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The Best of All Three

Over the last two weeks, I’ve talked to you about two of the three trends that have changed the real estate landscape. The first one is what I call the

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Forget About Foreclosures

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert There are three trends that have changed the real-estate landscape. Last week, I spoke about the one I call the Blackstone Effect. That

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The Blackstone Effect

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert Today, investors are pouring cash into the real-estate market at an incredible pace. I saw a recent study from those smart financial guys

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Are They Really That Unreliable?

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert Last Friday I asked you the question: Would you rather be a landlord or the bank? Another way to ask it is this:

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Would You Rather be the Bank or the Landlord?

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert During December, I explored the state of the housing and mortgage markets with you. To cut a long story short, things are not

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A Real-Estate Bubble: Fact or Fiction?

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert Everybody keeps asking me if I think we’re back in a real-estate bubble. I read a quote from Robert Shiller recently. He said:

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When Mortgage Interest Rates Rise, Housing Cools

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert Over the years, we’ve learned that potential homeowners are very sensitive to interest rates, even more so today. A small increase in interest

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And Now For the Good News… Or Maybe Not

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert According to RealtyTrac, September 2013 pre-foreclosure filings were down 38.9% from last year. The same study shows bank-owned REO (real estate owned) filings

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The Problem With HARP

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert Last Thursday I showed you how the real-estate recovery isn’t all it’s blown up to be… that the reality is downright scary and

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What’s the Truth About the Real Estate Recovery?

By Eddie Speed, Editor, REal Income Alert I’ve no doubt you’ve seen headlines like these lately… “Mortgage Delinquencies Down” “Foreclosure Rates Down” “Home Prices Up” “Fewer Homes Have Negative Equity”