Real Estate

TOPLINE Mortgage delinquency rates nearly doubled and total delinquencies reportedly increased by 1.6 million in April, the largest single-month jump in history, though the majority are covered under Cares Act forbearance programs. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 30: A demonstrator calls on the governor to suspend rent and mortgage … [+] payments to help those who
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Today’s low mortgage rates are helping home buyers, but they might also lead to future inventory … [+] shortages and affordability challenges. Getty In a coronavirus-created environment of severe inventory shortages and rising prices, home shoppers do have one advantage in the form of extremely low interest rates. Yet, while propitious today, the latter bear
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Photo: Getty There is a metric in apartment investing known as cash-on-cash return. It represents the power of multiplying money. Consistent investment in strong performing assets over long periods of time yields the greatest return, so knowing how to calculate that return is essential. For many, it’s not the acquiring of money that’s the issue.
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Getty Sure, mortgages today are historically cheap, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to land a great deal: Getting a mortgage isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Indeed, mortgage rates have fallen to all-time lows. Freddie Mac’s weekly rate survey for the second week of May found that interest rates on 30-year mortgages
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San Francisco’s real estate market is expected to recover quicker than Los Angeles’ Getty Real estate industry experts discuss California’s real estate market. I checked in once again with Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp. The conversation focuses on the Bay Area and Southern California markets. In 2018, McLaughlin
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