Archive for November, 2010

How to analyze apartment buildings in less than three minutes

Filed in Deal Analysis by on November 30, 2010 0 Comments
How to analyze apartment buildings in less than three minutes

Between the years 2010 and 2015 many banks will be forced to foreclose and liquidate a portion of their commercial holdings.  The reason for this is several banks have too many commercial loans on their books and are required by federal regulation to reduce the number of loans they have.  With that being said, during […]

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FHA Lenders Increase Minimum Credit Score

Filed in Market Information by on November 20, 2010 0 Comments
FHA Lenders Increase Minimum Credit Score

Wells Fargo & Co. and Bank of America Corp., the nation’s two largest mortgage lenders, have raised the minimum required credit score on FHA-insured loans to 640 from 620.  It is estimated that this 20 point difference eliminates 15% of FHA borrowers.  The national average credit score is about 680.  So while rates remain low, the access of money continues […]

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Public or Private Equity: Know Where to Invest

Filed in Investment Secrets by on November 16, 2010 0 Comments
Public or Private Equity: Know Where to Invest

The world of investments is ever changing. Gone are the days when the best investment option would be dropping your life’s savings in banks to earn interest. Now, lots of investment opportunities are open to individuals and companies. You could go the conventional way and place your funds in banks to earn meager, but secure […]

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Contract your Contractor

Filed in General by on November 2, 2010 0 Comments
Contract your Contractor

Contract your Contractor: All too often we see Investors some new and some experienced get taken advantage of by their contractor.  Sometimes small, change order or charging for extras and other times larger problems. Here are three things to consider next time you hire a contractor. Prepare a detailed Scope of Work: When taking estimates […]

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