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Autumn home-<b>buying</b> season packed with potential

…  with potential
Not only fewer buyers, but also reduced inventory, make up the fall market, said Stacy Esser, sales associate with Keller Williams Town Life in Tenafly and The Stacy Esser Group. She describes fall as a season packed with potential for real estate, but …
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Realtor View: Real estate math problems? Get help from a professional
Whether you're buying or selling a home, you're going to be confronted, and perhaps overwhelmed, with numbers: interest rates, days on market, loan terms and more. They're all significant in the transaction, …

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Potential <b>buyers</b> line up for Midtown's Palmer Plaza

…  office building, according to a report in real estate trade publication Commercial Real Estate Direct. Walton Street Capital, Rubenstein Partners, TA Realty and DRA Advisors are the …
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How to Play the Real–Estate Market
The slowdown is good news for home buyers, of course. And recent weakness in real-estate investments, including home builders, has created opportunities for bargain hunters, some analysts say. But if the Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates
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Chinese buyers snapping up Seattle-area real estate
Chinese buyers are having other …

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2013 Real Estate & Investment Property Market Overview

…  downgrades for the mounting national debt, and so on. Continued concerns about economic growth and the growing national sovereign debt burden contribute to uncertainty about the future and thus to continued volatility in the capital markets in the upcoming year. This could create periods of pricing mismatches between public and private markets-a possible benefit to investors who have both REIT and private market portfolios. While the current accommodative monetary policies are expected to keep interest rates low for the near-term, rates could rise faster than expected at some point. …

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Self Storage Investment Property Loans

…  property owners. However, with some recent improvements in the lending industry, self storage should be looking to take another turn for the best. The FDIC is closing in on its list of failing banks, meaning those that are still standing are beginning to thrive. Another driving force is the status of self storage as “an acceptable property type and USDA lending programs for rural properties” by the Small Business Administration. For many owners, this can lead to refinancing for better interest rates.
As of early 2012, according to an article …

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Green Home Equity Loans

…  systems. As you have probably guessed, this is not just your average loan. It is part of the experimental new PowerSaver program from the Federal Housing Administration, HUD, and the Department of Energy. And, it is not available to just anybody. In order to qualify, you must already be a homeowner in specific areas of the nation and have good credit scores, very little debt, and a degree of home equity. The inaugural plan is to offer about 30,000 loans over the next 2 years, with moderate interest rates

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Private Money for Arizona Investment Property

…  the pledged asset would become the property of the first deed of trust holder, or the hard money lender.
Hard money & Private lenders are an option after banks, loans are not regulated and done on the lender’s terms.  The non-regulation also allows them to structure deals very uniquely that can only be done through private sources, but this money doesn’t come cheap.  It is common for borrowers to pay several points (percent) upfront, or on the back, as well as double figure interest rates.
There are several private money lending options in …

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Triple Net Lease Single Tenant Cap Rates

…  2011 we are seeing the substantial cap rate compression from previous years in the past for core net leased assets. As 2010 ended the market saw multiple investors competing for core assets. The national asking cap rates in 2011 for the single tenant retail sector are currently 8.00%. The national asking cap rates the office sector are 8.10%.
Transaction level in 2011 is anticipated to decrease from 2010 levels which was very high and driven by low interest rates, greater financing availability and a very large supply of properties available for disposition as a …

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Investment Property Advice

…  that will yield positive cash flow.  Long gone are the speculators that have fueled the real estate bubble.   In the boom years real estate investors ( or better called speculators ) would buy a property and try and flip it for a quick cash out the strategy was a hope of quick equity gains. Today real estate investors are returning to the fundamentals, and the key is cash flow, they are holding and renting for solid, steady incomes.
Low prices, stable rental markets and rock bottom interest rates have created …

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Private Money for Denver Real Estate Investment

…  a prospective loan by pledging not only the first deed of trust, but other properties, equities or position in deals.
Private money lenders are an option after banks, loans are not regulated and done on the lender’s terms.  The non-regulation also allows them to structure deals very uniquely that can only be done through private sources, but this money doesn’t come cheap.  It is common for borrowers to pay several points (percent) upfront, or on the back, as well as double figure interest rates.
There are several private money lending options …

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Chicago First Time Buyers Down Payment Assistance for 2-4 flats

…  reducing down payment and closing costs for first-time buyers who are purchasing single family houses in Chicago. These programs are city-wide, and include first-time buyers who are purchasing two to four-unit owner-occupied buildings.
Household grants range from $10,000 to $40,000 for first-time buyers.  Whether it is a two to four-unit owner occupied building, or a town house that suits your need or a historic bungalow, there are many different homes for sale and with historically low interest rates now is a great time to buy. The basic down payment assistance …