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NAHB Opposes Plan to Raise Mortgage Fees

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Bob Nielsen, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Reno, Nevada, recently issued the following statement on a congressional plan to raise fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and use them to help pay for an extension of this year’s payroll tax cut through 2012: “Congress is essentially proposing ...

REALTORS Applaud Bill to Protect Taxpayers From Mortgage Industry Bailouts

Washington, December 08, 2011 The National Association of Realtors® supports legislation introduced today that provides sensible reform of the secondary mortgage market and protects the interest of taxpayers. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) introduced the legislation, “The Mortgage Finance Act of 2011,” in the U.S. Senate. The bill creates a limited-term, government-chartered secondary ...

Is Real Estate Investing on Your Radar?

Are you diversified enough? The stock market has seen an unbelievable tumble and if you are one of those that had money invested in the market I am sure you are deeply concerned about what to do about the loses right?. As difficult as it may be to get excited about investing your hard earned money in anything right now it is not easy but, I would encourage you to think of investing some of your money ...

Happy Holiday's from Prudential Ambassador Real Estate in Omaha, NE

We at Prudential Ambassador Real Estate want to wish all our agents, clients, and vendors a Happy Holiday Season!

Survey Shows Shoppers on Smartphones Do More Research Than Buying

Thursday, December 22, 2011 A recent survey revealed that while the number of mobile shoppers is increasing dramatically, they are using their mobile devices to research products more than they use it to make purchases. Shoppers are comfortable making purchases from their home computers, but are more hesitant using their tablets and mobile phones to buy online. The survey found that 58 percent of ...

Builder Confidence Rises for the Third Consecutive Month

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes edged up two points from a downwardly revised number to 21 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for December. This marks a third consecutive month in which builder confidence has improved, and brings the index to its highest point since May of 2010.“While builder confidence remains ...

Foreclosure Prevention Actions Increase

Thursday, December 22 2011 Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s (the “Enterprises”) foreclosure prevention activity increased in the third quarter of 2011 and totaled nearly 2 million foreclosure prevention actions since the beginning of conservatorship in 2008. During this period, the Enterprises completed one million loan modifications, helping borrowers stay in their homes. According ...

Landlord Self Evaluation

What kind of landlord are you? Those of you that know me have heard me say this time after time that being a landlord doesn’t mean just collecting the rent once a month but it takes work and effort. Can you pass this 5 question test with an affirmative YES? 1. DO YOU HAVE A WRITTEN LEASE? A written lease is CRITICAL; I cannot stress this enough. A written lease protects you and your tenants ...

Do you have a cash flow objective for your rental busines?

Would you like to increase your monthly income to make your investment more profitable in 2012? If yes what are you doing about it? First question? Does the condition and upkeep of your property merit a rent increase? When was the last time you raised your rent? Are you afraid that if you raise the rent your tenant will move out? Let’s assume that your property is worthy of a rent increase how ...
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