• Benefit of Investing in Foreclosures

    With an average foreclosure discount of 44 percent, these 10 college towns offer parents, alumni and other prospective real estate investors plenty of opportunity to purchase a bargain property…   See the Image

  • A group of people march single file off a bus and survey the place where they’ve arrived. As they walk forward, they scan the structure in front of them, murmuring comments to one another: “This…   Read the Article

  • With the nation possibly facing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and as many as 6 million homeowners at risk of foreclosure, we all need to review our finances and make sure we…   Read the Article

  • When the time comes to write an offer to purchase a home, buyers are typically focused only on the motivation of the seller. In this market, it is equally important to consider the motivations of…   Read the Article

  • Once upon a time, I would meet a new buyer client and when I asked them what they wanted in a home, they would say something like, “3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2 car garage,” and so forth. That has…   Read the Article

  • It was not so long ago that the term “short sale” was about as familiar to the average American as a novel written in hieroglyphics, while “foreclosure” was a thing that happened infrequently and…   Read the Article

  • They don’t wear black hats. There is no twirling mustache. They aren’t accompanied by a big beefy man with knuckle rings and a grimace, to imply that if you don’t cooperate your knees may soon bend…   Read the Article

  • You probably hear it all of the time. “You should buy a short sale or foreclosure. There are some great deals out there!” Or, your friend tells you, “I paid 150 percent below market!” And, except for…   Read the Article

  • Homeowners and buyers alike should be careful they aren't tricked into real estate situations where they end up losing time and money, especially in the foreclosure market.FORECLOSURE TRICKS TO AVOID…   Read the Article

  • Forgiveness of debt means a bank or lender forgoes repayment of principal and/or interest that a borrower owes. Forgiven or discharged debt is typically considered ordinary income that is taxable.…   Read the Article