Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rid Your Real Estate Investing Company of Negativity

Posted by JD Esajian // August 31, 2012

Negativity is one of the single biggest threats to real estate investing companies. It can poison and rot even the best organizations from the inside out a lot faster than most understand. So how can you stop the infection?

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Mortgage Standards Tighten Again

Posted by JD Esajian // August 30, 2012

Fannie Mae is getting tougher on mortgage lending standards again. What will this mean for the housing market and will it ever get better?

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Buying a Home: Killer Real Estate Closing Costs

Posted by JD Esajian // August 29, 2012

This is an incredible time for buying a home and one of the most affordable we may ever see but unless you are realistically prepared for the associated real estate closing costs buying your dream home can turn into a nightmare…

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5 Worst Home Improvement Choices of 2012

Posted by JD Esajian // August 28, 2012

Home improvements for increasing property value whether as part of a professional career rehabbing properties or for your own residence are often misunderstood. Some can do wonders for creating profits and helping homes to sell faster and for top dollar, while others end up costing homeowners and real estate investors a ton of money.

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Why Not to Walk Away from an Underwater Home

Posted by JD Esajian // August 27, 2012

Many firms are still promoting ‘strategic default’ or bankruptcy as a way for homeowners to escape being underwater and will twist the statistics to make it appear more appealing for their own benefit (it’s a great time to be an attorney).

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Foreclosures: Citi Launches New Rental Program

Posted by JD Esajian // August 24, 2012

Citigroup has been rolling out a new ‘deed-for-lease’ program to delinquent homeowners. Will it help, who will it help and why are they doing it?

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Buying a Home: Is a Lease Option for You?

Posted by JD Esajian // August 23, 2012

Lease options can be a great opportunity for those interested in buying a home but who are still cautious about the state of the real estate market or don’t have the best credit scores right now. So is a lease option for you?

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Wholesaling Real Estate: Meet Your New Discounted Property Source

Posted by JD Esajian // August 22, 2012

Real estate investors have become increasingly disenchanted with acquiring foreclosures from auctions and REOs through brokers due to the immense competition and skyrocketing prices but there are other options too…

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Are Homes becoming too Expensive Again?

Posted by JD Esajian // August 21, 2012

Some real estate investors say that some buyers are already beginning to over pay for homes, especially when it comes to bidding wars on REOs, foreclosure auction and over-priced new construction homes while there is so much distressed property inventory out there.

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Real Estate Investing: Beware the Mary Kay Effect

Posted by JD Esajian // August 20, 2012

Trying to convert everyone you know and meet into becoming a lead for your new real estate investing endeavors is smart but you do you really want to push them so hard they begin hiding from you, stop answering their phone and pretend they aren’t home when you come knocking?

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