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Canadians Take Over Arizona! (Or, More Canadians than Californians are Now Buying in This State)

It used to be that Californians were the main buyers of property in Arizona. However, it appears that Canadians have now assumed that top-dog status. According to a report from John Burns Real Estate Consulting, Canadian buyers accounted for 23 percent of foreign buyers in the United States in the span of December 2009 to December 2010 and, in Arizona, Read full article »

“Extreme” Mortgage Delinquencies on the Rise

According to the Mortgage Monitor report for September, released last week by Lender Processing Services Inc., (LPS), “extreme” delinquencies of 90 days or more are on the rise even as the foreclosure inventory itself has declined. In fact, the average number of days delinquent in New York, Florida, New Jersey, Hawaii and Main actually exceeded 500 days. This is notable Read full article »

The Politics of Real Estate

Few industries are as profoundly impacted by the political machinations in Washington as the real estate industry. Whether it's old legislation like Jimmy Carter's Community Reinvestment Act or Barack Obama's massive mortgage bailouts, the U.S. political machine has a huge impact (usually bad) on the business of real estate.

Ideally, we could ignore politics. But here at the Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter, we insist on seeing the world with clarity - including the reality of Washington's aggressive involvement in every facet of our business, from mortgage lending to real estate sales license; from loan modification regulations to appraisal requirements... every piece of our business is profoundly impacted by politics. So rather than stick our heads in the sand and ignore reality, readers of the Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter choose to be informed and prepared.

About Bryan Ellis

Bryan Ellis is an Atlanta-based real estate analyst and publisher of the widely read newsletter "The Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter". With over 200,000 subscribers - including real estate investors, agents, brokers, appraisers and other real estate professionals - the Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter is among America's largest sources of unbiased coverage of politics and public policy for the real estate industry.

Bryan Ellis serves as editor in chief for the Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter and is assisted by an extraordinary staff of writers, researchers and editors who are each real estate experts in their own right and who assure that the news we report is well researched, factual, and highly relevant to today's real estate industry.

Bryan is very happily married and has two wonderful daughters. He makes his home in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. You can contact the team at the Bryan Ellis Real Estate Letter here.