US Housing has Bottomed…or Has it? US Housing has Bottomed…or Has It?

By admin, February 22, 2012 4:56 pm
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The below article was written by the Stock Sage, Robert Sinn, at I posted this article, because it is concise and informative.  google Real Estate thanks you Robert for sharing your thoughts and vast market knowledge. US Housing has Bottomed…or Has it? I have both personally seen and heard of numerous anecdotes that help [...]

Real Estate Prices and Unemployment

By admin, July 8, 2011 5:13 pm
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Real Estate Prices and Unemployment                 Real Estate Prices have always had a strong correlation with the US unemployment rate.  Over time, when the United States is at full employment (5% or less unemployment), real estate prices have performed better relative to periods of higher unemployment rates.  This correlation [...]

How to Buy a Short Sale?

By admin, June 28, 2011 5:09 pm
How to Buy a Short Sale

How to Buy a Short Sale? A Short Sale is the procedure in which homeowners can sell their home for less money than they actually owe on the mortgage.  A Short Sale can be a great alternative to bankruptcy or a foreclosure for a homeowner that can no longer afford to keep paying his or her mortgage. Often, in order to [...]

Real Estate Options

By admin, June 27, 2011 6:33 pm
Real Estate Options

Real Estate Options Most real estate investors believe that Real Estate Options are very complicated and difficult to understand, but this should not be the case.  Real Estate Options can be wonderful tools, given the right situation. What is a Real Estate Option? A Real Estate Option is a contract that specifies an agreement between two parties, [...]

Rental Rates

By admin, June 26, 2011 8:17 am
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 Rental Rates Over the past five years, the US Apartment Rental Rates have remained relatively stable.  This is somewhat surprising, given the fact that the US Apartment Vacancy Rate had increased greater than 200 basis points (2%) during this same period. Rental Rates: US Apartments Below is a graph analyzing the effective US Apartment Rental [...]

Vacancy Rates

By admin, June 26, 2011 7:06 am
Vacancy Rate

Vacancy Rates A Vacancy Rate is defined as the percentage of all rental units that are unoccupied or not rented during a specified period of time.  Over the past five years, Vacancy rates in the US have increased.  This has been due to several factors that have altered the behavior of Americans: Oversupply of housing available Weak [...]

Should I Buy A Duplex?

By admin, June 24, 2011 8:49 am
Should I Buy A Duplex

Should I Buy A Duplex? A duplex can be a great investment, or your worst nightmare….There are several things that you must consider before you entertain the question, Should I Buy A Duplex?  Why are you buying a Duplex? Is this Duplex for investment purposes only? Do you or a member of your family plan [...]