Slaying Home Buying Myths

You don’t need a perfect credit score or even a large down payment to buy a house.  Heck, with creative financing the dream of homeownership is within a much closer reach than most people realize.  However, today’s infographic from Keeping Current Matters attempts to slay the myths about...
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Foreclosure Starts Increase as Storm-Related Cases are Filed

In Black Knight’s “First Look” for March, 2018 they report that as 2017’s hurricane impact shifts away from delinquencies, foreclosure starts rose by nearly 12%  – mostly in the hurricane-impacted areas of Florida & Texas.  However, overall, active foreclosure inventory continues to shrink, falling by 10k loans in...
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Prescribed to Death

According to statistics, each year over 22k Americans die from a prescription opioid overdose.  Almost every American either knows someone or is related to someone who has had trouble with prescription opioids.  Today’s infographic from the National Safety Council is a powerful reminder of these circumstances.  The NSC...
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Housing Starts Up 1.9%

The U.S. Government is reporting that privately owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,354,000, which is 1.9% higher than February’s revised estimate and 10.9% higher than March, 2017.  Single-family housing starts in March were at a rate of 867k, which is...
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Truths About U.S. Taxes

Tuesday, April 17th is the filing deadline for U.S. federal income tax returns.  With that in mind, today’s infographic from PDFelement shows us how the tax system works, how revenue is generated and the basics about what Americans do with their tax returns. Interestingly, they point out that...
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Property Taxes by U.S. County

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 increased 6% to More Than $ 293 Billion, according to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions.  The conclusion was part of their annual property tax analysis covering more than 86 million single family homes across the U.S. ...
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Connecting the Deals and Uniting Investors

Connecting the Deals and Uniting Investors By Troy Miller The more I talk to Real Estate Entrepreneurs the more I hear the same old story, tight margins, even tighter markets with little-to-no inventory (that makes sense to buy) and their wealth building strategy.  That is why I am...
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