UPDATE on Texas SAFE ACT!

Thursday, June 17

From the Texas Association of Realtors: (posted verbatim)Many of us have been very concerned about the implementation of federal legislation known as the SAFE Act that would severely limit an individual’s ability to seller finance their property in Texas.We are working on numerous regulatory and ...


Fannie Mae Proposes Bulldozing Foreclosed Homes

Wednesday, June 16

To this point, the US government has dealt with the housing problem by throwing hundreds of billions at the banks to write down mortgages.  This hasn't, and won't ever, help the housing market.  And, as such, the housing market has suffered.Fannie Mae considers the problem with the housing market...


Effective Newspaper Ads

Wednesday, June 16

A profitable way to locate investor friendly deals is the use of newspaper ads.  Many people who are motivated to sell but do not wish to use the services of a real estate professional will advertise in print or read print advertising.  Generally, these people will either be more rural or elderly...


A License to Own Your Home?

Tuesday, June 15

An email has been circulating the inboxes of many investors recently regarding the Cap and Trade Bill HR-2454, known as the Waxman-Markey Climate Change Bill.  The reason for concern?  A proposed license to have a house.  The email warns that home owners would have to retrofit their homes in orde...


Getting Leads from your Website

Tuesday, June 15

You can attract buyers and sellers by creating a professional and informative website.  Websites are important as it helps you establish credibility.  When you are advertising yourself, people will ‘google’ your name to find out information about you.  If this search leads them to a professional ...


The Big Tax Increase Facing S Corporations

Monday, June 14

The important thing to realize is that the Obama Administration is keeping its promise about not raising taxes on businesses to pay for healthcare.  Rather it is closing existing tax loopholes that existed in an effort to force small businesses into paying $100 billion more in taxes over the ...