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12
Dec

Rising Rates and the Coming of the Next Resession

Rising Rates and the Coming of the Next Resession

  At the end of November, a number of public bank figures stepped out to make statements about the coming months and the direction of the Fed going forward. There was a good deal of back and forth, as there always is with these things. But in between the hemming and hawing, two interesting pieces ... Read More

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15
Nov

Investors a Mixed Blessing for Houston Homeowners in Harvey’s Wake

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When Hurricane Harvey slammed into Houston, the devastation it left behind affected every part of life in the Texas city. The flooding and wind speeds from Harvey caused $1.8 Billion in damage. And thanks to out of date flood plane maps, many of the homes damaged didn’t have federal flood insurance. Homeowners are now left ... Read More

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31
Oct

After the Equifax Breach: Can the Housing Boom Last?

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Last month, we took a look at the Equifax hack. 143 million Americans had their information stolen because of an egregious lack of judgement on the part of Equifax and its CEO. The company itself looks as though it will somehow weather this particular storm, though whether they deserve to do so or not is ... Read More

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20
Oct

Hurricane Effects on Housing

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We’ve talked about this before, but the real estate market across the country is on fire. Inventory is going fast, and there are far more buyers than sellers. This is a boon especially in luxury markets like South Florida. Or, it was. This hurricane season has already seen three major storms, with more possibly on ... Read More

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28
Sep

The Equifax Hack – What Is It and What Does It Mean For Note Buyers?

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If you’ve been watching the news lately, chances are your head is spinning, because there is a LOT going on. But in all the tumult, you probably heard the words “Equifax” and “hack” for roughly .2 seconds before the press was forced to move on to something else. We’re going to talk a bit about ... Read More

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14
Sep

A Look on Undervalued Cities

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Everyone in real estate, from run-of-the-mill home buyers to note buyers online to real estate moguls, is looking for that once-in-a-lifetime deal. And those deals that do come around in the higher priced markets – they are like realty unicorns. Often talked about, seldom seen. However, if you’re willing to look a little harder, there are entire ... Read More

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24
Aug

San Francisco Street Sold At Tax Lien Auction​

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Tenants may be familiar with the fear of their home being sold out from under them. But what if, instead of your home, it was your whole street? Residents of San Francisco’s high end Presidio Terrace neighborhood were shocked to discover that their entire street, including sidewalks, common spaces, and parking spots had been sold ... Read More

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10
Aug

Rents at 50-Year Highs. How Does it Affect You?

Rents at 50-Year Highs. How Does it Affect You?

During the recession of the early 2000’s, rental rates skyrocketed. Which makes sense. If houses are being foreclosed in record numbers, the former occupants of those homes must go somewhere. Now that the economy is seeing some substantial recovery and the housing market is seeing such a boom, one would expect those numbers to go ... Read More

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27
Jul

How the RE Buyer Seller Imbalance Affects Note Buying

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According to…well, everyone in the housing market, if you want to sell a house, the time is now. Competition for homes is heating up, with Forbes reporting only a 2.5 month supply of homes currently on the market. Houses in some areas are going under contract in only 7 days, and 26% are going above ... Read More

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19
Jul

Supreme Court: NPN Investors Not Subject To Debt Collection Laws

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The note buyer industry got some clarity this year with a Supreme Court ruling made in February. Henson et al. v. Santander Consumer USA Inc. declared once and for all that loan originators such as a note buyers are NOT considered debt collectors and therefore are not bound by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. So ... Read More

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