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Fannie Mae Rolls-Back Investor 4 Property Limit

Monday, February 16, 2009


Effective March 1, 2009, real estate investors can once again own and finance up to 10 individual properties. The fannie_mae_logo1restriction reversal does come with new minimum requirements, however. Homeowners buying a 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th or 10th home must meet the following standards, as set forth by Fannie Mae:

Why You Should Rent And Pay My Mortgage

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Buying a home vs. renting is a big decision that takes careful consideration. For many years, purchasing real estate was considered an extremely profitable investment. Over the past view years many have held off, due to the Housing bubble burst and the declining market values due to the historic credit crisis.

Listings vs. Solds Graph

Wednesday, April 30, 2008


This graph shows supply and demand trends since 2002.  The dip in supply (listings) was obviously during the real estate boom of 2004/2005.  You will also note the high inventory of homes (50,000+) now available for sale.

Words To Help Sell Your Home

Tuesday, January 29, 2008


The right phrasing in real-estate listings can speed a sale and even boost the final price, a Canadian study says. And here’s a tip: If you must sell, don’t put “must sell” in your ad. -By Marilyn Lewis, MSN Real Estate Listings with the words “beautiful” or “gorgeous” sold 15% faster. “Landscaping” in a listing […]

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