As we head into the first month of spring, there is no doubt -- real estate activity has increased significantly in many parts of the country. This leaves many to wonder: is this the beginning of the ...
If you have been keeping current with the real estate market, you have been watching the housing bubble which predicted that soaring increases in property values would end abruptly and fall into massi...
Times, they are changing, and we have been spoiled by low interest rates, easily obtainable financing and a thriving real estate market. Otherwise known as the housing bubble.This has led many buyers ...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are two government sponsored entities (GSEs). GSEs are set up by the government but run privately. These two GSEs were started to back up mortgages, making it easier for ban...
Office in Miami is a great investment. It appreciates significantly year over year, so the resale is excellent. Office space in Miami could include several categories of real estate like industrial, r...
Office in Miami is real estate property that is designed for use in specific types of business situations. Unlike industrial property, which would include manufacturing plants, office in Miami encompa...
The sales tactics of the National Association of Realtors should be examined and potentially come under the same restrictions as securities brokers through the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...
A negative amortization loan is any loan where the monthly payment does not cover the monthly interest expense. Interest-only or conventionally amortizing loans do not have this feature, and the m...
The most egregious examples of predatory lending occurred when interest-only loan products where offered to subprime borrowers whose income only qualified them to make the initial minimum payment ...
There are three methods of appraising the resale value of residential real estate: the comparative-sales approach, the cost approach, and the income approach. The comparative-sales approach uses recen...