35% – Will this continue?

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In December 2014, national cash sales on single family homes made up for about 35% of the total of all home sales. WOW!! However, if we turn the clock back a year we find the cash sales in December 2013 made up 38.5% of the share. So why is this figure falling and should we be worried by it? Now, …

Many first time home buyers don’t understand Adjustable Rate Mortgages

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Basically, an ARM is a mortgage loan that has an interest rate that adjusts, or changes, usually once a year. The benefit of an ARM is that it generally gives you a lower interest rate initially. The risk is that the interest rate most likely will go up, which in turn will make your monthly payments rise. There are many …