Dubai based gold backed cryptocurrency now being accepted as payment for real estate
In a new press release out on Jan. 8, a multi-national company dealing in real estate throughout the Middle East announced they were going to accept OneGram cryptocurrency as a viable payment platform for their...
Global Stocks Rise, US Futures Near All Time Highs As Flood Into Emerging Markets Continues
by Tyler Durden
Aug 15, 2016 6:47 AM
European shares advanced, with gains in automakers
helping Germany’s benchmark DAX Index turn positive for the year for
the first time. Stocks...
Let me just first list the place where this all started : http://goldismoney2.com/threads/why-trumps-u-s-debt-default-isn%E2%80%99t-as-insane-as-it-sounds.102933/page-2#post-1024275
In this thread is a vid with an equation of the real value of property. And, I bit hook, line and sinker. The...
Turns out strategic mortgage defaults weren't really strategic
Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic 7:32 a.m. EDT May 7, 2016
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One of the interesting things about the housing bust of several years ago — interesting in retrospect, not so fun at the time — was the many people...
A heat check for the housing market
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com
Monday, April 18, 2016
Posted: 8 am ET
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The bulk of this week's economic reports will put the focus right at home.
When we last checked on existing home sales, the National Association of...
Another 1 million homes regained positive equity in 2015, CoreLogic says
By Andrea Riquier
Published: Mar 10, 2016 9:40 a.m. ET
Number of homes underwater falls to 8.5% from peak of 26%
More homeowners with positive equity is good news for the housing market.
Forget flipping houses — these retail investors flip mortgages
By Andrea Riquier
Published: Apr 15, 2016 9:15 a.m. ET
It’s 9:30 a.m. on a recent sunny Friday, and 60 people have crammed into an airport hotel conference room in Northern Virginia to hear Kevin Shortle, a veteran real estate...
Opinion: China pulls out all the stops to halt capital outflows
By Craig Stephen
Published: Apr 12, 2016 10:02 a.m. ET
The country has won, for now, but the long-term trend says otherwise
The first increase in foreign reserves in five months suggests China has won the...
Fretting over Mortgage Backed Securities, Fitch Warns about Home Prices in Texas
by Wolf Richter • April 6, 2016
Real estate pros are preparing for a downturn.
Texas is, let’s say, in transition – from a phenomenally booming economy to something other than a booming economy. The oil bust is...
Do you ever have deja vu? 8 classic home features that are hot again
By Dana Dratch • Bankrate.com
Do you ever have deja vu?
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Not everything old is new again.
But just like Sinatra-style hats and skinny ties, some classic home...
The Struggle Is Real In The Housing Market
Some are calling it the next housing crisis.
First-time homebuyers are looking for starter homes but are having trouble finding them. Homeowners hoping to move up to better homes can't find affordable options. Builders aren't building as many homes...
This billboard says everything you need to know about absurdity of San Francisco real estate
By Sally French
Published: Apr 6, 2016 8:49 a.m. ET
The Summit 800 development of new-construction single-family houses in a remote corner of the City by the Bay puts entry-level...
Woman Finds Her Own House for Rent on Craigslist
11:00 am ET
March 29, 2016
Imagine looking at ads on Craigslist one day and seeing your family home for rent, only you didn’t post the ad and have no intentions of renting out your home.
That’s what happened to...
America’s 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets in March 2016
6:00 am ET
March 30, 2016
Finally, the snow is but a distant memory in all but a few (unfortunate) pockets of the U.S. Our springtime spirits are soaring—and so are the nation’s hottest real estate...
Millennials in the Burbs? You Won’t Believe the Latest Home-Buying Trends
6:00 am ET
March 10, 2016
What’s a millennial pushing 30 to do? Apparently, leave the fun, the fantasy, the pace, and the possibilities of big-city living far behind and buy a home … out in the burbs...
Good News for Buyers: More New Homes Are in the Pipeline
2:00 pm ET
March 16, 2016
More homes are sprouting up across the United States—and the sound of those jackhammers and excavators at work should be music to the ears of aspiring home buyers growing ever more frustrated...
Super-Luxury Homes Hit by Reversing “Wealth Effect”
by Wolf Richter • March 17, 2016
Wall Street’s “Smart Money” with impeccable timing.
This had to happen. Now we’re getting reports that in the Hamptons, on Long Island’s east end, where Wall Street’s richest hobnob over the summer, home...
The Best Cities For Home Flips, Based On 30 'Hipster' Zip Codes
What’s the latest hipster trend? According to one real estate company, it’s profiting from the housing markets in their havens.
Real estate investors saw substantial returns after flipping homes in hipster-friendly areas last...
What will it take for brokerages to survive in the future?
Profitability at real estate brokerages is declining, and this downward trend will continue indefinitely; to survive, brokerages must stay hyper-focused on recruiting, recruiting and recruiting. In successfully recruiting the right...