Real estate team now accepting bitcoin on all current listings

As her market still recovers from the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, Nicole Lopez-Cummins and her team hope to tap into an emerging market of real estate buyers with a new social media marketing campaign targeting bitcoin investors …

Hurricane season responsible for 10% of delinquent mortgages

While mortgage payment delinquencies are generally down across the country, they were explainably up in states hit by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, resulting in a slightly raised annual delinquency rate, according to the October 2017 Black Knight Mortgag…

Hurricane Harvey victims granted temporary relief from foreclosure

Hurricane Harvey has caused thousands in and around the Houston area to flee from the rising waters engulfing their homes and killed at least 14 people to date. In this time of crisis, Federal mortgage agencies Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal H…

Podcast: Crazy sh*t in real estate Episode 6 — Don’t quit on Detroit

Leading Detroit Realtor and president of the Detroit Association of Realtors Kamal Cheeks talks about how his city, despite being in the recovery stage, still faces struggles that the rest of the country can’t imagine. …

2016 Brings 10-Year Drop in Foreclosures

While many of us were all too pleased to say buh-bye to 2016, one positive thing the year gifted us was the lowest foreclosure rate in 10 years. According to recently released data from ATTOM Data Solutions, 2016 foreclosure filings were reported on 933,045 U.S. properties, down 14 percent from 2015 to the lowest level […]

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Foreclosure Activity Drops Off at Year-End

Foreclosure activity dropped off significantly at the end of 2016, with diving rates of both completions and inventory in November, CoreLogic reports. According to its November 2016 National Foreclosure Report, completions fell 25.9 percent in November to 26,000, and inventory, which included 325,000 of all homes with a mortgage, fell 30 percent. The number of […]

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Foreclosure Activity Drops Off at Year-End

Foreclosure activity dropped off significantly at the end of 2016, with diving rates of both completions and inventory in November, CoreLogic reports. According to its November 2016 National Foreclosure Report, completions fell 25.9 percent in November to 26,000, and inventory, which included 325,000 of all homes with a mortgage, fell 30 percent. The number of […]

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Does a for sale sign mean sellers are liable for injuries?

Does a for sale sign in front of a house constitute an invitation to walk around the property — and also imply homeowner liability if someone gets hurt doing just that? That’s what one Colorado woman argued when she slipped and fell on “an uneven part…

Frustrations with empty-nester downsizing in my market

There are two major trends occurring in real estate which will affect certain areas of the market more than others. But, bottom line, these are trends that will become abundantly clear over the next few years …

Hedge funds and rental houses: The beginning of the end of a bad idea

Five years ago, more than a dozen Wall Street hedge funds and real estate investment trusted armed with fistfuls of cash made plans to hijack the single family rental boom by spending billions to buy up thousands of foreclosures at fire sale prices …