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Foreclosures Up from Reverse Mortgages

The federal government is raising the premiums and lowering the loan limits on its reverse-mortgage program. It may sound like a take-away for seniors, but according to the Housing and… more
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How Tax Reform Could Affect U.S. Homeownership

Will President Trump’s tax reform proposal put a major dent in the housing market? Some experts say by doubling the standard deduction, the mortgage interest deduction will lose relevance because… more
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Running the Numbers on a Vacation Rental Home

If you’ve always wanted a vacation home but couldn’t afford one, you’ve probably considered obtaining that property via the Airbnb model: buying your vacation property and leasing it out as… more
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Low Housing Inventory = Opportunity

It’s become a regular headline: low housing inventory is responsible for fewer sales. With slow but steady economic growth, low unemployment, consumer optimism, and strong demand for housing, it seems… more
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Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse in Real Estate

Buyer’s remorse is something we want to avoid, especially when it comes to real estate because it comes at a high price. We consider, evaluate, and scrutinize all the options… more
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The “New” Underwater Threat for Miami

Being “underwater” is what a lot of homeowners experienced during the housing meltdown, but for people in Miami, that term is gaining a whole new meaning – one that is… more
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Where High Property Taxes Kill Cash Flow

This is a transcript of a previously-aired “Real Estate News” podcast broadcast by Kathy Fettke, co-CEO and founder of the Real Wealth Network. Property tax is one of the costs… more
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Renting: The New American Dream

This is a transcript of a previously-aired “Real Estate News” podcast broadcast by Kathy Fettke, co-CEO and founder of the Real Wealth Network. The old American Dream maybe isn’t for… more