Category: Real Estate

Lumber prices are up. Good or bad news?

Lumber is one of those great numbers that you can use to get a read on what is going on with construction in the coming months. This time around, we examine how the drop in lumber prices is likely to effect the kind of construction we see in the next quarter or two. We will examine what buyers, sellers, investors and entrepreneurs should expect given the latest numbers.


7 Myths of buying real estate

We will add 1 and debunk a few others!

It is always interesting to come across articles in the popular media that talk about real estate issues. So often, they only get it partly right. In this case, some well intentioned folks came up with a list of 7 myths of home buying and got some of it wrong or missed the mark by a bit. Lets review them and see what they got wrong and what they got right!

Foreclosures spike 66%! Disaster or opportunity?

We just saw a huge spike in foreclosures in the eastern united states that is breaking all kinds of records! Todays show talks about how entrepreneurs, buyers, sellers and investors should react to this news. Should we worry or look at this as a chance to purchase a home? What about current home inventory? Will this uptick in foreclosures effect property values?

The important thing is that this represents a limited time opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and first time buyers! This jump goes way beyond what investors in those markets can handle, but that will not last long! If you have the resources or can work quickly, this could represent an AMAZING opportunity for you to acquire a property at a great price!

Rent or Buy? Lets examine the choice

Todays show is going to go over some of the key questions to ask yourself when you are considering renting or buying your home. Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor or just want to own your own home, these are questions you need to consider in order to choose wisely when it comes to the decision to buy or rent. Most important, as is true with so many things in life, you need to think a little bit outside the box to get the best results from this evaluation of whether or not to buy a home or rent one. You need to consider what things you need and want in your life to make your day to day existence.

Is a rental bubble about to pop?!

Some interesting murmurs in the real estate media have been describing a real estate “Rental Bubble”. So what the heck is a real estate rental bubble and is it something we should worry about? If there is a bubble, what is causing it? What kinds of changes in rents can we expect in the near future as a result? We will discuss what the talking heads seem to think, then we will discuss why they are right or completely wrong!
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