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Is the Future still Bright?

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Is the Future still Bright?

It was almost seven years ago when I wrote “The Future’s so Bright …” I noted that I was the most optimistic since the ’90s, and that things would only getting better. I pointed out that housing starts would increase significantly over the next several years, that state and local governments would start hiring...
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Comment on Employment Report: Hurricane Bounce Back, Record Job Streak Still Alive!

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Comment on Employment Report: Hurricane Bounce Back, Record Job Streak Still Alive!

The headline jobs number was strong at 261 thousand  – due to a bounce back from the hurricanes – but below expectations. However a key reason for the “disappointing” headline number was that the previous two months were revised up by a combined 90 thousand jobs. The upward revision to the September jobs report...
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CoreLogic: “3.1 million Homes were still in negative equity” at end of Q1 2017

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CoreLogic: “3.1 million Homes were still in negative equity” at end of Q1 2017

From CoreLogic: CoreLogic® Reports Nearly 9 Million Borrowers Have Regained Equity Since the Height of the Crisis in 2011 Rising home prices led to improvements in home equity, with 91 thousand residential properties regaining equity in Q1 2017. The number of mortgaged residential properties with equity is now at 48.2 million. An additional 0.6...
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NFIB: Small Business Optimism Index increases slightly in January, Still very low

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NFIB: Small Business Optimism Index increases slightly in January, Still very low

From the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): Small-Business Owner Confidence Barely Budges Small-business owner confidence continues to drag, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index. The Index gained 0.9 points, rising to 88.9, failing to regain the losses caused by last month’s “fiscal cliff” scare. Expectations for...
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Market Update: Still a Lost Decade

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Market Update: Still a Lost Decade

Click on graph for larger image. The first graph shows the S&P 500 since 1990 (this excludes dividends). The dashed line is the closing price today. The S&P 500 was first at this level in July 1999; almost 13 years ago. The second graph (click on graph for larger image) from Doug Short shows...
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Regulators still buried by risk-retention comments

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Regulators still buried by risk-retention comments

Federal regulators are still working on the risk-retention rule after issuing a proposal in April, and lawmakers are growing impatient. The rule, required under the Dodd-Frank Act, requires lenders to maintain 5% of the credit risk on mortgages pooled into securities. Its exception, the qualified residential mortgage, would require heightened servicing standards, a strict...
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Interthinx: Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Decreases from Q110, Still Above Q209

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Interthinx: Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Decreases from Q110, Still Above Q209

Mortgage fraud risk decreased slightly in the second quarter of 2010, but is still substantially higher than it was a year ago, according to a quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report released Tuesday by Interthinx. The risk research and analytics firm reported the National Mortgage Fraud Risk Index for Q210 at 145, down 3% from...
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Can I still flip a house and make money?

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Can I still flip a house and make money?

The-Flip-Man.com – The Flip Man http makes Flipping Houses simple with a 1 on 1 Mentor- Coach – Trainer, no cash or credit needed. I will teach & mentor you on how to flip houses (or wholesale houses) 1 on 1 with no cash or credit needed. I’ve flipped over 150 houses since January…...
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Is there still money to be made in house flipping? How much did you make on your last flip?

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Is there still money to be made in house flipping? How much did you make on your last flip?

Feel free to visit my blog to see what I’m up to www.JamesBroadfoot.com … Project House Flip in Its Entirety {House Flip Before and After} House Flip. Real Estate Investing (Parts I – VI) This video series tracks the progress of my first house flip experience. This is the entire series, Part 1 –...
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