Aug 14 2008

Shadow Housing Inventory: Getting an Actual Housing Picture of California Foreclosures and REO Numbers.

I’ve been seeing many articles asserting that currently the housing numbers for states like California are not reflecting the actual housing inventory on the market. Many of the articles argue that lenders through the process of taking back properties via auction are holding off on putting properties onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). As I […]

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Aug 12 2008

Housing: Google Maps, Redfin, and Zillow: How Information Fueled the Housing Bubble and is changing the Real Estate Industry

Information is true power.  The idea that only certain experts can explain economic phenomena is falling by the wayside.  What has occurred over the past few years is a rapid shift in how people digest their information.  In the housing sector, information is absolutely vital.  Not only is information important but having accurate information.  You […]

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Aug 11 2008

Foreclosure Decision Tree Analysis: Thought Process of Many in Foreclosure.

One of the most stressful events in life has to be losing a home.  Not losing a home through a disaster but losing it through a foreclosure.  The foreclosure process is a long drawn out drama that can put undue stress on a family’s financial bottom line.  Home to most people means a place over […]

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Aug 8 2008

How to Become Wealthy: Redefining the Idea of Money in Hard Economic Times.

Learning to become wealthy is hard enough during good economic times.  It may feel downright impossible when the economy hits a slump.  It is a fascinating case study the past decade we have lived in.  The concept of “money” and “wealth” and “debt” have all been used interchangeably.  I think this is a common misconception […]

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Aug 7 2008

5 Solutions to Helping the Housing Market: Methods to get the Housing Market on the Right Track.

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Most Americans would probably agree that housing and the credit crisis is the number one issue.  Even though many are seeing fuel as the major story of the day, ultimately the most expensive line item for most Americans is housing.  Not only does it create the largest monthly outflow, it is also the single biggest […]

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