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DSCR Loans – An Investment Real Estate Funding Option When Your Income is a Problem.

By Douglas Katz – 12/6/2022 More and more people are getting into the real estate investment space.  While there is no one single issue that has created this growth, a host of likely factor such as the desire for passive income and a stable retirement, the desire for real, tangible assets and general distrust if …

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ATTOM Releases Data on the Strongest and Most Vulnerable Markets

By Douglas Katz – 12/02/2022 ATTOM has released 3rd quarter information on the most vulnerable housing markets and there are definitely some trends that should be of interest for investors.  Their model uses data from foreclosures, employment and other economic data to determine which geographies are most at risk for price reductions and lower values.  …

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Possible Relief for Buyers as Some Big Players Scrap Their Flipping Businesses

By Douglas Katz – 11/15/2022 It is no secret to people in the industry.  When real estate was really hot, the siren’s song of investment and flipping was pretty hard to resist.  Many large players could not resist this and rushed headlong into the investment market to exploit the opportunity.  The problem is that sometimes …

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Conventional vs Hard Money – Which is Right for You?

By Douglas Katz – 10/13/2022 So you have an investment real estate acquisition or project that you want to undertake and you cannot or do not want to pay cash.  This, of course, means that you need financing, but what is the right financing.  Counterintuitively, there are actually more options for investors than there are …

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Redleg Funding Unveils Operation Gratitude Discount for Veterans, First Responders and Law Enforcement

Redleg Funding is launching a new discount program for veterans, first responders and law enforcement.  Through the program, we provide closing costs discounts for those who serve or who have served their community and nation. As a veteran-owned business, we know about service and how it is not always appreciate.  As a service-disabled veteran owned …

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No Foreclosure Tsunami Expected, But Maybe a Wave

By Doug Katz – 9/14/2022 The Calculated Risk Blog reported today on the outlook for delinquencies, foreclosures and REOs based on data from the second quarter of 2022.  The verdict was that numbers more or less aligned with expectations and that a massive increase similar to the 2008 housing crash was unlikely.  While this is …

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Housing Inventory Down as “Seller Strike” Takes Hold

By Douglas Katz – 09/13/2022 Ask any real estate professional or lender how business is right now and you’ll likely get a bit of a grimace.  While the market was generally optimistic about the possibility of capitulation and lowering prices, the full potential for return to a more normal market is still far off.  Now …

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Housing – Where We Are and What It Possibly Means for the Future for Investors

By Douglas Katz – 08/31/2022 As the summer comes to a close and the market is no closer to any predictability, more and more organizations are adjusting their forecasts for the coming months and years to better reflect this craziness. To understand where we are, it helps to see where we have come since the …

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Zillow Adjusts Housing Predictions – Slowing or Deceasing Prices Ahead with Possible Growing Opportunities for Investors

By Douglas Katz Unless you live under a rock or just don’t care, you are aware that the housing market has slowed.  Depending on the source, the degree of impact varies with descriptions ranging from the aforementioned slowdown to correction to recession.  The last of which is the view of the National Association of Homebuilders …

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