How’s the Real Estate Market?

Posted on Posted in Buying a Home, Distressed Property, Real Estate Investment, Relocation, Selling a Home

see url How’s the real estate market? Well that depends – are you thinking about buying, selling, investing, or renting? I’ll answer that question in a minute, but first let me bring you up to date. Crystal and I now work with Coastal Inland Properties, a small boutique real estate firm in Carlsbad. Our old RE/MAX broker […]

Investors Back in the Market, Cash is King

Posted on Posted in Distressed Property, Real Estate Investment Investors are back in the market, and they’re paying all-cash, mostly for property under $500,000. The effect is to freeze out first-time home-buyers who need a loan. Banks are still chary about providing loans. About the only loans left for first-time buyers are FHA and VA loans. So, while the first-time buyer is working through […]

What you weren’t told about November’s foreclosure numbers

Posted on Posted in Distressed Property “Figures don’t lie, but liars sure can figure.” This quote by Mark Twain has never been more relevant than in our day. With contradictory statistics bombarding us daily, a thinking person has to wonder what’s real and what is a lie. Let’s do a real life example. In November there were 29,597 Notices of Default […]