Monthly Archives: September 2012

Hurricanes Bringing Bargains for Buying a Home

Posted by JD Esajian // September 14, 2012

With more hurricanes brewing in the Atlantic fast on the heels of Isaac there could be even more deals to be had for those interested in buying a home… Many homeowners have had enough of these storms and even those who haven’t been hit yet are becoming highly motivated to sell their homes and relocate. Others just don’t have the funds to prepare for another hurricane, to relocate even temporarily or to handle large increases in insurance premiums.

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Banks Bankrupting Condos

Posted by JD Esajian // September 13, 2012

Banks and mortgage lenders holding REOs are bankrupting homeowner associations threatening the security of your investment. What do you need to know? Mortgage lenders how have foreclosed on condos on home in associations are not paying their dues and are frequently neglecting maintenance, leaving the financial burden to the association and other community property owners. This can quickly lead to escalating liens on these foreclosure units and soaring dues and assessments for other unit owners with serious consequences for those selling or buying a home.

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Real Estate Investors Transitioning to New Construction

Posted by JD Esajian // September 12, 2012

New construction is beginning to grow again and innovative new concepts are attracting a lot of attention in the media. So is it time real estate investors transitioned their focus to shiny new condo towers and new luxury homes?

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Foreclosure for Owners of Multiple Properties

Posted by JD Esajian // September 11, 2012

Facing foreclosure is tough enough for those with one property. For those with multiple properties foreclosure can be even trickier, even if considering letting just one go…

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The Missing Link in the Real Estate Recovery

Posted by JD Esajian // September 10, 2012

What’s the missing link we have needed to really be certain a housing recovery is here? Home values and prices have been rising, the number of homes available on the market has been shrinking and some homes have been selling faster, so what’s been missing?

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Real Estate Investing: Are We Running Out of Deals?

Posted by JD Esajian // September 7, 2012

There have been several recent articles in the media predicting that shadow housing inventory is no longer a threat; so does this mean we are running out of real estate investing deals?

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Your Lenders’ Sneaky Home Loan Modification Strategy

Posted by JD Esajian // September 6, 2012

Despite all the noise about lenders being pressured to grant more loan modifications and principal reductions many are still deploying greedy tactics to get compensated for ‘fake’ home loan modifications.

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Mortgage Financing for Self-Employed Borrowers

Posted by JD Esajian // September 5, 2012

Self-employed borrowers are having a tougher time getting home loans than ever and with new Fannie Mae rules being rolled out it could get even tougher. So is this the end of mortgages for all but those with bloated government W2s or are there still options?

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Connecticut Real Estate, Boasts Best Investing Opportunities?

Posted by JD Esajian // September 4, 2012

Does Connecticut real estate present the best real estate investing opportunities for late 2012 and 2013? A Bloomberg article recently slammed Connecticut real estate in Fairhaven as some of the biggest losers from the recent fall out on Wall Street but as the market improves CT homes could actually prove some of the biggest winners for investors.

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Real Estate Investor Lessons from Mary Kay

Posted by JD Esajian // September 3, 2012

Real estate investors have a lot that can be learned from Mary Kay and other direct selling companies for ensuring their short and long term success, achieving their maximum potential and minimizing risks…

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