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Here’s the No. 1 new home market in the U.S.

Here’s the No. 1 new home market in the U.S.

Here’s the No. 1 new home market in the U.S. Builders started more than 30,000 homes in past year The Dallas-Fort Worth market is the No. 1 market in the nation for new homes, according to a new report from Metrostudy, a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing industry. Dallas-area housing starts increased 3.4% […]

Lenders react to end of Freddie Mac 1% down payment mortgage offerings

Lenders react to end of Freddie Mac 1% down payment mortgage offerings

Lenders react to end of Freddie Mac 1% down payment mortgage offerings Quicken Loans and UWM weigh in 0% down and 1% down mortgage offerings just started to gain traction in the industry when Freddie Mac announced it is changing the requirements and completely nixed its program option. The government-sponsored enterprise shocked the market this week when it […]

Single-family renting: Why rental home communities are on the rise around Phoenix

Single-family renting: Why rental home communities are on the rise around Phoenix

Single-family renting: Why rental home communities are on the rise around Phoenix With the rise in properties in the single-family home rental market, house hunters can enjoy the privacy, space and perks of suburban living without the mortgage. Jim Belfiore, president of Arizona residential market research firm Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, says there’s a market […]

FHFA wants more input on improving credit access for borrowers with limited English proficiency

FHFA wants more input on improving credit access for borrowers with limited English proficiency

FHFA wants more input on improving credit access for borrowers with limited English proficiency Extends deadline to receive input from market July 18, 2017   Ben Lane In May, the Federal Housing Finance Agency asked the housing market to provide input on how to increase access to credit for borrowers with limited English proficiency. Originally, the FHFA set […]

Slash Prices With ‘Ninja’ Negotiating Tactics

Slash Prices With ‘Ninja’ Negotiating Tactics

Two investors can speak to the exact same motivated – even desperate – home seller and one will have a hard time getting the seller to even invite them to see the house while the other walks away with a great price and creative financing built-in. What makes the difference? Negotiating techniques. Yet one of […]

Traits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Traits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

America’s long standing economic success is fueled by the inspiration of its entrepreneurs.  Although we are experiencing challenges that most generations alive today have previously only read about in history class, we will once again emerge stronger, wiser, and even more prosperous. It is time for all of us entrepreneurs to contribute to the rebirth […]

Increase Your Results Quickly

Increase Your Results Quickly

Increasing your results to the next level can seem like a monumental task, but in fact is easier than you think. Here are 8 steps that when done consistently will automatically improve your results quickly.  Associate with bigger thinkers. Just being around people who thinker bigger than you will automatically expand your horizons and your […]

Marketing Strategies

Marketing Strategies

As we established in the last post…the way to find really profitable deals is to establish a marketing campaign to drive motivated sellers to call YOU. When potentials sellers are contacting you – then YOU have all of the leverage. You are deciding whether or not to pursue the lead. You are deciding if there […]

Most Training Programs Stink!!??

Most Training Programs Stink!!??

Every one (including me) has at one time or another purchased some sort of training program expecting to see phenomenal results only to become despairingly disappointed. That’s because the programs stink, right? Wrong. That’s not it at all! In fact let’s be perfectly frank…how many programs have you purchased and never broke the seal let […]