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What Is Today’s Middle-Class—and Where Do They Find Housing?
January, 15 2019

What Is Today’s Middle-Class—and Where Do They Find Housing?

An early-October report by the Brookings Institute examined 382 metropolitan areas in order to take stock of the size of [...]

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How a Housing Foreclosure Crisis Can Re-arrange the Housing Landscape
January, 14 2019

How a Housing Foreclosure Crisis Can Re-arrange the Housing Landscape

A housing foreclosure crisis is a seismic economic event. When many people are losing their homes to foreclosure, it means [...]

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What Does The Increasingly Limited House Inventory Mean for First-Time Homebuyers?
January, 11 2019

What Does The Increasingly Limited House Inventory Mean for First-Time Homebuyers?

The news media has been flush of late with concern about the housing market. The concern, stemming from the natural [...]

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Fannie Mae, Freddy Mac … What do These Names Refer To?
January, 10 2019

Fannie Mae, Freddy Mac … What do These Names Refer To?

If someone pays even a cursory level of attention to news about real estate, they hear the names Fannie Mae [...]

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Standing Solutions for Victims of Hurricane Michael from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
January, 09 2019

Standing Solutions for Victims of Hurricane Michael from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

When Hurricane Michael slammed into our Florida service area, the good people of this great state were subjected to the [...]

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Should Americans be Worried About the Recent Slowdown in House Sales?
January, 08 2019

Should Americans be Worried About the Recent Slowdown in House Sales?

Things were hot for a minute there. Home sales were rising over the past couple years, as people looked to [...]

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What Sort of Attitude Benefits a Prospective Home-buyer in the Process?
January, 07 2019

What Sort of Attitude Benefits a Prospective Home-Buyer in the Process?

When someone is considering getting into the market to purchase a home, we believe it is worth taking stock of [...]

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What Does “Subprime” Mean?
January, 04 2019

What Does “Subprime” Mean?

If there is one negative phrase most closely associated with the so-called “Great Recession,” it must certainly be “subprime mortgages.” [...]

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The Dismay of Delay—Reasons Your Closing Might Get Postponed
January, 03 2019

The Dismay of Delay—Reasons A Closing Might Get Postponed

If there’s one consistency through every type of real estate transaction, it’s that everybody on either side of the transaction [...]

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Issues That We Sometimes Encounter in Curing Title
January, 02 2019

Issues That We Sometimes Encounter in Curing Title

Those who are unfamiliar with the real estate business can be blissfully unaware of the complications that tend to arise [...]

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Buying at Arm’s Length
January, 01 2019

Buying at Arm’s Length

When it comes to real estate transactions, it is essential—and only lawful—to buy and sell at arm’s length. This is a [...]

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Does it Ever Make Sense to Buy Condemned Property?
December, 31 2018

Does it Ever Make Sense to Buy Condemned Property?

The prospect of purchasing a condemned property comes up from time to time in our discussions with clients. We tell [...]

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