I've been thinking a lot about the core beliefs of serious real estate investors. By "core beliefs", I mean the fundamental truths about our business that are plain, clear and undeniable to the wise among us. I'd love to have your thoughts about "core beliefs". Here are a *few* (I have many more ideas) of the core beliefs that may serve Read full article »
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Today's Eeyore Award for most foolishly pessimistic news goes to the National Center for Credit Counseling (NCCC). Recently, the NCCC released the results of a survey they commissioned. Frankly, I think the results they've come up with are probably unreliable and not representative of the American public. Nevertheless, the results were interesting, and can be summed up as follows: Half of the Read full article »
In another move displaying the utter idiocy of the federal government, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are now again authorized to offer 125% LTV refi loans. Can somebody out there tell me why this makes sense? Short answer: It doesn't make sense, and this is short-sightedness nearly at it's finest. (The high-water mark for short-sightedness goes to the Obama stimulus program, Read full article »
I've noticed some trends recently that are related to the real estate market and economy peripherally, but are more about the way Americans are viewing the world they live in. Those trends are: a Pervasive Sense of Entitlement and the related issue of Childish World-view. The Pervasive Sense of Entitlement to which I refer was evidenced in an article I read yesterday Read full article »
What? A Content-Packed Webinar With Legitimate Strategies For Investors – And NO PITCHING or SELLING of Any Type?
Since I spend most of the time on this blog talking about news items and how they effect real estate investors rather than focusing on the latest investing strategies like everybody else, you may not realize that I actually have a very extensive background in real estate investing. In fact, I authored three courses (don't worry - I'm not going Read full article »