See how the net of Credit Card Debt Trap has been weaved to such an extent we know think it is “normal”. A window into the past before there was credit card debt.
With the advent of Internet Real Estate Services and discount Realty Brokerage Houses many Buyers & Sellers have decided to transact directly. Though this sounds a good and money saving proposition, in reality from my experience these Buyers & Sellers are missing out and not getting ahead. Quite the contrary.
Governments have been waging a war on cash forcing populations to use electronic means of payments while demonizing its use through public relations campaigns. As a result of the lack of cash in poor communities, Tide -a laundry detergent, is being used as cash.
401(k)s, IRAs, Self-Directed IRAs and most articles on these and other savings or retirement plans focus almost entirely on detailed and technical information, leaving out the bigger picture or where these plans come from. This article tells you their origins and most importantly the conflict of interests of those selling them.
These words do not mean the same, they are related but they refer to very different aspects of the real estate transaction, or any transaction for that matter. Price is simply the amount in dollars that a piece of real estate is being sold for. Price by itself usually does not mean much, example: I […]
Another concern that many buyers have is “timing the market” this means when to buy. What happens if homes go down some more? What happens if after I buy homes drop in price? Note: What is discussed in this article will not apply in the same manner to what are called “High Cost Areas” in […]
As you noted from the title, I did not say the best “price”, I said the best deal! Big difference. Is it a good deal to buy a cheap house located in a bad neighborhood which requires thousands of dollars to rehab? What about a really good priced home which consumes all your savings, because […]
Most Buyers believe that if the property is distressed or in a short sale, they then would have the most chances of their offer being accepted, since the bank is “distressed” or wants to sell fast. However, it works totally in reverse, on a short sale or distress situation, the Buyer has the least flexibility […]