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How Did a 1992 Law Contribute to the Financial Crisis?
April, 10 2019

How Did a 1992 Law Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

When the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act was passed in 1992, it was with the most optimistic [...]

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On the Rise of Senior Homeowner Wealth
April, 09 2019

On the Rise of Senior Homeowner Wealth

During the course of 2018, homeowners who qualify as seniors—for our purposes, those who fall in the age range of [...]

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Orlando Receives the Third Highest Rate of Rent Increase in 2018
April, 08 2019

Orlando Receives the Third Highest Rate of Rent Increase in 2018

As one might expect from a housing market where prices have continued to rise for the purchase of homes, rental [...]

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Miami Ranks Among the Most Profitable Markets for Foreclosure Investors
April, 05 2019

Miami Ranks Among the Most Profitable Markets for Foreclosure Investors

It should perhaps go without saying that where foreclosure purchases are concerned, the wise investor walks a conceptual tightrope. For [...]

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The Homeownership Aspirations of Millennials: Renovation
April, 04 2019

The Homeownership Aspirations of Millennials: Renovation

In many of our earlier posts we have discussed the phenomenon of Millennials buying homes: how, yes, they are in [...]

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HUD’s Recommendations During the Government Shutdown
April, 03 2019

HUD’s Recommendations During the Government Shutdown

During the recent partial Federal government shutdown, a large swath of the American population found itself affected by the closure [...]

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How Lenders Helped Homeowners Weather the Government Shutdown
April, 02 2019

How Lenders Helped Homeowners Weather the Government Shutdown

During the recent 2018-2019 partial shutdown of the Federal government, a good number of homeowners and potential homeowners were faced [...]

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Impact of the 2018-2019 Government Shutdown on Mortgage Lending
April, 01 2019

Impact of the 2018-2019 Government Shutdown on Mortgage Lending

The government shutdown that spanned from late December 2018 into late January 2019 had many widespread effects, which are still [...]

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What Did High Education Costs Have to do With the Foreclosure Crisis?
March, 29 2019

What Did High Education Costs Have to do With the Foreclosure Crisis?

When it comes to the financial and housing crisis of 2008 that led to what is commonly referred to as [...]

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What is LIBOR, and Where is it Going?
March, 28 2019

What is LIBOR, and Where is it Going?

LIBOR—the London Interbank Offered Rate—is a benchmark interest rate set by some of the largest financial institutions on a daily [...]

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Zoning Issues for Tiny Homes
March, 27 2019

Zoning Issues for Tiny Homes

The uptick in interest over tiny homes over the past decade has confounded and astounded some, but for some people—in [...]

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March, 26 2019

What is an FHA Loan?

Conventional home loans aren’t for everyone. While generally it behooves a borrower to seek out the customary route to homeownership—which [...]

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