Weekly Digs — When I dip, you dip, we dip

Across the board, home sales have dropped in September. New home sales dropped 1% in September, while existing-home sales dipped 2.2% in the same month. High prices and slim inventory appear to be weighing in on the housing market. We also explore buying your first rental property with no money down, renting to college students, […]

Weekly Digs – And we keep falling further

This week in real estate investing news: The Trump Administration is trying to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mack — the two large government sponsored mortgage companies. And mortgage rates are CONTINUING to fall, as the Fed is aiming to push them even lower! These and more interesting stories below. From Realtor.com’s Latest News Trump […]

Weekly Digs – Welcome back, risk

The risky mortgage market is making a comeback, which apparently means no one has learned their lessons. And Lower mortgage rates are starting to drive up house purchases in the U.S. This and more on the mid-September edition of The Weekly Digs From Realtor.com’s Latest News Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers The risky mortgage […]

Weekly Digs – We’re all going down (again)

This week in real estate news: It appears the U.S. Mortgage Debt hits a new record, breaking the peak of the 2008 financial crisis. Also, it seems that rising labor and material costs are slowing down new residential building projects in the U.S. From Realtor.com’s Latest News U.S. Housing Starts Fell 4.0% in July Home […]