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Home Owners Associations often face a dilemma when presented with maintenance or repair issues. The housing charters often define the scope of repair issues that fall within the purview of the HOA but more often than not, there are gray areas which make it hard to draw a clear line. Read on for tips…

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Another real estate developer – one which develops luxury homes as well as multifamily investment properties – is feeling the pinch of the sluggish real estate market. One of the largest landowning companies in Florida has announced a major revision in its plans for the state.

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In a struggling real estate market, where most agencies considered themselves successful simply having breaking even, one company has done the unthinkable and beaten their own sales figures from last year. Here’s their secret…

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While Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae figure large in the Obama administration’s efforts to help out beleaguered homeowners during the current housing crisis, reports on the two mortgage houses continue to look grim…

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The National Association of Realtors reports that one third of all first time home buyers in 2011 received help from their parents in the shape of a gift or a loan. This has several benefits for both parties as long as the decision is approached with suitable caution and some planning.

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The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted 46.6 in the final quarter of 2011, up from 41.7 in the third quarter. While an ROMI below 50 is generally an indicator of low market activity, the current numbers mark an all time high in the last five year period.

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During these times of economic stagnation, many people – whether it’s a landlord or a homeowner or a business owner – have been forced to tighten their finances. Luckily, prioritizing property maintenance jobs is easier than you may think. Here are some easy tips to prioritize your property maintenance expenses…

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The Obama administration recently offered to triple the incentive package if Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae comply with certain things. However, action is slow to come, as Ed DeMarco of the FHA is heavily opposed to the idea.

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Building vs. buying is a huge dilemma and is something that most first time homeowners and/or investors face. However, building is a huge commitment and is not something you should take lightly. Here are the key factors to consider…

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Investing in college towns is a wise move, as the typical college town ecosystem guarantees a balanced economy because of steady employment, as well as constant demand as students come and go each year.

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